Housing:

Joe’s House www.joeshouse.org You focus on beating cancer, we’ll find you a place to stay. Joe’s House is a nonprofit organization providing a online nation-wide list of places to stay to assist cancer patients and their families find lodging near treatment centers. Online only.

Medical Billing:

Be Well Wendy Temira 310-598-5785 Will manage all of the complicated medical billing reconciliation – making sure that the bills are correct or filing for changes and organizing all the paperwork.

Govbenefits.gov 1-800-333-4636

Food Delivery:

Project Angel Food http://www.projectangelfood.org/

323.845.1800 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038-2702

Meals to Heal www.meals-to-heal.com 888-721-1041

Sova – www.daplus.us 7563 1/2 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles – (323) 932-1658

Dine to Thrive Dinetothrive.com

Transportation Services:

Access: Access transportation service is available for any ADA paratransit eligible individual to any location within ¾ of a mile of any fixed bus operated by the Los Angeles County public fixed route bus operators and within ¾ of a mile around METRO Rail stations during the hours that the systems are operational.

For more information: Call (800) 827-1359 or visit http://www.asila.org/home/

American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345 may provide free transportation to treatments with advanced arrangements (usually this one is in the form of tokens to take a taxi to treatment)

City Ride: Cityride is a transportation assistance program for individuals age 65 or older and qualified disabled persons in the City of Los Angeles and select areas of Los Angeles County. The program offers Cityride participants reduced costs for the purchase of City of Los Angeles permitted taxi rides and Cityride Dial-A-Ride services.

For more information: Call (818) 808-2273or visit http://www.ladottransit.com/other/cityride/#welcome

One Generation Senior Services: ONEgeneration’s transportation program serves seniors 65 years or older, or disabled individuals who are unable to access other modes of transportation, and who require door to door transportation assistance within the southwest San Fernando Valley.

For information: Call (818) 705-2345 or visit http://onegeneration.org/transportation

Airline Tickets:

-Air Charity Network http://aircharitynetwork.org/

-Corporate Angel Network 866-328-1313 www.corpangelnetwork.org Free flights for cancer patients and their families. Private jets used by corporations that have empty seats, free flights. No financial requirements. One of many advantages is low risk of exposure to contagious illness because just a few people are on plane.

– Air Care Alliance 800-296-1217 http://www.aircareall.org/ Referral source for 37 organizations that provide this service.

– Angel Flight, Inc. People Flying People in Need 918-749-8992 http://www.angelflight.com/ Angel Flight is a non-profit organization of pilots and other volunteers dedicated to serving the community by arranging free private air transportation for medical patients who cannot afford to utilize normal, commercial transportation. Angel Flight also provides services to blood, organ and tissue banks.

– Angel Flight America, Inc. www.airlifeline.org and www.angelflightamerica.org Angel Flight® America (AFA) provides access for people in need seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community or national crisis.

– Cancer Air Flights http://www.gwccs.org/flights.html Lists a number of organizations that assist cancer survivors and their caregivers with transportation to and from treatments.

– Continental Careforce Bob Jack at 1-281-261-6626 Has a contract with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for reduced or free airline tickets.

– Delta AirSky Wish at United Way Free flights, no financial requirements. Call 1-800-892-2757 ext. 285, Christina Walker. Difficult to get into as often short on miles.

– Lifeline Pilots 309-697-6865 http://www.lifelinepilots.org/ LifeLine Pilots is a private, non-profit organization that provides people in medical and financial distress with access to free air transportation on small (4-6 seat), private aircraft for health care and other compelling human needs.

– Mercy Medical Airlift http://www.mercymedical.org/ (MMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving people in situations of compelling human need through the provision of charitable air transportation.

– Midwest Express Miracle Miles One free flight, thereafter flights are discounted. No financial requirements. Call Natalie Fuerst at 1-414-570-3644.

– Miracle Flights for Kids (800) -359-1711 or (702) 261-0494 http://www.miracleflights.com/ Transporting children to medical treatment since 1985.

– National Patient Air Travel HELPLINE http://www.patienttravel.org/ Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available through the Angel Flight America Network. Call 1-800-296-1217. Once NPATH, now also known as www.patienttravel.org.

– Northwest Airlines, Kid Cares program http://www.nwa.com/corpinfo/aircares/about/kidcares.shtml

– The Northwest Airlines KidCares medical travel program provides air travel to children age 18 and younger who are unable to receive treatment in their home area. Those with financial need have priority. 1-612-726-4206.

– TWA Operation Liftoff http://www.operationliftoff.com/ “Providing special trips to children who are facing life threatening illness.” Free flights, no financial requirements. Operation Liftoff provides air transportation for children with a life threatening illness for a wish trip or treatment trip.

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