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Free Transportation for Seniors in Nevada

By Maurice


If you’re looking for free transportation for seniors in Nevada, you’re in the right place!This page is a complete resource for free transportation for the elderly in the state of Nevada.Check out the resources below, and if you have a resource to add, please contact us!

Map of Free Transportation for Seniors in Nevada

List of Free Transportation for Seniors in Nevada

Mlk Senior Center – MLK Senior Center

Program Description:

No Transportation service available on the website

  • Service Area:Las Vegas, Clark County
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Eligibility Criteria:  
  • Application Details:  
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1suggested donation $0.5

Helping Hands of Vegas Valley – Senior Citizen Transportation Program

Program Description:

Helping Hands of Vegas Valley is a non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of life for senior citizens and their families in order to maintain their dignity and independence.

Here, Helping Hands of Vegas Valley is working to expand our programming, become a greater part of the community, and continue to partner and work with leaders in our field of work.

For the past 20 years, HHOVV has provided no-cost services to senior citizens whose earnings are below the federal poverty level. Our focus encompasses four key difficulties facing this population while living in Southern Nevada: access to enough food, safe transportation, respite care support, and trusted sources for minor home repair. Over 3,000 seniors throughout the Las Vegas area are served annually through our HHOVV programs.

We help to address issues that affect our gently aging population. We are an organization that helps to make an impact by changing the lives of those who are often forgotten. One day at a time. One senior citizen at a time. Together, we can improve the quality of life for our senior citizens and their families.

  • Service Area:Las Vegas 
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments, grocery store shopping, and other errands as schedule allows.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Transportation is provided to approved, assessed clients 60 years of age or older. Clients must provide proof of Nevada residency and complete an income statement.
  • Application Details: To enroll in the program and/or schedule your ride, please contact: 702 633 7264
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Services are at no-cost to our clients.
  2. 2Rides are provided to ambulatory as well as clients using assistive devices i.e., cane, walker, wheelchair, scooter, or oxygen.
  3. 3Non-ambulatory clients may be transported by staff drivers on vehicles with ADA ramps or lifts.

Rides In Sight™

Program Description:

Rides In Sight provides information about senior transportation options in local communities throughout the United States. ITNAmerica researched communities nationwide to build a database of senior transportation options.

Rides In Sight makes the information available to the public through this website and hotline. The Rides In Sight hotline is available Monday—Friday from 8 AM—8 PM Eastern Time (excluding holidays). Our friendly and knowledgeable operators answer all questions about senior transportation options within 24 hours.

The Rides In Sight website also contains valuable information about transportation, health, and age-related support services.

  • Service Area:Nationwide Transportation Directory.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Nationwide Transportation Directory.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Nationwide Transportation Directory.
  • Application Details:  
  • Call our toll-free hotline at +1.855.607.4337 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM—8:00 PM ET and we will be happy to assist you.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Nationwide Transportation Directory.

Lend A Hand Of Boulder City – Volunteer Senior Transportation

Program Description:

Lend A Hand of Boulder City provides transportation, in-home services, companionship, and equipment loan to seniors (60+) and disabled residents of Boulder City, and respite for their caregivers.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our clients by showing them someone cares, relieving their stress about getting to appointments on time and stretching their budgets. We operate on a donation basis—clients are not charged fees for service.

  • Service Area:Las Vegas Valley.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments local errands, such as grocery shopping, banking, etc.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Seniors 60 years of age and older. We also serve disabled residents who are younger than 60 years of age.
  • Application Details:  
  • Contact the Lend A Hand office (702) 294-2363 to request an assessment. A staff member will visit you at home to discuss your needs and how we may be able to help you. If our services match your needs, we will be glad to sign you up as a Lend A Hand client, after which you will be able to telephone our office to arrange for services.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Our office hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  2. 2We are able to transport people who can transfer from wheelchair to vehicle. When requesting transportation, it’s important to let the staff know you have a wheelchair and the size of the chair, so we can be sure the driver’s vehicle can accommodate it.
  3. 3We require five (5) business days lead time to schedule transportation so that we can match the client’s needs with a driver and then confirm with the client. Every attempt will be made to accommodate each request.

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada – Silver STAR

Program Description:

A growing population of senior citizens in Las Vegas and an increasing demand for mobility encouraged or led the RTC to establish Silver STAR & FDR.

For this reason, the RTC works with valley seniors to identify neighborhood routes to help meet their mobility needs.

The service is open to the entire community, but was designed with senior citizens in mind. The service stops at senior living communities and various shopping areas.Every Silver STAR route connects with regular RTC fixed-route service to provide a broad range of destinations for passengers. Riders can use transit passes for boarding and each Silver STAR vehicle can accommodate up to two wheelchairs at a time.

  • Service Area:
  • Transportation Services Provided: Public Transport
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • All residents within Sun City Anthem, Sun City Summerlin, and Centennial Hills are eligible to use the FDR service. Though targeted towards senior citizens within the communities, anyone who registers for the program can ride. One guest per registered resident is also eligible for the service.
  • Application Details:  
  • Those interested in using the service will need to register by calling 702-228-7433 and pressing 8, 702-228-1834 (TDD), or by mailing a completed registration form to the RTC.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1The fare for FDR is just $0.50 cents for each boarding.
  2. 2Passengers may also be able to schedule same-day rides if service is available.

