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Free Transportation for Seniors in Michigan

By Maurice

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If you're looking for free transportation for seniors in Michigan, you’re in the right place!

This page is a complete resource for free transportation for the elderly in the state of Michigan.

Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!


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Map of Free Transportation for Seniors in Michigan


List of Free Transportation for Seniors in Michigan

Program Description:

We offer lifelong learning and interactive opportunities for residents age 50 and over to stimulate the mind and the body. These include a wide variety of fitness classes, both land and aquatic; enrichment opportunities; and day trips.

Our supportive services are often fundamental in assisting elderly residents to remain in their homes and our community. We offer home delivered meals, liquid nutritional supplements, minor home repair, telephone reassurance, information and referrals, and medical transportation.


  • Service Area: Bloomfield Township and Bloomfield Hills
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical transportation.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be 60 or older, or 50+ with a disability, AND a resident of Bloomfield Township.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: (248) 723-3500
    4315 Andover Rd.
    Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Advanced Notice Needed: 3 - 5 business days.
  2. 2
    Service Fees: 45% cost share for medical/dental trips.
  3. 3
    No fee for volunteer services.

Program Description:

Dearborn Senior Services, located in the east wing of The Center, provides activities, classes, programs, travel opportunities and information for Dearborn senior citizens, aged 50 and over. 

Most activities and programs take place at the Dearborn Senior Center, which is also located in the east wing of The Center. A convenient parking lot is adjacent to the east wing entrance.

Dearborn Senior Center partners with SMART to offer curb-to-curb service anywhere in Dearborn to residents aged 60 and over.


  • Service Area: Dearborn.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Anywhere in Dearborn.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Dearborn residents aged 60 and over.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: (313) 943-4083
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Senior citizens can call for transportation for medical visits and essential services through the Senior Citizens Service Division of the Recreation Department.
  2. 2
    The service is curb to curb.
  3. 3
    Reservations are required and must be made at least four days in advance.
  4. 4
    There is no fee.
  5. 5
    To schedule a ride please call weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Program Description:

To keep our seniors busy and active, there are many programs to participate in at FRCC! We have scheduled times for chair exercises, card games, and much more. There are also special events for seniors including travel trips and informational seminars.


  • Service Area: Entire City of Flat Rock
    North -Telegraph to Northline
    East -to West Jefferson
    South -to E. Huron River Drive
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Flat Rock residents age 60 and older, handicapped and low income resdients. Proof of residency a must.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 734.379.1450 x 1209
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    A $3 fee is requested. Exact change only.
  2. 2
    If your condition requires a caregiver, they must be 18+ and pay $3.
  3. 3
    The City of Flat Rock will not transport for medical emergencies (call 911).
  4. 4
    Cancellation policy - you must call 734.379.1450 x1201 at least 2 hours before your pick-up time. If you need to cancel when the office is closed please call both the dispatch 734.379.1450 x1201 AND the driver 734.341.1027 and leave a message. Riders who fail to cancel their trips 3 times within a 30 day period will be suspended. The first offense will result in a written warning, the second offense will result in a written warning and the third offense will result in an indefinite suspension of bus service.
  5. 5
    At least one week advance notice required.(Due to Covid)
  6. 6
    Coverage area is limited to 10 miles.(Due to Covid)
  7. 7
    Doctors appointments only.(Due to Covid)

Program Description:

The City has a Bus that is wheel chair accessible and is available by appointment to transport our senior residents to doctor appointments and for a weekly shopping trip.


  • Service Area: As far north as Lincoln park, as far south as Rockwood, and as far west as Taylor.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Doctor appointments and for a weekly shopping trip
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Residents age 60 and older or disabled, in which the resident does not have a vehicle or is unable to drive due to medical reasons.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: (734) 676-3900
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    The service for appointments is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  2. 2
    Grocery shopping on Wednesday.
  3. 3
    Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
  4. 4
    There is a limit of 2 appointments per person, per week.
  5. 5
    Service is curb to curb and does NOT offer passenger assistance.

