Transportation Expense Assistance

Description: Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements. (AIRS BT-8300)

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UT

Statewide

Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West
Cannon Health Building
UT
Phone: 801-538-6155
Toll Free Phone: 801-538-6805
Eligibility: Children under age 21 who qualify for Medicaid. Contact the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) about your Medicaid eligibility
Services Provided: CHEC, the Utah Medicaid benefit for children (known elsewhere as EPSDT).
CHEC offers:
Well-child visits*
Immunizations (shots)
Vision tests, hearing tests and dental visits
Local Health Department nurses who help you understand how important CHEC visits
are and will help schedule CHEC visits
Medically necessary services that are not always paid by Medicaid.
Ask for a CHEC exam every time you schedule a well-child check-up.
*A CHEC well-child visit includes the following:
Head to toe exam
Shots
Complete health and developmental history
Evaluation of physical and mental health
Lab services including required lead screening
Vision, hearing and dental services
Health education and helpful advice
Provider Profiles: Salt Lake Area Phone: (801) 526-0950 - Toll-Free Phone: 1-866-435-7414
To arrange travel to go to CHEC appointments, call one day ahead 855-563-4403.
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT), the child health component of Medicaid. Children under age 21 who are enrolled in Medicaid are entitled to EPSDT benefits, which States must cover with preventive and treatment services.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 10/23/2018
Organization Name: Salt Lake County
Address: UT
Eligibility: Low income in need of vehicle repair for emissions
Services Provided: Depending on the age and overall condition of a vehicle failing the emissions test, low-income vehicle owners may qualify for vehicle repair assistance. We require a completed application and supporting documentation.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 4/24/2018

Coalville, UT

17 South Main Street
Coalville, UT 84017
Phone: 435-336-4277
Organization Name: Community Action Services and Food Bank
Address: 17 South Main Street
Coalville, UT 84017
Phone: 435-336-4277
Fax: 801-373-8228
Eligibility: Focused on families with 100% legal and physical custody of children but there are some limited amounts available for other households specific to an eviction crisis (limit of $300 for families without children). For rental assistance, must have an eviction notice in hand. Household gross income of less than 200% of the poverty guideline and have at least one legal resident of the US.
Services Provided: Community Action Services and Food Bank is an nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and long-term support to help families in poverty become self-reliant. They do this by providing a variety of programs and solutions designed to address local needs and issues.
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 7/8/2019

Heber, UT

34 West 200 South, Suite 4
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-2182
Organization Name: Community Action Services and Food Bank
Address: 34 West 200 South, Suite 4
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-2182
Eligibility: Households must demonstrate there is a need for emergency food assistance due to circumstance beyond their control. Emergency shelter provided for families with 100% legal and physical custody of children. Crisis must be due to circumstance outside of the family's control.
Services Provided: Community Action Services and Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and long-term support to help families in poverty become self-reliant.
Provider Profiles: Anyone will be assisted once. After that, you must prove that your income falls under 125% of the federal poverty guidelines for family size and income. Individuals may access services every two weeks and re-certify based on income every three months.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019

Richfield, UT

1180 South Cove View Road
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4028
Address: 1180 South Cove View Road
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4028
Services Provided: Provides emergency shelter, food boxes, free clothing, and other services for stranded travelers or people encountering unexpected situations in their lives.

Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/22/2015

West Bountiful, UT

423 North 800 West
West Bountiful, UT 84087
Phone: 801-294-4060
Address: 423 North 800 West
West Bountiful, UT 84087
Phone: 801-294-4060
Services Provided: Providing cars for single or young mothers and needy families. Coordinates the donations of vehicles and other resources.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 7/11/2019

