The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation provides hearing aid assistance for approximately 1000 low-income Georgia residents every year. The Lighthouse partners with 150 hearing providers across the state, 4 hearing aid manufacturers, and multiple other health organizations to provide these services. The program is funded in large part by the Georgia Public Service Commission.
The cost of the hearing aid package is based on a sliding scale. The client’s household size, income, and type of hearing aid needed will determine the cost of the package, ranging from $95 to $260 per aid.The Lighthouse does not cover the initial hearing exam. If you need a hearing test, please contact one of our partner audiologists or hearing aid dispensers.
Program Package Includes
- Up to 2 digital hearing aids
- A 3 year service warranty per aid aid
- A 1 year loss and damage warranty per aid
- One (1) set of ear molds
- Four (4) appointments with approved Lighthouse provider
- Georgia Residency for at least one year
- Income within 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
- Current hearing test (less than 6 months old)
- Georgia identification
If you have questions about your application, its status, or information missing from your application, please call 404-325-3630 x313.
If you have general questions about the hearing program, Lighthouse-approved providers, or your co-payment, please call 404-325-3630 x305.
A few reminders about the program:
- You will be contact via mail or email two-three weeks after we have received your application. This letter will inform you of your application status.
- There is a co-payment associated with your hearing aids. It is based on the style of aid your provider recommends, as well as on your monthly income. There are no payment plans.
- You may submit a hearing test from a non-Lighthouse approved provider with your application; however you will need to choose a Lighthouse-approved provider to move forward in the program. He or she will have to accept the hearing test you already have, or they will require you to get a new one with them. To be safe, try to get your hearing test done with a Lighthouse-approved provider.Please read our New Patient Letter & FAQs for more information.