Program Description:

The Recreation Complex has many recreational programs for Seniors in our community. Inkster Commission on Aging has provided supportive services to the senior population of Inkster since 1972. 

Services provided enable citizens 55 years of age and older to remain independent. Our Parks & Recreation Department also offers specific services.


  • Service Area: Seven mile radius of Inkster.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping, Medical appointments.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be age 60 or older and a resident of Inkster.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: (313) 561-2650
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    1 week advance notice recommended. No less than 24 hours required.
  2. 2
    Donation of $2 round-trip is appreciated.
  3. 3
    Transportation is available for medical appointments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
  4. 4
    Shopping transportation is provided to local grocery stores every Tuesday.

Program Description:

Located in the Melvindale Civic Arena, the Senior Community Center is open from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. weekdays. The Center serves as a social club for those 50 and older. 

Special events include birthday parties and shopping expeditions. A number of daily activities are planned and a monthly calendar is available at the Center. Commodities are distributed each month at the Center.


  • Service Area: Melvindale.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Senior center, doctor & dentist or to the beauty/barber shop.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Seniors 50 years of age and older.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 313.914.2178
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    All vehicles are handicap accessible.
  2. 2
    Monday-Friday 9:15 AM - 2:15 PM.
  3. 3
    Appointments must be within a 5 mile radius of the Senior Center.
  4. 4
    Please allow 2 day notice.
  5. 5
    Non-members will be charged a nominal fee.
  6. 6
    Senior Center Membership
    For seniors 50 years of age and older. $15 Membership benefits includes: monthly calendars; preferred seating on trips, discounts on trips; free rides for non-drivers to scheduled doctor, dentist, beauty & barber shop appointments, trips to bank.

Program Description:


  • Service Area: City of Rockwood.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Details not Available on the website.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Senior Citizens or people with low to moderate income.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please contact: 734-379-5600
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    This service asks for a $2.00 donation.
  2. 2
    The senior van service will provide transportation Monday - Friday during the hours of 9:00AM to 2:00PM in the Downriver area.

Program Description:

The Senior Services Department provides entertainment, recreation and essential services for Romulus' older adult population. We offer a fully staffed Senior Citizen Center from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.


  • Service Area: Romulus.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Personal/Medical appointments, Senior Center, Shopping trips etc
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be age 55 or older or have a disability. Must also be a resident of Romulus.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 734-955-4120
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Trips for medical appointments must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  2. 2
    Free transportation for medical and personal appointments.
  3. 3
    Transportation for shopping trips to Meijer and Walmart every week.
  4. 4
    Transportation is provided within the city of Romulus only.

Program Description:

The Southgate Senior Center provides programming, recreational activities, and services for our 55+ year old community. Stop by one of our weekly Thursday meetings at 12pm and see all it has to offer. 

The Southgate Senior Center is open Monday through Thursday, 8am-4pm.


  • Service Area: Southgate
  • Transportation Services Provided: Errand / Shopping, Medical appointments, Senior center, Social / Recreationalist etc.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be a resident of Southgate and age 55+ or a disabled adult.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 734-258-3066
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Transportation to and from the senior center is free.
  2. 2
    $1.00 each way for all other transportation needs.
  3. 3
    24 hour advance notice required.

Program Description:

The Senior Services Department provides programs, activities, and transportation for senior citizens in the City of Taylor.


  • Service Area: Taylor city limits.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Errand / Shopping, Medical appointments, Senior center, Social / Recreationalist etc.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be age 55 or older or have a disability. Must also be a resident of Taylor.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 313-291-7740
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    24 hours advance notice required.
  2. 2
    $2.00 round trip for medical appointments.
  3. 3
    $2.00 round trip to casinos.
  4. 4
    All other transportation is free.
  5. 5
    Transportation is offered Monday – Friday to destinations within Taylor city limits.
  6. 6
    Medical appointments must be scheduled between 9 am-1 pm. Pick-up will be 1 hour before scheduled appointment.
  7. 7
    Shopping trips (9am – 11am at the store) are available on the following days: Monday to Meijer, Tuesday to Walmart, Thursday to Kroger.
  8. 8
    Transportation for shopping on Wednesday is not available at this time.
  9. 9
    There are occasional day trips offered to the casinos on Friday.

