Listings for Transportation / Volunteer Ride Services

Transportation

Various programs offer different forms of transportation and often require advanced notice for a ride. Volunteer transportation groups typically provide rides that are customized to the passenger. Transportation for people with disabilities use door-to-door service by utilizing mini-buses or vans. To learn more about ADA transportation resources, call (520) 791-5409. Public transportation has reduced fare/rates for older adults and people who are low-income.

Volunteer Ride Services

These organizations offer door-to-door rides by volunteers in the community.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


American Cancer Society

Tucson Office and Road To Recovery
Tucson Office and Road To Recovery

2015 W. River Rd., Ste. 245
Tucson, AZ 85704

(800) 227-2345

http://www.cancer.org

  • Spanish Services

description
The American Cancer Society has local programs, services, and community events. Call or check online for a calendar of events and a comprehensive list of services.
Road to Recovery is a transportation service provided by volunteers to assist individuals with cancer to and from doctor appointments and treatments.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

DAV Transport Network for Veterans

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

3601 S. 6th Ave., Bldg. 81
Tucson, AZ 85723

(520) 792-1450 ext: 6565

https://www.dav.org/

description
DAV Transport provides non-emergency medical transportation. The number listed is for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System's Tucson office, ask for their DAV transportation services.

business hours
M - F 7:30 12:30

costs
No cost, clients must be ambulatory.

Friends In Deed

301 W. Camino Casa Verde
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-1150

Fax: (520) 625-2980

http://www.fid-gv.org/

description
Friends In Deed offers several programs such as loaned medical equipment, transportation programs, blood pressure screening, information source, Friends In Deed Friday, and more.

service area
Green Valley

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Green Valley Assistance Services Inc., dba Valley Assistance Services

3950 S. Camino del Hero
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-5966

Fax: (520) 625-1261

https://valleyassistanceservices.org/

  • In-Home Services
  • Low Income

description
Valley Assistance Services provides care management, RN advocacy, post-hospital discharge advocacy, wrap-around services, dementia support, caregiver support, health education classes, emergency financial assistance with rent and utilities in our service area, workforce training and career path building center with one to one coach, youth and young adult financial literacy, budgeting and savings classes, application assistance with SNAP, transportation and friendly visitors for seniors, fall prevention and fall prevention events, information/referral and resources, and more.

service area
Amado,Arivaca,Green Valley,Sahuarita,Tubac

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
A Touch That Cares Program - comprehensive care management is a fee for service program per hour, other programs free to public

Interfaith Community Services

Transportation

2820 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 297-6049 ext: 2

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS volunteer drivers will provide transportation as available Registration with ICS is required before requesting rides. Registration begins with a telephone interview and is followed by an in-home visit. Wheelchairs may be accommodated depending on available vehicles. Ambulatory and wheelchairs only.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interfaith Community Services

2820 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 297-6049

http://www.icstucson.org/volunteer-opportunities

  • Low Income

description
Interfaith Community Services (ICS) is a member of the Neighbors Care Alliance (NCA) with Pima Council on Aging (PCOA), provides multiple services for older adults, including transportation, errands, phone calls, friendly visits, grocery shopping, meal delivery and more. Please call for more information on volunteering.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Neighbor's Care Alliance

Pima Council On Aging

600 S. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716

(520) 258-5063

https://www.pcoa.org/ways-we-help/nca.html/

description
Neighbors Care Alliance is a group of members programs providing volunteer neighbors helping neighbors services, such as transportation, errands, friendly visits and phone calls, and more. Call or e-mail for more information on volunteering.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Old Fort Lowell Live-At-Home Program, Inc.

P.O. Box 14633
Tucson, AZ 85732-4633

(520) 275-6757

http://www.oldfortlowellliveathome.org/

description
Old Fort Lowell Live-At-Home Program, Inc. is a program where neighbors volunteer to assist neighbors in maintaining their independence. We serve clients who live in the area bounded by Swan Road on the west, the Rillito River on the north, Grant Road on the south, and the Pantano Wash on the east. Call to find out more about volunteering for Old Fort Lowell Live-at-Home.

costs
FREE to our clients

Sunrise Neighborhood Assistance Program

6890 E. Sunrise Dr. Ste 120-298
Tucson, AZ 85750

(520) 437-9556

https://sunrisesnap.org/

description
Sunrise Neighborhood Assistance Program is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the area around northeast Tucson( area bordered by Craycroft, Sunrise, Kolb/Sabino & River Roads. The program provides a variety of services and programs to support older adult residents as they age in place in their own homes. The volunteer-based program assists seniors by providing free rides, social outreach, and other resources.

service area
Tucson

costs
Program is free

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