The North Bay Patient Travel Assistance Program is available to blood cancer patients, with significant financial need, who may qualify to receive financial assistance for approved expenses which include: ground transportation (gas, tolls, car rental, taxi, bus, train, etc.), air travel, and lodging related expenses.
Program Eligibility Criteria
- Applicants (patients) must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
- Applicants must be insured and have a confirmed blood cancer diagnosis (physicians signature confirming diagnosis is required)
- Applicants must demonstrate financial need: household income at or below adjusted 500% U.S. Federal Poverty Level (FPL) (financial documents such as recent tax returns, 1099s, Social Security, benefit statements or W-2s will be reviewed to determine eligibility)
Awards are based on a first-come first-serve basis, for as long as funding is available. If you or someone you know is a blood cancer patient who would like to apply for assistance through this program, please contact your local healthcare provider or the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET).
Thank you to the North Bay Cancer Alliance and Community Foundation Sonoma County for partnering with LLS to provide generous funding for this program.