Program Description:

The Downriver Community Conference partnership provides leadership in establishing common, positive goals and strategies to develop the 

human, social and economic assets of the Downriver area: enhances the quality of life for area residents, workers and businesses; shapes public policy at the federal, state, regional, county and local levels; and identifies, obtains and responsibly manages the necessary financial resources to successfully implement this vision.


  • Service Area: Allen Park, MI
  • Transportation Services Provided: Non-emergency medical trips.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: 734-362-7050
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Our fleet currently consists of ten vehicles, most of which are equipped with wheelchair lifts to accommodate passengers with disabilities.
  2. 2
    DCC does not guarantee that all callers will qualify or that every trip can be scheduled. It is best to give as much notice as possible (at least 24 hour notice is required; up to two weeks is preferred).

Program Description:

Freedom Road Transportation (FRT) is a nonprofit organization seeking to empower people living with a low income with safe and affordable transportation options. 

One of the key components of FRT is a Volunteer Driver Mileage Reimbursement.


  • Service Area: Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw County Michigan
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping, Medical appointments, Social, Recreationalist.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be an Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, or Washtenaw County resident AND meet income eligibility guidelines.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Call us at (248) 232-1259 to start your application process
    or use this form to apply online
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    The consumer is responsible for finding a volunteer driver, and FRT will provide mileage reimbursement to pay the volunteer driver each month for the trips taken.
  2. 2
    Limit of 100 miles/month reimbursement for people who are not working.
  3. 3
    Office hours: Monday & Friday 12:00pm – 5:00pm, Tuesday 3:30pm – 8:30pm

Program Description:

In 1978, a small group of visionary citizens of the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods formed “Seniors Onward for Change” (SOC). Those founders envisioned a “one-stop shop” organization that would help residents remain in their own homes with dignity and independence.


  • Service Area: Harper Woods, Grosse Pointes.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping, Medical appointments, Social, Recreationalist.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Resident of Harper Woods or Grosse Pointes and are 60+ and/or disabled.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: Call (313) 394-9712
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Reservations must be made at least two days in advance.
  2. 2
    All passengers riding on PAATS and returning after 3:00 pm must make a return appointment.
  3. 3
    All appointments must be made by 1:00 pm.
  4. 4
    Service Fees:
    -Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods-$3.00 each way,
    -Old 8 Mile to 11 Mile Road $4.00 each way
    -DMC Detroit-John R. Rd., Henry Ford-Detroit (New Center Area) , and VA Hospital (Detroit)
    $5.00 each way.
    -Group rates-$30.00 per hour.

Program Description:

Provides medical and non-medical transportation for Woodhaven residents age 62+ and for persons with disabilities who do not own a vehicle or are unable to drive due to medical reasons. 

Transportation is offered Monday-Thursday within the following boundaries: West -Telegraph, East – Jefferson, North – Northline and South – Vreeland.


  • Service Area: Entire City of Woodhaven
    North - Northline Road, East to West Jefferson Avenue; South to Vreeland Road; West to Telegraph Road
  • Transportation Services Provided: Shopping, Medical appointments, Social, Recreationalist.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Woodhaven residents age 62 or older Under age 62, disabled and unable to drive due to medical reasons.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact: (734) 231 - 6987 - (734) 675 - 4926
    Voicemail Available after Normal Hours
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Only prescription pick-ups and/or doctor appointments are considered to be essential and will be given priority at all times for determining the transportation availability.
  2. 2
    Daily Transportation Services 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Monday - Thursday.
  3. 3
    Woodhaven city limits and when necessary, service to hospitals or doctors outside this radius which will be determined by the number of Woodhaven residents being serviced by the physician or facility.
  4. 4
    Reservations Must be made 24 hour in advance.

