Hematology & BMT Resources: Care-Giving, Meals & Transportation
Helps patients build websites to stay connected with friends and family.
Cleaning for a Reason
Free maid services for women with cancer.
Phone: (877) 337-3348
In Home Supportive Services
Assistance with meal preparation, house cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping and personal care for seniors and disabled individuals with Medi-Cal. Contact your social worker for a referral.
Institute on Aging
Offers a variety of programs and care-giving referrals for seniors.
Phone: (877) 750-4111
Family Caregiver Alliance
Fact sheets, workshops, care referrals and support group for those caring for someone over 60 in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco or San Mateo County.
Phone: (415) 434-3388
Lotsa Helping Hands
Free web-based community for organizing care assistance from friends and family.
The National Alliance for Caregiving
Offers information about care giving.
Phone: (301) 718-8444
Caregiver Action Network
Information and referrals for care-givers.
Phone: (202) 454-3970
Phone: (855) 844-7777
Resolve: The National Infertility Association
Phone: (703) 556-7172
Nutrition and Meals Assistance
Meals on Wheels
Home-delivered meals for seniors. Not recommended within six months of transplant.
Phone: (800) 677-1116
Project Open Hand
Home-delivered meals for home-bound, critically ill individuals. Not recommended within six months of transplant.
Phone: (800) 551-6325
UCSF Nutrition Counseling and Workshops
Free dietary consultation, classes and workshops.
Appointments: (415) 353-2421
Angel Flight West
Free flights from volunteer pilots.
Phone: (888) 4AN-ANGEL
Corporate Angel Network
Free flights for cancer patients in corporate jets.
Phone: (866) 328-1313
Assistance with commercial airline tickets, volunteer pilots, gas cards, bus and train tickets.
Transportation services for elderly and disabled individuals who cannot use public transit.
- Alameda County
Phone: (510) 287-5000
- Contra Costa County
Phone: (925) 676-7500
- Marin County
Phone: (415) 456-9062
- San Francisco
Phone: (415) 351-7052
- Sonoma County
Phone: (707) 585-7516
Hematology and BMT Resource Guide
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.