Senior Citizen's Guide to Pittsburgh 13 Article Health Finding Help to Cover the Costs of Hearing Aids Treating a hearing loss can be difficult for those with limited income. Thankfully there are many programs willing to help. This article highlights some of the programs available in the Pittsburgh region. HearNow*: This program requires a one-time application fee. HearNow provides up to 2 hearing aids at no cost and the participating local clinic agrees to fit the hearing aid at no cost as well. Clinics may limit number of recipients seen. (800-328-8602). Pittsburgh Free/Sliding Scale clinics: Pittsburgh has a number of free clinics and sliding scale clinics.