Frequently Asked Questions
Does my wig supplier have to be in Illinois?
No, your wig supplier can be anywhere in the United States. The patient being treated must be a current resident of Illinois.
I am turning 19 during my treatment. Can I still apply for a wig?
If you are 18 years old on the date that your application is sent and it is complete, you will be fully considered for a wig. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
What are the different types/costs of wigs?
Wigs can vary in cost ranging anywhere from $10 to thousands of dollars. Wigs made of human hair are typically more expensive. The higher the quality of the wig (i.e. human hair), the higher the cost. Wigs can be synthetic or human hair and come in all different lengths, styles and colors.
How do I receive the financial assistance?
After approved and confirmed, a check will be mailed directly to the wig supplier.
How long does it take to get a wig?
Will the financial assistance received cover the entire cost of the wig?
Yes and no. Depending on the price and approved assistance granted, there may be a remaining balance from your wig supplier. You will be fully responsible for any balance due.