Program Description:

RideLink provides Kent County adults, age 60+, affordable transportation throughout Kent County. Seniors can schedule a ride to a medical appointment, the grocery store, or even to visit a friend. 

RideLink provides safe and reliable transportation when driving is no longer an option, or inclement weather makes driving hazardous. 

Funded by the Kent County Senior Millage, RideLink provides people with independence and the ability to freely move throughout Kent County. Using RideLink also offers family members and caregivers relief from being the sole person responsible for providing transportation. 


  • Service Area: Kent County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointment, the grocery store, or even to visit a friend.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Kent County adults, age 60+
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Before using RideLink, participants need to register. Registration can be done online by going to: Ridelink Registration
  • A registration form can be sent by mail by calling (616) 774-1288 or tollfree (866) 425-3848.
    Five business days are needed to process your registration, so plan ahead.
  • SCHEDULE YOUR RIDE: Call (616) 774-1288 or the tollfree number (866) 425-3848.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    The call center is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  2. 2
    Rides can be scheduled up to 7-days in advance. The sooner you schedule your ride - the better. Rides can be scheduled up to noon the day before you need a ride.
  3. 3
    Transportation for individuals with wheelchairs or mobility devices is provided; it only needs to be mentioned when registering and scheduling a ride for the first time.
  4. 4
    Personal Care Attendants and service animals may accompany passengers at no additional cost.
  5. 5
    Please take note there is a $2.00 suggested donation each way. These donations go directly back into the program to help continue providing transportation for you and others.

Program Description:

The program provides transportation services to medical appointments or some recreational visits. The program is funded by MDOT through the Interurban Transit Partnership with The Rapid.


  • Service Area: Kent County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments, grocery shopping, socialization, and other services
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • For seniors (60 and above) or under 60 with a diagnosed disability.
  • Must reside in Kent County.
  • Applicant should present their ID, Social Security Card and Proof Income
  • If applicant is under 60, must present proof of disability such as award letter for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • MDOT registration is done in our office by appointment only.
    Applicant schedules transportation by contacting KCCA.
    For more information: (616) 632-7950
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Transportation services are offered free of charge with a suggested donation of $2.00 per trip.

Program Description:

RideLink is a network of area transportation providers who offers transportation to any destination, including doctor visits, recreational visits, and shopping trips within Kent County. RideLink is Funded by the Kent County Senior Millage.


  • Service Area: Kent County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointment, grocery shopping, socialization, and other services
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Applicant must be 60 or older
  • Must Reside in Kent County
  • Present ID, Social Security Card, and Proof of Income
  • Household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Registration for Ridelink services is done through The Rapid.
    Applicant has to call RideLink’s call center to schedule transportation.
    For more information: (616) 632-7950
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Free, Donation encouraged.

Program Description:

Our mission of enhancing the lives of seniors is at the heart of everything we do at Senior Neighbors. Every year we serve over 4,000 older adults, helping them stay

independent through a wide range of essential services and our five Senior Neighbors centers. We promote the well-being of older adults with services that promote self-sufficiency, especially to those with physical, social or economic needs. We’ve been proudly serving seniors in Kent County since 1972.

GET A RIDE

Not being able to drive doesn’t mean losing the ability to go places. We give older adults an affordable way to get to the doctor, grocery store or our senior centers so they can maintain their independence. We have several transportation options to fit each person’s individual needs and limitations. We can help find a solution for you.


  • Service Area: Grand Rapids
  • Transportation Services Provided: Any destination within Kent County including doctor visits, shopping trips and recreational visits.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults 60 and older.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • (616) 459-6019
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    A donation of $2 per trip is requested.
  2. 2
    If you don’t live near a Rapid bus stop, PASS may be able to pick you up and bring you to the nearest bus stop.

Program Description:

Our van service is operated under a Community Partnership Program with SMART Transit Services. We are a curb to curb service and our vans are wheelchair accessible.


