Wheels of Hope

Canadian Cancer Society - Alberta

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Description
Provides transportation for cancer patients without other means of transportation to active treatments.

Service offers:

  • door-to-door transportation for cancer patients to treatments
  • a dedicated team of volunteers who donate their time and vehicles to transport patients for active treatment at approved cancer treatment facilities

Key Provider: volunteers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • age 18 and older; if younger than 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian
  • who do not have other means of transportation to their cancer treatments
  • who are able to walk on their own and get in and out of a vehicle without assistance
  • attending radiation, chemotherapy and diagnostic appointments related to active treatment and psychosocial and physiotherapy appointments
  • client and volunteer driver must wear an N95 or other medical grade masks   
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • rides must be booked with four business days notice
  • clients may request up to one roundtrip ride per day 
  • contact for more details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
1-888-939-3333
Web Site
https://canadiancancersociety.formstack.com/forms/cis_more_info_en
Email
connect@cancer.ca
Languages
English; French
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Annual fee:



  • $100.00

  • contact for more details


Fee Reduction: Yes,

Based on assessment. 


Membership Fee: Yes,

Contact for details. Membership not required to receive service.


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 4, 2023
Hours of Operation

Office is open with limited hours, please call ahead before visiting.