Volunteer Driver Program
Our volunteer-provided driving program is a ride-sharing service providing transportation to cancer appointments. These trained volunteers are a dedicated group of individuals who give of their time to help get you to your treatment.
Where available, we strive to provide safe and reliable transportation for people who are currently receiving treatment at approved cancer treatment facilities.
TRAVEL TREATMENT FUND
The Canadian Cancer Society’s (CCS) Travel Treatment Fund may be able to offset some of your travel costs. A financial assessment is required for this program and can be applied for annually while still receiving treatment.
To see if you qualify for this assistance please contact us at 1-800-263-6750.
Applications for this program include a fully completed Application Form including the section to be filled out by a healthcare professional and the Direct Deposit Consent with a copy of a "VOID" cheque. To avoid delay please ensure the application is complete and all the required documentation is provided. Please forward your Travel Treatment Fund application and Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) form to the Canadian Cancer Society by:
Important Note about Email email@example.com is not a protected address. If you are not comfortable with this method of sending your personal TTF application and accompanying documents, please opt to send your information by mail or fax instead.
MAIL: Travel Treatment Fund
c/o Canadian Cancer Society
1550 Upper James Street Suite 300,
Hamilton ON, L9B 2L6
Phone: 1 800 263 6750
Fax: 1 866 263 6757
Important Note about Mail – There may be a significant delay in processing applications sent by mail.
We can help find you the support you need. If you have questions about our programs or other services that may be available in your area, please call our Cancer Information Helpline at 1-888-939-3333 or search our Community Services Locator for more information about what’s available in your community.
Family Provided Program
Family provided transportation assistance is available to a family who’s child has cancer and is traveling 200 km (one way) or more to get to the treatment centre(s).
In these instances families provide the transportation to treatment and are reimbursed financially according to our policies.
Families should contact their Social Worker or Interlink Nurse at their treatment centre to register.