  • Service Area: Warren and Sterling Heights, Macomb County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Doctor visits, shopping trips and recreational visits etc.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • You must be a Fraser resident and be unable to drive per a doctor's note.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • (586) 294-4611
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Cost is free within the City of Fraser, $0.50 each way for 5 mile radius, and $1.00 each way up to a 10 mile radius for doctor appointments only.
  2. 2
    Riders will receive a punch card, and must carry it with them- Drivers do not carry cash.
  3. 3
    Appointments must be made at least 48 hours in advance, however it is best to schedule as soon as possible.
  4. 4
    Priority given to medical appointments.

Program Description:

The Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Program provides assistance to our older and disabled neighbors who need a little extra help. 

Many frail and physically challenged adults in our community struggle daily to maintain their independence -- our helping hands often make it possible for them to remain in their own homes.

The Interfaith Volunteer Care program will try to find a helping hand for anyone regardless of religious preference. All older and disabled adults who need assistance to remain at home are elegible for help, however priority is given to those with the greatest need. All services are offered without charge, although donations are greatly appreciated and help us reach out to more people in need.


  • Service Area: Roseville, MI
  • Transportation Services Provided: Appointments, errands & social activities.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Persons who are 18 or older.
  • Persons who live in Macomb and parts of Oakland County.
  • Persons who live in their own home or apartment, not in a nursing home or assisted living facility.
  • Persons who are unable to do the service they are requesting themselves because of a disability or general frailty.
  • Persons who are unable to get this kind of help through other means, such as paid help, other service programs, or help from family members.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • (586) 757-5551.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Volunteers provide door-to-door service, with minimal physical assistance, using their own vehicles.
  2. 2
    Free, Donations encouraged.

Program Description:

The Adult Day Caring Center opened its doors to clients in 1984. The center provides programs of both social and medical models geared at allowing those with physical and cognitive disabilities to remain in a comfortable environment during the day. 

Oversight and staffing of the program are managed through Martha T. Berry Medical Care Facility


  • Service Area: Macomb County
  • Transportation Services Provided: To/From the Center.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • A Macomb County resident.
  • Cannot safely be left home alone.
  • Can no longer structure his or her own daily activities.
  • Is experiencing social isolation, depression, memory loss or chronic illness.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • 586-469-5580
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Lift-equipped wheelchair transportation is available to those within a 10-mile radius of the center.

Program Description:

Macomb Community Action's Transportation program provides transportation to essential medical appointments and other specific locations for eligible Macomb County residents. 

Services are also provided in coordination with Macomb Community Action's other programs such as Head Start, Meals on Wheels and Adult Day Care Program.

Macomb Community Action, in partnership with SMART, has vehicles designed to accommodate people who use wheelchairs. Hydraulic lifts allow frail or physically challenged people to be transported in their wheelchairs.


  • Service Area: Macomb County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Essential medical appointments and other specific locations.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Must be a Macomb County resident.
  • Must meet Community Services Block Grant income guidelines.
  • Must complete an application for service at a designated Community Action Center.
  • Must have a documented need for medical treatments.
  • Does not live with someone who owns and drives a vehicle.
  • A caregiver must assist any rider who is unable to meet the vehicle curbside without assistance.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • North Action Center
    586-749-5146
    30375 Clark Street
    New Haven, MI 48048
    If you live in: Armada, Bruce Township, Chesterfield Township (north of 23 Mile Road), Lenox, Macomb Township (north of 23 Mile Road), Memphis, New Baltimore (north of 23 Mile Road), New Haven, Ray, Richmond, Romeo, Shelby Township (north of 23 Mile Road), or Washington Township.
  • Central Action Center
    586-469-6964
    196 N. Rose Street
    Mount Clemens, MI 48043
    If you live in: Chesterfield Township (south of 23 Mile Road), Clinton Township, Fraser, Harrison Township, Macomb Township (south of 23 Mile Road), Mount Clemens, New Baltimore (south of 23 Mile Road), Shelby Township (south of 23 Mile Road), St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, or Utica.
  • South Action Center
    586-759-9150
    11370 Hupp Ave.
    Warren, MI 48089
    If you live in: Center Line, Eastpointe, Roseville or Warren.
  • For more information about Transportation services:
    Phone: 586-469-5225
    Fax: 586-783-3669
    Macomb Community Action
    21885 Dunham Road, Suite 10
    Clinton Township, MI 48036
    Email: mcacenters@macombgov.org
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    Requests for transportation must be made during regular business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  2. 2
    Transportation operates between the hours of 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Riders must depart for their final destination by 2 p.m.
  3. 3
    Requests for rides must be scheduled at least one week in advance of the needed service, two weeks advance notice is suggested.
  4. 4
    Requests can be made up to two months in advance.
  5. 5
    Specify special accommodations needed, such as hydraulic wheelchair lift.
  6. 6
    Must provide the name of the person who will help the rider board and depart the vehicle if assistance is necessary.
  7. 7
    The day before the scheduled ride, the Transportation program will call to confirm an estimated arrival time and the number of people to be transported.
  8. 8
    Riders should notify the Transportation program if they have arranged for transportation home from a destination.
  9. 9
    24 hours advance notice is required to cancel a ride.
  10. 10
    Trips are primarily limited to destinations in Macomb County.

