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Free Transportation for Seniors in Virginia

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

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

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

Map of Free Transportation for Seniors in Virginia


List of Free Transportation for Seniors in Virginia

Program Description:

CCEVA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency, fully licensed and accredited by the Council on Accreditation, and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. 

CCEVA is a member of our parent organization, Catholic Charities USA. CCEVA has consistently maintained one of the lowest combined fundraising and administrative costs of all charities in the Commonwealth of Virginia — 9%. Strong stewardship is both our obligation and our promise to people who give so generously of themselves, their ideals, and their resources.

Companion Care:
Catholic Charities’ Companion Care Program provides a little extra help in your home. Our workers provide companionship, safety monitoring, medication reminders, transportation to appointments, errands and outings, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, activities to bring joy to your day, and overnight assistance if needed.


  • Service Area: Eastern Shore of Virginia, South Hampton Roads, the Peninsula, Williamsburg, York County and the Northern Neck.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Appointments, errands and outings.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Seniors who are at least 60 and older.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Call 757-456-2366 ext. 1054, or email mgower@cceva.org for more information or to sign up for the program.
  • Other Details: 
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    The fee is $18.00 an hour with a minimum of one shift per week (4 hour minimum). For overnight shifts, help for a couple, or transportation there is an additional fee.

Program Description:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and 

enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information, and comprehensive services. We are a private, nonprofit organization, and we serve residents in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight and Southampton counties.

Senior Services receives funding from federal, state, municipal, and private sources. For a list of funding sources, check out our current annual report.


  • Service Area: Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Franklin, Suffolk, Isle of Wight, and surrounding Western Tidewater area.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Vaccine clinics and doctor’s appointments.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults aged 60+ and persons with disabilities.
    (Eligibility based on passenger’s age, Medicaid coverage, and other criteria)
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach:
    Call 757-222-4513
  • Other Details: 
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    Must call ahead to schedule.
  2. 2
    A voluntary contribution of $4 each way is encouraged.

Program Description:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and 

enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information, and comprehensive services. We are a private, nonprofit organization, and we serve residents in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight and Southampton counties.

Senior Services receives funding from federal, state, municipal, and private sources. For a list of funding sources, check out our current annual report.


  • Service Area: Franklin, Southampton County.
  • Transportation Services Provided: To/from Clinic.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults aged 60+ and persons with disabilities.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • To schedule a ride, call our Franklin office: 757-516-8556
  • Other Details: 
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    Must call ahead to schedule.
  2. 2
    Fare: $2/round trip
  3. 3
    Tuesdays 2 PM - 4 PM

Program Description:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and 

enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information, and comprehensive services. We are a private, nonprofit organization, and we serve residents in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight and Southampton counties.

Senior Services receives funding from federal, state, municipal, and private sources. For a list of funding sources, check out our current annual report.


  • Service Area: Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach, Western Tidewater.
  • Transportation Services Provided: To/from Senior Center.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults aged 60+
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach:
    Call 757-222-4513
  • Western Tidewater: Call 757-516-8556
  • Other Details: 
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    A voluntary contribution of $1.00 each way is encouraged.
  2. 2
    Availability is based on qualifying age, location, and available seating.
  3. 3
    Rides are dependent on individual wellness center schedules.

Program Description:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and 

enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information, and comprehensive services. We are a private, nonprofit organization, and we serve residents in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight and Southampton counties.

Senior Services receives funding from federal, state, municipal, and private sources. For a list of funding sources, check out our current annual report.


  • Service Area: Norfolk 
  • Transportation Services Provided: To and from M.E. Cox and Primeplus Adult Day Care centers.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults aged 60+
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach:
    Call 757-222-4513
  • Western Tidewater: Call 757-516-8556
  • Other Details: 
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    Mandatory contributions of $4 each way.
  2. 2
    Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  3. 3
    Must call ahead to schedule.

