Boston Cancer Support: Treatment Transport Program

Boston Cancer Support through a partnership with Lyft is providing aid to patients who need help funding rides to treatment.

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Boston Cancer Support: Treatment Transport Program

Who can use this option?

Anyone who is currently undergoing treatment for cancer.
A smartphone is required to use this service. If the patient does not have a smartphone, a loved one can order rides for them using their account.

How much does it cost?

New users receive a code good for 5 rides, up to $10 each. Whenever that credit has been used, contact your local senior center and/or the social worker at your hospital.

When is this option available?

This option is available when you need it.

How far ahead do you need to plan?

Using the Lyft app, you can schedule rides in advance or request one immediately.

What accommodations are available?

Generally, Lyft vehicles are not wheelchair accessible. You can ask the driver for help getting over a curb, getting into and out of the vehicle, and with storing packages or folding walkers. Service animals are always accepted.

Contact details

bostoncancersupport.org
831 Beacon Street #107 , Newton, MA 02459

Service Area

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Service Types

Curb-to-curb, Dial-a-Ride

Boston Cancer Support: Treatment Transport Program

Fill out a form at http://www.bostoncancersupport.org/lyft/ to receive a unique code to use once you download the Lyft app to your smartphone.

The Treatment Transport program has transportation options beyond the Lyft partnership.  Visit the Transportation page at http://www.bostoncancersupport.org/transportation/

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