Nationwide

1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
Address: 1515 East 71st Street, Suite 312
Tulsa, OK 74136
Toll Free Phone: 888-260-9707
Fax: 815-572-9192
Services Provided: The Air Care Alliance is a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations whose volunteer pilot members are dedicated to community service. This site will introduce you to us and to all the groups we list whose volunteers perform public benefit flying for health care, patient transport, disaster relief, educational experiences for youth, environmental support, and other missions of public service.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/9/2018
4620 Haygood Road, Ste. 1
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Address: 4620 Haygood Road, Ste. 1
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Toll Free Phone: 800-768-0238
Services Provided: Angel Wheels to Healing (formerly Angel Bus) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing compassionate, non-emergency long-distance ground transportation to patients in need. A typical trip supported by Angel Wheels to Healing 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.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
Organization Name: Corporate Angel Network
Address: 1 Loop Road
Onne Loop Road
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: 914-328-1313
Toll Free Phone: 866-328-1313
Fax: 914-328-3938
Eligibility: Receiving treatment from nationally recognized cancer treatment facility.
Services Provided: Provides flights for cancer patients and bone marrow donors and recipients that are traveling to and from nationally recognized cancer treatment centers within the United States and Canada.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/3/2019
2601 Hansford Avenue
Batavia, IL
Phone: 630-780-0129
Address: 2601 Hansford Avenue
Batavia, IL
Phone: 630-780-0129
Fax: 630-239-2372
Services Provided: A nonprofit that assists individuals/families in the event of an emergency/crisis situation by providing financial assistance for air travel as well as hotel accommodations and rental car if deemed necessary.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
Address: 6900 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 200
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: 877-968-7233
Fax: 214-570-3621
Email: info@cdfund.org
Eligibility: Patients suffering from diagnosed, covered chronic medical conditions who have limited financial means.
Services Provided: Helps patients get access to the medications they need, pay insurance co-pays, transportation, insurance premiums, finding insurance coverage, and emotional support.
Provider Profiles: Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
Address: UT
Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
Services Provided: Available in all markets that have Lyft.
- Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
- Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
- Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Lyft Business Healthcare.
- Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/26/2018
Address: 55 Kenosia Avenue
PO Box 1968
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-0100
Toll Free Phone: 800-634-7207
Fax: 203-263-9938
Eligibility: Persons with a rare disease.
Services Provided: NORD is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service. Co-pay Assistance Program.
Patient Assistance Program, RareCare: helps 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 trials or consultation with disease specialists.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
Address: PO Box 5930
Midlothian, VA 23112
Phone: 800-366-7741
Toll Free Phone: 800-366-7741
Fax: 804-744-9388
Email: psiops@uneedpsi.org
Eligibility: Financial assistance for insured and uninsured patients with chronic illnesses. Assistance is focused on a limited number of around 20 diseases, and the list always changes.
Services Provided: Provides online disease and treatment information as well as limited financial assistance for patients with chronic illnesses who are struggling to keep up with expensive premiums and copayments. Available programs and specific illnesses are regularly updated. Financial assistance includes: subsidizing the cost of health insurance premiums; providing pharmacy and treatment copayment assistance; assisting with Medicare Part D co-insurance; providing travel assistance for transportation reimbursement.
Provider Profiles: Online resources
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
Address: UT
Eligibility: Patients of participating healthcare provider, organization, or insurance
Services Provided: Available in all markets that have Uber.
- Healthcare providers may book rides for patients directly. This option does not require patients to have a smartphone. Ride updates may be sent by text or communicated by the healthcare provider.
- Patients may book a ride using the link provided by their healthcare provider.
- Contact your healthcare provider for information about any costs associated with Uber Health.
- Healthcare providers can use the link above to get more information or become a participating provider.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/26/2018
PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
Address: PO Box 872
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 866-619-4647
Eligibility: Entire northeast United States
Services Provided: The mission of Wings Flights of Hope Inc. is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/9/2018

CA

Santa Monica, CA

3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 800-446-1231
Address: 3161 Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 800-446-1231
Toll Free Phone: 800-446-1231
Fax: 310-397-9636
Eligibility: Children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.
Services Provided: Private pilots volunteer their time and donate all expenses to provide passengers access to treatment at distant medical centers; transporting blood to critically ill patients; flying special needs kids to summer camps; and many more humanitarian missions.
Provider Profiles: regional
Original Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/17/2019

TX

Dallas, TX

Organization Name: Southwest Airlines
Address: PO Box 36647-1CR
Dallas, TX 75235
Services Provided: Southwest Airlines provides complimentary, roundtrip tickets to nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to distribute the tickets to patients and/or caregivers. The grant program partners with nonprofit hospitals and organizations. Each hospital has its own guidelines for administration of these tickets. Contact the Social Work, Travel/Concierge Service, or Patient Assistance Department directly from one of the website links to see if you qualify for travel assistance.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 5/23/2018