Program Description:

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is the regional organization in South Hampton Roads that supports and 

enriches the lives of seniors and their families through advocacy, education, information, and comprehensive services. We are a private, nonprofit organization, and we serve residents in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight and Southampton counties.

Senior Services receives funding from federal, state, municipal, and private sources. For a list of funding sources, check out our current annual report.


  • Service Area: Western Tidewater, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach
  • Transportation Services Provided: Fixed Routes transportation.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Adults aged 60+ and persons with disabilities.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Other Details: 
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    Fare: $1.00 each way
  2. 2
    Limit two carry-on bags per customer.
  3. 3
    We follow a specified route with scheduled stops and times in the following areas:
    Isle of Wight County, Smithfield
    City of Franklin and surrounding areas
    Ward’s Corner, Norfolk

Program Description:

The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization for service and education. Founded in 1984 by Rev. Robert S. Seiler, TSCOR provides volunteer opportunities and lifelong learning programs for older adults in Richmond. 

We are the local affiliate of The Shepherd’s Center of America; a national network whose mission empowers older adults to use their wisdom and skills for the good of their communities.

TRANSPORTATION:
The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond provides clients with free, round-trip transportation to medical appointments and grocery stores. Unlike a bus or taxi, TSCOR’s transportation is provided by volunteers who give clients personalized attention and door-to-door assistance. Volunteers drive their own cars, pick up a client from their home, drive them to their destination, wait for them, and return them home again.


  • Service Area: Richmond
  • Transportation Services Provided: Medical appointments and grocery stores.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Seniors 60 and older.
  • Residents in our service area: volunteers currently serve zip codes 23059, 23060, 23219, 23220, 23221, 23225, 23226, 23227, 23228, 23229, 23230, 23233, 23235, 23236, 23238 or 23294.
  • Able to walk independently: volunteers are able to accommodate canes or walkers, but not wheelchairs or transport chairs.
  • Residents in their own homes or apartments: residents of senior living communities may be accepted if that facility does not provide transportation.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • To request an application, please call (804) 355-7282. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 – 4:30.
  • Other Details: 
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    You must have a completed client application on file to request services.
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    Rides are scheduled one week (7 calendar days) in advance.
  3. 3
    Rides are available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  4. 4
    Rides are available to medical appointments and grocery stores only.
  5. 5
    Rides are free: no Medicare or Medicaid required; donations to TSCOR of any amount are welcomed, but are not required.
  6. 6
    No rides are given to appointments where clients will undergo general anesthesia.
  7. 7
    We regret we are unable to transport persons in wheelchairs, transport chairs, or individuals with serious cognitive impairment

Program Description:

Senior Loop Transportation (the Loop)- Weekly or monthly scheduled transportation service to grocery stores for the residents of five retirement housing facilities. All Arlington residents age 55 years and older who can get to these locations may use the Loop.

Residents of Culpepper Garden, The Carlin, Claridge House, Hunters Park and Woodland Hill should request a registration form from the management of their residence.

Senior Loop is a joint project of the Departments of Environmental Services and Human Services.

There is also a Summer Loop that offers transportation to participating Senior Farmer's Markets.


  • Service Area: Arlington County.
  • Transportation Services Provided: Grocery Shopping.
  • Eligibility Criteria: The following are eligible to receive transportation:
  • Serves residents of The Carlin, Claridge House, Culpepper Garden, Hunter’s Park and Woodland Hill, and a few neighborhoods. Other Arlington residents age 55 and older who can get to these locations may also use the Loop.
  • Application Details: TO SIGN UP/SCHEDULE FOR RIDES:
  • Registration forms are available from the management of each retirement facility and from STAR. Neighborhood residents should call STAR at 703-892-8747 to request a form. Return the completed form to facility management or STAR.
    Intake Contact Telephone: (703) 892-8747
  • Other Details: 
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    Fee Structure: No Fee.
  2. 2
    We can accommodate riders with Manual wheelchairs + Powered wheelchairs.

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