Programs and Services

Non-Emergency Transportation

Volunteers provide transportation to older or disabled residents who are without other means of essential medical transportation. Persons utilizing this service must have exhausted all other transportation options and be able to get in and out of the volunteer's vehicle without assistance. One week advance notice is desired. 


"Just a short note to express my sincere appreciation and gratefulness for your generosity and great service extended to me and others who have a hardship in getting to our doctor." Medical Transportation Recipient


Other local non-emergency transportation options

Suffield Mini-Bus: Transportation is provided to Suffield residents over the age of 60 and permanently disabled persons. The Mini-Bus is a prescheduled transportation service, designed to aid and supplement qualified Suffield residents in their transportation requests for activities of daily living. For more information, follow this link: http://www.suffieldtownhall.com/content/10048/10202/10364/10371.aspx


The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars so that patients can receive the life-saving treatments they need. Call 1-800-227-2345 or follow this link: http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/SupportProgramsServices/road-to-recovery


Transportation for persons on Husky A, C and D: For persons that are covered by one of these state-funded plans, call 1-888-248-9895 for transportation to health care appointments. Make sure that you have your Husky Health ID card on hand when calling.


Allied Transportation Services: Services for elderly and disabled persons: Call 860-741-3701 ext: 224 or follow this link to the program flier: http://www.alliedgroup.org/2009FLIER.pdf


ITN North Central Connecticut Dignified Transportation for Seniors: Their mission is to provide a community-based, community-supported, economically viable and consumer-oriented, quality transportation service for seniors and adults with visual impairment. Follow this link for more information: http://www.itnnorthcentralct.org/


The Yellow Cab Company and the Greater Hartford Transit District have created the FREEDOM RIDE accessible taxi program to benefit eligible individuals who require on- demand accessible transportation service. The program operates 24/7 in the Greater Hartford area. For more information call 860666-6666 or follow this link: http://www.theyellowcab.com/freedom-ride-program/ You MUST be qualified and registered with GHTD to use this program. Request an application from the Greater Hartford Transit District: (860) 247-5329 x3100