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Service Description

Offers financial assistance to subsidize travel expenses for individuals with low income and diagnosed with cancer.

Only one travel allowance is granted per year, based on the application date. The annual allowance amount is subject to change without notice. The allowance is granted only to the person with cancer and CCS cannot issue the payment to a third party under any circumstances.

Eligibility

You must be undergoing active cancer treatment. - If you travel less than 200 km one way to your treatment centre, you must have a minimum of 10 appointments related to your treatment in the year. - If you live in AB/SK/MB/ON, you must also live in an area supported by the TTF. Call 1-888-939-3333 to find out if you live in one of these areas. - If you live in ON/NB/PEI/NS and are travelling more than 200 km one way, there is no minimum number of appointments needed to qualify. - If you live in QC and are more than 200 km from your treatment centre, you may be able to get financial assistance through the government. Before you apply here for the TTF, call 1-888-939-3333 to find out if you may qualify for government assistance instead. - If you live in AB/SK/MB/ON and are approved for the TTF, you will not be able to access the volunteer driver program for a period of one year. - You must meet the income criteria - contact for details. - You must not be the beneficiary of a social/income assistance program.

Application Process

Call for details or visit the website for the Travel Treatment Fund (TTF) Application.

Documents Required

A copy of a "VOID" cheque (if you want to receive money by e-transfer) and Notice of Assessment (NOA) copies for self and any other adult over 18 years of age or older residing in the home. The NOA can be obtained from the Canada Revenue Agency at toll free 1-800-959-7383.

Fees

None

TTY: 1-866-786-3934

Toll Free, Canada-wide

Toll-Free: 1-888-939-3333

Canada-wide

Service Website

www.cancer.ca/en/living-with-cancer/how-we-can-help/transportation

Facebook

www.facebook.com/CanadianCancerSociety/

Twitter

twitter.com/cancersociety

Instagram

www.instagram.com/cancersociety

Email

transportation@cancer.ca

Coverage Area

Saskatchewan

Languages Offered

Interpretive services available., French, English

Canadian Cancer Society

Address

55 St. Clair Avenue
Suite 300
Toronto ON  M4V 2Y7

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Location Info

TTY: 1-866-786-3934

Toll Free, Canada-wide

Toll-Free: 1-888-939-3333

Canada-wide

Website

www.cancer.ca

Email

connect@cancer.ca

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