Free or low cost travel for seriously ill patients who can’t afford to pay for transport for medical treatment.
Mary-Helen Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
Provides transportation to and from treatment, legal assistance, support groups, bereavement counseling, education and a smoking cessation program.
1707 L St. NW, Ste. 230
Washington, DC 20036
Web site: www.mautnerproject.org
Telephone: 1-866-628-8637 or 202-332-5536
Air Care Alliance
Listing of Air Care Alliance member organizations that offer free air transport for charitable purposes. AirLifeLine
AirLifeLine provides free air transportation within 1000 nautical miles. The patient must be mobile enough to enter and exit the aircraft. There must be financial need and the patient needs to be medically stable enough to fly in a non-pressurized plane. Angel Flight West
They provide non-emergency transportation for medical treatment for those that cannot afford it or cannot fly on public flights for health reasons. Road to Recovery
An American Cancer Society service that finds volunteers to provide ground transportation to and from treatments for cancer patients in need. Corporate Angel Network
Air transport for patients needing to travel for treatment, consultation, or an exam. They must be able to walk up the stairs of a private jet without assistance and need no form of life support or medical help on the plane. Micacle Flights for Kids
They arrange flights from volunteer pilots for seriously ill children who otherwise would not be able to get to the treatment they need. Mercy Medical Airlift
Their mission is “to facilitate a charitable means of long distance medical air transport for all medically indigent, low-income and financially vulnerable patients in our society thereby ensuring equal access to distant specialized medical treatment or to appropriate facilities and settings for continuing care”. National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses
They provide housing and associated support services for seriously ill patients and their families to allow the patients to receive necessary outpatient care. PatientTravel.org
Formerly the National Patient Travel Helpline. They act as a clearinghouse to help match up patients in need with travel and related services. Volunteer Pilots Association
A charitable non-profit organization of private pilots who offer free medical transport for those with a financial need.