Provides people in need with access to free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community or national crisis.
A nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing compassionate, non-emergency long-distance ground transportation to patients in need. Angel Bus utilizes motor coaches and their volunteer drivers as well as commercial buses.
Provides air transportation for children to access specialized medical care. It’s a mission of love. Of joy. Of hope. We’re getting treatment off the ground for the children who fly with us and, because of that, spirits are soaring!
Helps to ease the emotional stress, physical discomfort and financial burden of travel for cancer patients by arranging free flights to treatment centers, using the empty seats on corporate aircraft flying on routine business. Eligibility to participate in our program is open to all cancer patients, bone marrow donors, and bone marrow recipients who are ambulatory and not in need of medical support while traveling and is not based on financial need.
Provides free transportation service and supportive companionship for ambulatory cancer patients, from suspicious findings through completion of treatments.
This service is provided for ambulatory cancer patients living in Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, Ashland and Cherryland going to all cancer-related medical appointments within a 60-mile radius of ZIP code 94538, freeing them to focus on their health and essential treatment.
Provides assistance with costs for FDA clinical trial participation, identification of clinical trial options, community outreach and engagement. They do CT navigation, reimburse for travel and lodging expenses for clinical trial participants, and provide funds for a travel companion for the patient so they don’t have to travel alone. Lazarex is located in East Bay and helps patients for all over the country get to trials throughout the country. We give hope and a chance for life!
People who have Medicaid are entitled to receive help with travel to medical centers and doctors’ offices for treatment. This may take the form of payment or being reimbursed for gas, payment of bus fare, or may mean using a vanpool. County departments of social services in each state arrange for help with transportation, but families must ask for it by talking to their Medicaid caseworker.
Miracle Flights for Kids flies children who are struggling with serious cancers or debilitating diseases to specialized medical treatment centers across the U.S. Any child needing medical treatment or seeking out a second opinion not available in the ho hometown is eligible to apply for a miracle mission.
Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network.
The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program is available in some areas. Trained volunteers drive patients and families to hospitals and clinics for treatment. Contact your local American Cancer Society office for more information on what type of transportation program is available in your area.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Susan Lang Pay-It-Forward Patient Travel Assistance program is available to blood cancer patients, with significant financial need, who may qualify to receive financial assistance for approved expenses which include: ground transportation (gas, tolls, car rental, taxi, bus, train, ambulance services, etc.), air travel, and lodging related expenses.