St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Helping Hands of Henderson

Program Description:

No Transportation service available on the website

  • Service Area:
  • Transportation Services Provided:
  • Eligibility Criteria:  
  • Application Details:  
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1asked to contribute based on their ability to pay

Access to Healthcare network – RTC Road Ahead

Program Description:

In 2006, Access to Healthcare (AHN) was born of a realization that too many Nevadans were uninsured and that something could be done about it.

Sherri Rice, the CEO of AHN, sketched out the first Shared Responsibility Model–demonstrating how the entire community could join forces to reduce the number of uninsured Nevadans without overburdening any one group–on a cocktail napkin. The principals that it laid out remain at the heart of Access to Healthcare today.Sherri Rice joined forces with her colleague Niki King, who had worked with her at the YWCA and is the former COO of AHN, and together they began building an organization to serve the healthcare needs of Nevada’s forgotten poor. In a tiny office in a corner of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, they created a company that today has touched the lives of so many in our community by assisting them gain access to the healthcare services and health related resources they need to become and stay well.

  • Service Area: Reno and Greater Washoe County
  • Transportation Services Provided: Appointments with a health care provider. Home from the hospital. To and from outpatient procedures. To pick up your medications or medical equipment. To and from the gym or physical therapy. To the grocery store.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • live in Washoe County and meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Be disabled
  • Be 60 years or above
  • Must meet income guidelines (if not over 60 years of age or disabled)
  • Application Details:  
  • To enroll in the program and/or schedule your ride, please contact: 844-469-4933
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1The service is free for eligible riders.

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada – St. Vincent’s Resource Hub

Program Description:

In 2006, Access to Healthcare (AHN) was born of a realization that too many Nevadans were uninsured and that something could be done about it.

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada has been serving individuals and families for over 77 years. While we are affiliated with the Diocese of Reno, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is a separately-incorporated 501(c)3 nonprofit agency and is dedicated to providing support to those in need in the Reno/Sparks community as well as across rural Nevada.

We help people of all cultures and beliefs rise up out of poverty and overcome the barriers to self-sufficiency. We do this through a broad range of services, including food resources, case management, and residential programs.

Their St. Vincent’s Resource Hub, formerly known as Resource Network, is tasked with serving those who wonder how they will be able to meet their most basic needs. They embrace each family and individual with a plan to achieve an increased level of self-sufficiency. They also provide transportation help, primarily bus passes.

  • Service Area: Northern Nevada (Reno/Sparks community as well as across rural Nevada)
  • Transportation Services Provided: Any purpose.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Application Details:  
  • No details available.For more information about Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada’s St. Vincent’s Resource Hub, please call (775) 322-7073 ext. 330 today.
  • Other Details: 

Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program, Inc. – Transportation Program

Program Description:

Nevada Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Corporation with a demonstrated record of outstanding service to the elderly and other citizens in need of assistance in Nevada for over 45 years.

Formed in 1973 to serve five rural counties, it has grown, with strong program and financial management to include 15 of the 17 counties in Nevada: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, Washoe and White Pine.

The RSVP volunteer mission is to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for people aged 55 and older with a lifetime of experience, to serve in a variety of volunteer settings throughout their communities.

The purpose of RSVP’s Independent Living programs is to help keep low-income seniors independent and in their own homes for as long as possible.

In 2019, RSVP managed 880 enrolled volunteers including active volunteers who provided more than 100,000 hours of volunteer service to the community and Nevada’s most vulnerable population. RSVP has played a vital role in community leadership and meeting the supportive needs of senior citizens, caregivers, persons with disabilities, and Veterans.

