Transportation Services

Volunteers provide transportation and companionship to our seniors.

Description

Volunteer Transportation Service is intended to serve seniors and adults with disabilities. Riders must be ambulatory. This service is provided by volunteers from our community who donate their time and use their own vehicle. Service is subject to the availability of volunteer drivers.

This service is for persons that have difficulty using public transportation due to age, frailty, or a disability. Passengers must be ambulatory, and able to enter and exit a vehicle themselves without being required to be lifted by the volunteer driver. The types of trips allowed are: medical appointments, shopping, banking, adult daycare, and other personal business.

Older couple providing transportation services

Trips less than 10 miles, one-way:

  • $4.50 one-way;

Trips 10 miles or more, one-way:

  • First 25 miles will be calculated @ 75 cents per mile, one-way;
  • If applicable, after 25 miles, each mile will be calculated @ 50 cents per mile, one-way.

Trip requests can be made by calling (262) 842-7433. Advance notice is required. (3 business days is recommended) Advance notice helps our staff to have the ability to find the appropriate driver.

Benefits

The types of trips allowed are:

  • medical appointments
  • shopping
  • banking or other personal business.

Rides can be local or regional.

Program Details

Location

Office location:
7730 Sheridan Road
Kenosha, WI
53143

Eligibility Requirements

This service is for persons that have difficulty using public transportation due to age, frailty, or a disability. Passengers must be ambulatory, and able to enter and exit a vehicle themselves without being required to be lifted by the volunteer driver. Wheelchairs are not accepted.

COST

Trips less than 10 miles, one-way:

  • $4.50 one-way;

Trips 10 miles or more, one-way:

  • First 25 miles will be calculated @ 75 cents per mile, one-way;
  • If applicable, after 25 miles, each mile will be calculated @ 50 cents per mile, one-way.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
CONTACT INFORMATION

Call 262-842-7433 or email Dawn Skau at [email protected] for more information.