Program Description:

Our Minibus Service is for Sterling Heights residents over the age of 55 who are unable to drive and for residents with disabilities. Service is curb to curb. 

Riders must be able to get to and from, and on and off the minibus unassisted or have a companion travel with them for assistance. Those requiring a bus with a wheelchair lift must specify when making an appointment.

We offer transportation to medical and shopping appointments, scheduled Parks and Recreation programs at City facilities and City Council meetings. Appointment destinations must be inside the City limits except for medical / dental appointments which must be less than 5 miles beyond City limits.


  • Service Area: Sterling Heights.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical and shopping appointments, scheduled Parks and Recreation programs at City facilities and City Council meetings.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Sterling Heights residents over the age of 55 who are unable to drive and for residents with disabilities.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • 586-446-2757
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1
    If your appointment goes beyond our transportation hours of 3:30 p.m., you must make your own arrangements for transportation home.
  2. 2
    Appointments must be set up in advance. No same day service.
  3. 3
    Appointment space is limited and taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  4. 4
    Appointments may be made up to 2 months in advance.
  5. 5
    Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  6. 6
    Bus hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  7. 7
     Appointments times are approximate and could vary 15 minutes each way.
  8. 8
    Appointment destinations must be inside the City limits except for medical / dental appointments which must be less than 5 miles beyond City limits.
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    Those requiring a bus with a wheelchair lift must specify when making an appointment.
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    Riders must be able to get to and from, and on and off the minibus unassisted or have a companion travel with them for assistance.
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    Service is curb to curb.

Program Description:

The City of Sterling Heights is working with community volunteers to assist in making sure our seniors have necessity items during this time, while helping them stay inside and reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

Sterling Heights senior residents who are in need of assistance may call our Senior Assistance Hotline at 586-446-2489 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to be put in touch with one of our volunteers for transportation to stores and medical appointments, grocery shopping and delivery, food/supply sharing, etc.


  • Service Area: Sterling Heights.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Stores and medical appointments, grocery shopping and delivery, food/supply sharing, etc.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Sterling Heights Senior residents.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Please Contact Senior Assistance Hotline at 586-446-2489
  • Other Details: 
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    Office hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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    Those who need to call after hours will reach a voicemail that they can leave a message to.

Program Description:

Ingham County Department of Veteran Affairs provides transportation for Ingham and Clinton County veterans to the VA Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, MI. 

Our handicapped accessible van operates from Monday through Thursday and leaves Lansing at 7:20 am and returns after the last veteran is finished with their appointment.


  • Service Area: Lansing, Ingham County
  • Transportation Services Provided: VA Healthcare System.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Ingham and Clinton County veterans.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • (517) 887-4331
  • Other Details: 
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    Reservations are required.
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    Disabled American Veterans operates a van from Lansing to Battle Creek and reservations are required. Reservations and information on transportation schedules can be obtained by calling 1 (800) 214-1247 ext 33811.

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