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Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance | www.Colo-OvarianCancer.org

1777 S. Bellaire Street, Suite 170 | Denver, Colorado 80222

303-506-7014  |  1-800-428-0642

Transportation & Travel Support

The American Cancer Society ‘Road to Recovery’ Program

Contact an American Cancer Society Patient Navigator at 1.800.227.2345


“…Provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer but do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars… Patients must have a cancer diagnosis and be travelling for a cancer-related medical appointment… A 4 business day advance notice is required; not including the date transportation is needed.”

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/road-to-recovery.html

 

CarShare.org
Offices: 1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 101, Denver, CO 80202

303.720.1185

info@carshare.org

“Your local non-profit carsharing organization, serving the Denver-Boulder metro area…..CarSharing is a type of car rental designed to be convenient for people who want to use cars for relatively short periods of times (as little as 15 minutes, usually a few hours, up to multiple days) and only pay for their usage (your costs depend on how long you have a car and miles driven)… We have cars located throughout neighborhoods and business districts of Boulder, Denver and Longmont – you pick up at and return your car to its specific (designated) parking location.”

 

http://carshare.org/what-is-carsharing/

 

Angel Flight West
888.426.2643

info@angelflightwest.org

“Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.… We fly patients to and from scheduled medical treatment… Because our flights are free of charge, financial need is verified…. We take in all new requests for possible flights through a doctor’s office, a nurse, or a social worker or case manager. “


http://www.angelflightwest.org/

 

Angel Wheels

“Angel Wheels is a non-profit charity, dedicated to providing non-emergency, long-distance ground transportation to financially disadvantaged, ambulatory patients who are traveling for treatment. A typical trip supported by Angel Wheels does not exceed 300 miles (one-way), and we do not normally handle trips within a local area or community. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis, routinely for cancer patients traveling daily for treatment.”

 

Angel Wheels to Healing utilizes the following resources for assisting patients:

  • Gas cards (Provided to help off-set fuel cost for patients)

  • Bus Tickets (Greyhound, Trailways, etc.)

  • Train Tickets (Amtrak)

https://angelwheels.org/

 

Corporate Angel Network

Corporate Angel Network helps cancer patients access the best possible treatment by arranging free travel to treatment across the country using empty seats on corporate jets.

http://www.corpangelnetwork.org/home

 

National Patient Travel Center

1.800.296.1217

info@nationalpatienttravelcenter.org

“Provides referrals and ‘how to get there’ assistance for any patient needing to travel to a distant, specialized medical facility for evaluation, diagnosis or treatment.”

http://www.patienttravel.org/