transports patients to hospitals in Boston and back on Tuesdays.
Contact the VTA for eligibility at 508-693-9441, ext. 1
THE STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY
For the SSA's policy on reservations or parking for customers traveling to medical appointments, contact Gina Barboza, Manager of Reservations /Community Relations at (508) 548 - 5011 ext 204.
Ask about their "preferred space" reservations and their parking policy.
The SSA now offers reduced rates for Island residents who must travel frequently for cancer-related treatment, such as chemo and radiation. A discount of 50% (fifty percent) is offered to the already discount auto excursion rate to residents who have a series of at least 10 (ten) scheduled treatments over a three month period for the same medical condition. To apply for the discounted fare, medical documentation must be provided. Contact Gina Barboza at (508) 548 - 5011 ext 204.
The Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group can provide free ferry
passenger tickets for anyone traveling for daily radiation treatment. Contact (508) 627-7958.