  • Service Area: Carson City, Churchill County, Douglas County (Gardnerville, Minden), Elko County, Humboldt County (Winnemucca), Lincoln County (Caliente), Lyon Co. (Dayton/Virginia City/Gold Hill/Silver City), Lyon County (Fernley), Mineral County (Hawthorne), Nye County (Pahrump, Beatty, Amargosa Valley), Nye/Esmeralda Counties (Tonopah, Goldfield, Dyer), Storey County (Lockwood River District), Washoe County, White Pine County (Ely, McGill, Baker, Ruth).
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical, dental, vision appointments, essential shopping, socialization opportunities and other necessary trips.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Frail, homebound, and low-income seniors (60 and older), persons living with a disability (18-59), and veterans, who are no longer able to drive themselves.
  • Application Details: Applicants:
  • For assistance please contact RSVP at 775-687-4680 or contact the Field Office in your community.
  • Carson City (Veterans VIP) Laura Snider 687-4680 ext. 120
  • Carson City (Homemaker) Karen Hayes 687-4680 ext. 0.
  • Churchill County Vacant 291-0344.
  • Douglas County (Gardnerville, Minden) Dave Sundstrom (775) 782-9058
  • Elko County (Elko-Transportation) Emily Hiles 777-3451
  • Humboldt County (Winnemucca) Dennis Patterson 623-1134
  • Lincoln County (Caliente) June Taylor 726-3126
  • Lyon Co. (Dayton/Virginia City/Gold Hill/Silver City) Vacant 720-2472
  • Lyon County (Fernley) Robert & Sharon Roscher 980-5521
  • Mineral County (Schurz) Christeen Benner 224-3610
  • Mineral County (Hawthorne) MJ Dykxhoorn 722-7669
  • Nye County (Pahrump, Beatty, Amargosa Valley) Tonya Brum 702-845-4748
  • Nye/Esmeralda Counties (Tonopah, Goldfield, Dyer) Vacant
  • Storey County (Lockwood River District) Vacant 560-1073
  • Washoe County (Reno – Respite) Joan Lee (Respite) 358-1032
  • Washoe County (Reno – Lifeline) Dave Hart (Lifeline) 342-2527.
  • White Pine County (Ely, McGill, Baker, Ruth) Cozette Eldridge 289-6323
  • White Pine County (Lifeline) Calvin Kennedy 293-1488.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Volunteer drivers assist clients at the door to and from their home, and accompany clients in picking up their prescriptions, out to lunch or the senior center, and to share conversation. Often, volunteers wait, if necessary, in the doctor’s office or other destination points.
  2. 2RSVP’s on-call, on-demand transit service requires a call-in advance notice to schedule rides, M-F, between the hours of 8am to 5pm.
  3. 3RSVP partners with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to offer volunteers the specialized drivers’ training to ensure they are capable of providing transportation services for our clients.
  4. 4The service is free for eligible riders. (Donations encouraged)

Seniors in Service – Senior Companion Program

Program Description:

Seniors in Service is a 501(c)3 Organization.Senior Corps taps the skills, talents, and experience of more than 362,000 Americans age 55 and over to meet a wide range of communitychallenges through three

programs — RSVP, the Foster GrandparentProgram, and the Senior Companion Program. RSVP volunteers recruit andmanage other volunteers, participate in environmental projects, mentor andtutor children, and respond to natural disasters, among many other activities.

Foster Grandparents serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to youngpeople with special needs. Senior Companions help frail seniors and otheradults maintain independence primarily in the clients’ own homes

  • Service Area: Northern Nevada
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other relevant errands where transportation reimbursement funding permits.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Seniors over the age of 60 who live alone (or are in need of respite care), have limited access to outside resources.
  • Application Details: Applicants:
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Transportation is free of cost and volunteer-based.
  2. 2Donations encouraged.

Pahrump Senior Center – Transport Services

Program Description:

We are a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on helping make the lives of Pahrump Valley senior citizens better and happier.

With the help of our tireless staff, we organize social activities, offer weekday nutritious lunch meals with soup at $3 suggested donation and a delicious fresh salad bar for a fee of $2. We have exercise classes, local and long distance excursions, special music performances, and much more! We have a computer lab for our seniors to use including instruction.

  • Service Area: Pahrump, NV
  • Transportation Services Provided: Any purpose.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Adults 60 years of age or older.
  • Application Details: Applicants:
  • Please Contact: (775) 727-5008 Ext. 3
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1$3.00 per stop donation is suggested with a 2 stop maximum.
  2. 2All LOCAL rides must be scheduled 24 to 48 Hours in advance and can be reserved up to 1 month in advance.
  3. 3We also go to Las Vegas, Henderson and North Las Vegas for medical appointments ONLY. $20.00 round trip suggested.
  4. 4We strongly advise you to schedule as far out as possible to reserve your trips.
  5. 5Monday – Friday 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  8. 8Donations encouraged.

(CART) Churchill Area Regional Transportation – Dial-a-Ride Transportation

Program Description:

Our goal is to provide transportation for local residents of Churchill County within the C.A.R.T. service area, on County maintained roads.

C.A.R.T. reserves the right to make changes at any time. To plan your C.A.R.T. ride, just call our friendly dispatchers at 428-2988 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to set a ride.

  • Service Area: Northwest Coverage Area: Workman Road to the north Carr Lane/Bench Road to the west. Northeast Coverage Area: Tarzyn Road to the north Perazzo Lane to the east. Southwest Coverage Area: Norcutt Road to the south Sheckler Cut-Off to the east. Southeast Coverage Area: Norcutt Road to the south Perazzo Lane to the east.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Public Transport.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Client must:
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Call 428-2988 to schedule your ride. Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Other Details: 
  1. 1Rides are on a first-come first-served basis with senior riders (60 & over) having preference.
  2. 2Rides can be booked anywhere from the day before to 14 days in advance. Buses operate from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  3. 3Rides are $3.00 per ride for a general rider and a suggested donation of $2.00 for persons age 60 and over.
  4. 4Our buses are A.D.A. compliant.
  5. 5For safety reasons, the C.A.R.T. service is only available to residents on county-maintained roads.
  6. 6Dispatchers are available: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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