Employee Assistance Fund

Application and Guidelines for the Employee Assistance Fund
of Ashland Community Hospital Foundation for
Asante Ashland Community Hospital employees


  • Experiencing a financial crisis or hardship
  • Must be an employee of Asante Ashland Community Hospital
  • Have not received assistance from Ashland Community Hospital Foundation in the last twelve months.
    • Excludes AACH Almeda Fire survivors

Eligible expenses include:

  • Repairs for damage to primary residence or car
  • Emergency childcare assistance
  • Essential needs such as gas or groceries
  • Monthly bills such as rent, mortgage, and utility bills
  • Unforeseen life events such as a death in the family, divorce or loss of income from spouse/partner
  • Medical expenses including dental, hearing and vision not covered by insurance

Grants will not be made directly to individuals or for the following purposes:

  • Credit card or loan debt
  • Entertainment related bills and expenses (cable/Internet or streaming services)
  • Home improvement expenses unrelated to emergency repairs
  • Medical care copays and elective services

How Employee Assistance Grants will be made

  • Maximum grant awards are $1,000, though exceptions can be made depending on availability of funds
  • Grants are paid directly to the creditor in the form of a business check
  • Assistance with gas or groceries are given in the form of a voucher
  • Once an application and all required documentation have been received a decision will be made within two business days
  • Following approval checks will be processed within two business days

Please submit the following information by email. Staff will contact you shortly to request documentation of the need (copy of bill, estimate, etc)

First and Last Name:


Employee ID:



Amount requested:

Brief description of need:

By providing this information you understand that Ashland Community Hospital Foundation staff may verify your employment.