Operation Search and Help

Funded by the Hine Memorial Fund

Providing quality care for a child with special needs can be costly. Operation Search and Help is a grant created solely to help caretakers like you pay for medication, medical equipment and supplies, specialized formulas, and transportation to out-of-town medical appointments.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirement 1

The applicant must be between ages birth through 21 years of age with a supporting diagnosis.

Requirement 2

The applicant must reside in Mahoning County or in Liberty, Girard or Hubbard

Requirement 3

The request must not be eligible for funding from health insurance or any other federal, state or local program.


Referrals are accepted from any community organization, facility or individual.  

For more information, please contact:  

Shari Buchmann, LSW, Caseworker
Direct Line:  330-781-5417 

Phone: 330-746-7641 X163

Email: Shari@Potentialdevelopment.org

Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.