Suwannee Valley Transit Authority

www.ridesvta.com/

Lifeline is the Florida Division’s transportation program. In addition to the Road to Recovery program, Lifeline can also help cancer patients find other transportation resources that may be available in their community to get them to cancer treatment related appointments.

 
Contact:
Larry Sessions
Larry.esssions@ridesvtd.com
972-391-4600
1907 Voyles Street
Live Oak, FL 32064

Road to Recovery

www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/road-to-recovery.html

The Road to Recovery program (provided by the American Cancer Society) provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer and do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars so that patients can receive the life-saving treatments they need.

 
Contact:
National Cancer Information Center
800-227-2345
2119 SW 16th Street
Gainesville, FL 32608

MV Transportation—Alachua County Transit

www.mvtransit.com

MV Transportation, Inc. and all subsidiaries, joint ventures, partnerships and affiliates is a privately held corporation that provides passenger transportation management, operations, and related services to jurisdictional and private entities across North America.

 
Contact:
972-391-4600
Community Transportation
3713 SW 42nd Street, Ste. 3
Gainesville, FL 32608

Lifeline Transportation Program-Diamond Cab

Lifeline is the Florida Division’s transportation program. In addition to the Road to Recovery program, Lifeline can also help cancer patients find other transportation resources that may be available in their community to get them to cancer treatment related appointments.

 
Contact:
William Walker
352-284-6205
1125 SE 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Corporate Angel Network, Inc. (CAN)

www.corpangelnetwork.org

CAN finds free air transportation on corporate planes for eligible cancer patients who need medical treatment.

 
Contact:
914-328-1313

Air Charity Network

aircharitynetwork.org

Provides transportation to patients traveling for treatment.

 
Contact:
coordination@mercymail.org
352-326-0761

FLORIDARXCARD

www.floridarxcard.com

Prescription drug assistance.

 
Contact:
Deb Adler
dadler@floridarxcard.com
770-313-7261
Florida

Florida Discount Drug Card Program

www.floridadiscountdrugcard.com

Age 60 or older, without prescription drug coverage, or in the Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage gap OR Under age 60, without prescription drug coverage, and with an annual family income of less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level. $1.50/Activation Fee (one time only).

 
Contact:
866-341-8894
200 E Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Alachua County Social Services—Prescription Discount Card

www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/CSS/SocialServices/Pages/PrescriptionDiscountCards.aspx

The Alachua County Prescription Discount Card, in conjunction with the National Association of Counties, offers a complementary discount card program to help Alachua County residents cope with the cost of prescription drugs. The Alachua County Prescription Card is FREE and available to ALL county residents regardless of income.

 
Contact:
Candie Nixon, Director of Social Services
352-264-6750
218 SE 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

United Way of North Central Florida

Provides free public access and referrals to non¬emergency social services for human service agencies, community clubs, interest groups, support groups, government services, recreation and education programs and health resources through our 2-1-1 information and referral helpline.

 
Contact:
Norinda Yancey, Director of impact
nyancy@untiedwayncfl.org
2-1-1: free service provided by United Way that connects area residents to critical health and social service resources.
6031 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607