Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Ford-Polly Gunderson Foundation?

FPG is a free service that connects clients in need of assistance animal assessments to licensed therapists.

2. Who is eligible to receive an assessment?

Adults of all ages who are experiencing problems in life, but are unable to afford the help they need on their own.

3. What does it cost?

Our services are FREE to those who are financially eligible.

4. Where do I go for counseling?

Our therapists are located throughout the US – if you qualify to receive services, you will be linked to a counselor in your state. Services are available via teletherapy (video conferencing).

5. How do I get started?

To get started, call FPG at 800-372-4125 for a confidential phone interview.

6. How is the work funded?

FPG is supported by individual contributions, public funds, and by the generosity of private and corporate foundations.

Currently, financial assistance is available only to US residents in limited service areas. Not available to California, DC, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Maryland residents.