Resources for Seniors administers 3 different transportation programs:
For additional information about these programs, contact Resources for Seniors' transportation coordinator, Mae Freeman, by calling 919-713-1527.
This is a very limited program, intended to serve those who have no other means of transportation to medical appointments. Trips are limited to two or three times per month, due to limited funding. Individuals needing transportation to frequent appointments (such as dialysis or chemotherapy) cannot be served.
Transport is door-to-door, by shared van service and can accommodate wheelchair users. Appointments must be made several days in advance of the appointment, and users must complete enrollment paperwork before their first ride.
To be eligible, individuals must meet the following criteria:
Participants may apply through Resources for Seniors' Transportation Coordinator to be placed on a waiting list for this program. Wait times vary.
This program provides daily transportation to and from nutrition sites offering congregate meals through Meals on Wheels. To participate in this program, individuals must:
There is no charge for Nutrition Site Transportation, though individuals are invited to contribute if able.
Group transportation to local grocery stores is provided 2 times per month to the residents of certain senior housing sites. To be eligible, individuals must:
There is no charge for Grocery Shopping Transportation, though voluntary contributions are requested.