2-1-1 TENNESSEE

2-1-1 Tennessee Statewide Resource Network

Full Resource Name:

Angel Flight of Georgia, Inc

2000 Airport Rd. Suite 227
Atlanta, GA 30341

(877) 426-2643

http://www.angelflightsoars.org

Description:

Is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization providing free air transportation to and from treatment facilities for those with medical needs who are financially distressed or unable to travel on public transportation. Missions include routine treatment flights, compassionate care, and others referred to us by health care providers. A group of pilot and non-pilot volunteers that have been dedicated to serving patients and health care providers in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and the Carolinas since 1983.

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

9am-5pm

Intake Process:

Need 3-5 days advanced notice.

Program Fees:

Free

Eligibility:

Angel Flight can provide free air transportation to patients with medical hardships who cannot, either for financial or other reasons, ride commercial airlines. These can be routine medical treatments, one-time operations or other compassionate purposes. Patients must be ambulatory, able to travel in a non-pressurized aircraft, and preferably, with a travel companion (relative, friend or nurse).
The patient must meet the following criteria before being accepted for air transportation.
Be medically stable and be ambulatory (able to enter and exit aircraft without assistance), unless the patient is a child under 4 years old and can be carried by their guardian.
Have a legitimate medical need for services not available locally and need to avoid lengthy ground transportation.
Not be able to afford available alternate air transportation.
Be able to ride in a small, non-pressurized airplane that is not equipped for medical emergencies.
Have ground transportation from the airport to the treatment center.
Have a personally signed letter from physician.
Sign a waiver releasing Angel Flight from liability (pilots will have this form for signature).

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

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