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Question: who can I call for a ride to doctor

Answer:

There are many programs that you may or may not qualify for, transportation programs through DES that you can apply for or call. This is a short description of what their programs: “Transportation can help seniors and individuals with disabilities take advantage of activities and programs in their Community. A number of Communities offer door-to-door transportation services for older persons such as vans or mini-buses which accommodate wheelchairs, walkers, and other devices. Transportation may be provided to and from a Doctor's office or other facilities.” Down below are the links to the different programs through the Department of Economic Security (DES), that offer transportation if eligible. After viewing all these sites, you will realize all the transportation services that you may apply for so please view them all carefully and choose a program that will provide the best service for you. You may also want to visit the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) website to find out what other benefits or transportation service you may qualify for.

This is the list of programs that offer transportation benefits, or free transportation to those who are eligible. This link is located through the Arizona Department of Economic Security home page .  

Arizona Valley Metro offers discounts and assistance with seniors and those who have disabilities. Call their customer service to learn more, (602) 253-5000; or fill in an online questionnaire through their online customer service.

Arizona Transit Association (AzTA). “AzTA promotes educational public transportation conferences, workshops and seminars for policy makers, transportation professionals, businesses and community leaders from around the state.” Search for services by viewing their list of where there might be an organization near you. Contact info: by phone (480) 361-5101, or visit their online customer service page.  

American Public Transportation Association; Arizona Transit Links. View the list of other transportation agencies/organizations to find a service that meets your needs, contact info will be located either on their “customer service” page, or in their “contact us” page.  –

Area Agency on Aging (AAA). “AAAs have a clear responsibility to assure that supportive and nutrition services are made available to older persons in the communities where they live. Significantly, it is through the AAAs that most Older Americans Act services are funded, implemented, coordinated, expanded, and updated.” Visit their website to learn more, and see if you’re eligible.

- Arizona’s Independent Living Centers. Locate a program, from a list of many organizations that assist and support independent living. “Centers for independent living (CILs) are private, nonprofit corporations that provide services to maximize the independence of individuals with disabilities and the accessibility of the communities where they live.” - Center for Independent Living. Call to see if you’re eligible. Phone 928-283-6290.

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