Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Air Fare

Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are in the midst of a personal or family emergency (e.g., a death in the family or critical medical treatment) that requires their presence in a distant location and who cannot obtain the necessary airline tickets without assistance. Also included are organizations that make seats on private aircraft (or regular carriers) available at low or no cost to people who meet "compassion flight" criteria; and programs that pay for trips using donated air miles.

Automobile Loans

Programs that provide or arrange for financing for individuals who want to lease, purchase or repair an automobile or other means of transportation. Included are programs that provide or arrange for low interest or interest free loans as well as those that provide access to loans at market rates.

Bus Fare

Programs that provide cash or tokens for individuals who have no personal means of transportation and are unable to use public transportation (or a taxi service) for necessary local travel without assistance with the fare. Also included are programs that provide bus fare for people who need to travel out of town (e.g., for a funeral) but do not have the means to do so.

Gas Money

Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.

Mileage Reimbursements

Programs that reimburse individuals for mileage expenses incurred in connection with medical appointments or other designated purposes.

Return to Point of Origin

Programs that provide bus tickets, or money or vouchers for gasoline for homeless people, relocated disaster victims or other individuals who wish to return to a legal place of residence that is outside the area in which they are currently located and who cannot leave without assistance.

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