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.

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

NORD offers programs to help patients obtain life-saving or life-sustaining medication they could not otherwise afford. These programs provide medication, financial assistance with insurance premiums and co-pays, diagnostic testing assistance, and travel assistance for clinical traits or consultation with disease specialist.

We provide free medical flights to people who need to access medical care that may be far to get to by car.

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).

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.

Coordinates free compassionate flights on small aircraft for pa- tients of all ages and families members needing transportation because of a difficult medical situation.

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 transportation assistance and have limited financial resources. Arrangements are coordinated with FAA licensed pilots to carry patients when regularly scheduled flight services will not suffice.

Website has listings of local resources to provide patient trans- port or emergency relief assistance for patients needing medical air transportation.