• Medicaid’s Medical Transportation Program
This program provides rides to medical or dental appointments for Medicaid clients who have no other means of transportation. For more information about the program, visit http://www.txhealthsteps.com/hhscs-medical-transportation-program or call 1-877-633-8747.
• Drive a Senior Northwest - a Faith in Action Program
This program provided personal transportation (medical appointments, personal business and shopping) to approved residents age 60 or older. Riders must be able to communicate their needs to volunteers and access a volunteer’s personal vehicle with minimal assistance. They also must be living independently in their home or apartment. For more information about the program, visit their website http://driveaseniornorthwest.org/ or call 512-250-5021.
*Faith in Action is not equipped with handicapped-accessible vans.
• Commute Solutions
Commute Solutions is a collaborative partnership sponsored by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization which helps connect people and carpool groups in Central Texas. This program is often utilized by professionals commuting to Austin that wish to save on gas and be environmentally friendly. For more information about their program, visit their website http://www.commutesolutions.com/commuter-resources/carpool/ or call 512-477-RIDE.
• United for the People
The purpose of this program is to provide safe and timely transportation to and from the Veterans medical appointments. A driver will pick up the veteran from their home address and transport them to the nearest V.A. Clinic for their medical appointments. Once completed, the veteran will be transported back to their home address. For more information about their program, visit their website http://unitedforthepeople.org/veteran-transport-service/ or call 512-298-2532.