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.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Ajo Transit Service

Southern Arizona Rural Travel

1248 N. 2nd Ave.
Ajo, AZ 85321

(520) 387-6559 | (800) 242-9483

http://www.ajotransportation.com/

description
Ajo Transit Service provides transportation services to Ajo and the surrounding areas, to and from Arizona’s major metropolitan areas. The Ajo Dial-a-Ride service covers the community within a six-mile radius of the Ajo Plaza.

service area
Ajo

business hours
M - F 5:30 AM – 5:30 PM, S 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
Dial-a-Ride one-way fare: 75 ¢ People age 65 and older are entitled to a Valley Metro Reduced-Fare ID.

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

Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group

17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601

(520) 398-2771

Fax: (520) 398-9788

https://arivacahumanresource.weebly.com/

  • Low Income

description
Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group (often shortened to Arivaca Human Resource) provides the town of Arivaca with many services such as daily nutritious meals for qualifying individuals, emergency food packages, twice a month transportation services, and access to energy assistance. Meals are served on-site at our office, or by home delivery. Pre-registration is required. Arivaca Human Resource also provides referral services for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Funds can be used to pay for current or past month’s electric or gas bill, as well as late fees and reconnects fees. Water payment assistance is available between May and October. You may only receive help through this agency once per year for financial support. To receive assistance, call for an appointment.

service area
Arivaca

business hours
Mon-Thur 8am - 4pm. Fri 8am - 2pm

costs
Hot Meals, on-location pick up or home delivery: Free, application required
Emergency food package, available twice a month: Free, Application required
LIHEAP referral: Free, long application process
Clothing store: All items $0.50
Book Shelves: Books are free
Twice a month transportation service from Arivaca to Green Valley: $5 donation suggested, not required.

Arizona Medical Transit (AMT)

P.O. Box 27587
Tucson, AZ 85726

(520) 792-0944

Fax: (520) 882-7229

description
Arizona Medical Transit provides door-to-door service for wheelchair, ambulatory, hospice, and stretcher transports, as well as oxygen delivery.

business hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 am- 8:00 pm

Arizona Senior Transport

6450 E. Golf Links Rd., Ste. 2097
Tucson, AZ 85730

(520) 573-6221

description
Arizona Senior Transport provides transportation services for all ages, from children with special needs to older adults. They are AHCCCS certified and require 48 hours notice for transport.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 7:00 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.

DIRECT Center For Independence

1001 N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711

(520) 624-6452 | (800) 342-1853

Fax: (520) 844-8986

http://directilc.org/information-referral/

  • Low Income

description
Direct Center For Independence provides services and resources available in the community for people with disabilities including housing, transportation, legal advocacy, in-home care services, and health serves.

Driving to Independence

4720 N. La Cholla Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(855) 449-3331

Fax: (855) 449-4533

http://www.drivingtoindependence.com/

description
Driving to Independence offers Senior Safety Assessments and Comprehensive Driver Evaluation and Training program depending on one's medical diagnosis. Within this program, an Occupational Therapist/Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist works closely with physicians and mobility equipment vendors to assist individuals in finding ways to drive safely and independently.

Easterseals Blake Foundation

7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200
Tucson , AZ 85710

(520) 327-1529

Fax: (520) 327-1836

https://www.easterseals.com/blakefoundation/who-we-are/locations/

  • In-Home Services
  • Spanish Services

description
Easterseals Blake Foundation provides many services and resources to the community, such as respite for caregivers of people with developmental disabilities. And respite services for active duty US Airforce and Navy families with children with special needs. Behavioral health services for adults and children supported employment programs for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities, transportation to day programs, employment, medical, and service appointments, For more information on all our services and resources, please visit our website or call.

service area
Tucson

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

costs
AHCCCS only

Envoy America

description
Envoy America provides door-to-door, 24/7, non-emergency transportation in Tucson. They provide round-trip transportation to church, shopping, medical appointments, and any local destination. They will help with shopping and wait at medical appointments. They can provide multiple stops per ride. Ambulatory only.

business hours
6:00 am- 6:00 pm

costs
24/7

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