Persons with disabilities unable to use regular public transport are eligible to receive unrestricted curb-to-curb van/cab service.
Families who have a child with cancer may apply for financial assistance to help pay for mileage, airfare and lodging when their child needs to stay near the hospital for treatment.
MBTA’s paratransit service; provides door-to-door transportation to those who are unable to use public transportation because of physical, cognitive, psychiatric, or sensory disability.
Persons with disabilities are eligible for half-fare bus and train passes. For more information or to apply, contact your local transit authority.
One-stop searchable directory of public, private, and accessible transportation options in Massachusetts. Ideal for seniors, peo- ple with disabilities, or anyone who doesn’t have access to a car. Website: www.massridematch.org
Ensures that no financially-needy patient is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment for lack of a means of long-distance medical air transportation.
Unites families with their critically ill newborns in the NICU. Works to reduce NICU admissions through prevention, education and research.
Helps families overcome financial obstacles by flying their seri- ously ill children to receive proper medical care and to get second opinions. Accepts financial and frequent flyer mile donations.
Helps coordinate free air transportation for individuals seeking medical treatment. Also hosts Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF- and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF-for veterans and their fami- lies call 888-662-6794 for details).
Lowell’s paratransit service provides door to door transportation to those who are unable to use LRTA’s fixed route bus service.
Coordinates free compassionate flights on small aircraft for pa- tients of all ages and families members needing transportation because of a difficult medical situation.
Provides reimbursement of travel expenses for patients and their families who received medical care or treatment for an epilepsy/ seizure disorder. Visit website for eligibility criteria.
Provides refurbished donated vehicles to people with disabilities who otherwise could not afford to purchase their own. Cars will be used to transport the client to employment.
Founded to meet the transportation needs of children who re- quire medical treatment many miles from home. Mission request line: 919-460-4334.
CMSC auto school will assist individuals with physical, intellectu- al, emotional or social disabilities to determine if they would be eligible for a Massachusetts Driving License.
Provides assistance to families for emergency transportation needs and resources to provide medical treatment, therapies and rehabilitative equipment for their children with special needs.
Serves as an Angel Network for families of children with autism. Arranges air travel on private jets for families in need of medical care for their children.
Works to secure free transport for individuals who need transpor- tation assistance and have limited financial resources. Arrange- ments are coordinated with FAA licensed pilots to carry patients when regularly scheduled flight services will not suffice.
Provides compassionate non-emergency long-distance ground transportation to patients in need.
Website has listings of local resources to provide patient trans- port or emergency relief assistance for patients needing medical air transportation.
National network matching people in need with free flights and travel resources.
Travel For Care Program offers assistance to families who havea child that needs cancer treatment. Transportation, lodging, and meals are available to eligible families who meet criteria.