Some commonly utilized community transportation services include:
American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program
This program offers free transportation to and from medical appointments for your cancer treatment. This program is staffed by volunteer drivers and is available throughout much of Western New York. This service requires advanced notice to arrange transportation and is dependent of volunteer availability. Contact ACS as soon as you have your appointment scheduled to inquire about how they can assist you. 1-800-227-2345
Medicaid Transportation in Western New York
Medicaid recipients may be eligible for transportation assistance. Medicaid transportation in Western New York is coordinated through Medical Answering Services, LLC (MAS) 1-800-651-7040.
Medicaid may be able to provide you with free transportation to your appointments or may help reimburse the cost of mileage, tolls, parking, etc. Applications for Medicaid transportation assistance require medical certification signed by your primary care doctor, and may take a few weeks to process.
If you find that you are unable to access the above services or you are having difficulty with transportation to your appointments, please contact your social worker to explore additional options or call 716-845-1300 ext. 4276.