Corporate Angels provides free travel for medical patients on available corporate jets.
Provides patients access to flights – will link to Corporate Angels.
PALS arranging FREE air transportation for individuals in need of treatment or diagnosis within the entire Northeast and down the East Coast.
Central listing for free air travel services.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority is the public transportation network in New York City. This is a general link to all major railroad, subway and bus lines in and around the NYC area including schedules, route information, and fare/toll information. The website also provides a point-to-point trip planner.
www.hopstop.com City transit guide that provides door-to-door subway and bus directions.
Google Maps is another great resource for point-to-point directions. It includes public transportation travel information.
Access-A-Ride provides transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. It offers shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service. AAR operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in New York City’s five boroughs. You must apply for the service in advance—the application can be found on the website.
Dial 7 Car and Limo Service provides transportation to and from airports, and around NYC.
Carmel Car and Limo Service provides transportation to and from airports, and around NYC.
Super Shuttle is an easy and cost-effective shared van service to and from all NYC-area airports.
Go Airlink NYC offers affordable, on time and safe New York airport shuttle transportation & airport transfer services to and from Manhattan, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-877-599-8200.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events. www.cancer.org The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. The local organization can be reached at 212-237-3836 or 212-586-8700. http://stupidcancer.org Stupid Cancer is a global support community for young adults affected by cancer.
Gilda’s Club is a support organization for cancer patients, their families, and their friends. The NYC number is 212-647-9700.
CancerCare is a national organization providing free support services and information to help people manage the emotional, practical and financial challenges of cancer. Services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by professional oncology social workers.1-800-813-HOPE
The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.
Crisis center where you can find the emotional and spiritual support to cope with medical challenges.
An extensive resource for HIV-related information
GMHC Services to current clients but also workshops and support groups for non-clients. An information and referral hotline is provided at 212-807-6655.
Treatment focused information that includes resources for financial assistance.
Offers services and referrals to individuals and families living with AIDS and advanced HIV disease. The number for the service hotline is 212-971-0626.
Offers information and referral, at 212-768-0221 or 212-676-2550.
Website for individuals recently diagnosed with chronic or catastrophic medical conditions, their caregivers and loved ones.
Family Caregiver Alliance offers programs at national, state and local levels to support and sustain caregivers.
Well Spouse Foundation provides spouses of the disabled with support groups, message boards, live Internet chats, and links to disease-specific sites.
With message boards, chats, journal exercises, and links to newsletters.
An online magazine for caregivers.
Offers a free, easy to set-up website that can be updated weekly, daily or hourly with medical updates for family and friends to be able to follow treatment, as well as a journal that allows back and forth email conversation through the site.
Caregiver Action Network is a non-profit organization providing education, peer support, and resources to family caregivers across the country