December 31, 2011

Supplemental Transportation Programs in California

Links to Supplemental Transportation Programs in California such as non-profit organizations that provide a variety of community run services for seniors, the disabled, and disadvantaged youths. For a detailed listing of agencies in each state that provide transportation services, go to the Supplemental Transportation Program Directory.


Carmel Foundation - Member supported non-profit organization founded in 1950 that provides community services including transportation program for seniors in Carmel, California.

Community Connections -  Non-profit volunteer driver program in Claremont California.

Desert Blind & Handicapped Association - Provides compassionate and affordable ambulatory transportation to those unable to drive in Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, and Rancho Mirage California.

Easy Lift Transportation is a charitable non-profit provider of curb-to-curb wheelchair and assisted ambulatory transport. They have been serving the needs of people with disabilities in South Santa Barbara County, California since 1979. Read More...

Faith In Action -  Non-profit volunteer operated Ride With Pride (Groups) and Caregiver Respite (1-on-1) Programs in Solano County, California. Agency founded in 1997.

Gold Country Telecare (GCT) - Provides ADA Paratransit, Seniors Community Transport, and NEMT in Nevada County, California.

Horizon Cross Cultural Center - Community organization serving the needs of refugees, low-income individuals and families living in Orange County, California. Includes a variety of transportation services for senior non-emergency, access to job-related activities, and access to day programs.


Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles - Non-profit organization that provides community programs and services in Los Angeles, California including the JFS CONNECT and other transportation programs that provide volunteer driver services for seniors in West Hollywood, Fairfax-Beverly, Mid-Wilshire and Pico-Robertson areas. Read More...



LIFE ElderCare - San Francisco Bay Area support agency for seniors. Services include theVIP Rides Program. One user of the VIP Rides Program is quoted: "I had not gone to the doctor in several years because I had no way to get there. Thanks to the VIP Rides Program I now see my doctor regularly." Read More...


Osher Marin JCC - Non-profit community organization based in San Rafael that reflects the unique values of Jewish history and culture. Their transportation service helps elders access senior programs at the center. Read More...

OUTREACH - Operating in Santa Clara County, California for 30 years, OUTREACH is a contracted ADA Paratransit Provider for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority(VTA). They also offer seniors and transitional support programs that have transportation components. Related: OUTREACH MMC Mobility Network - a one-stop source for Mobility Management discussion nationwide.

Paratransit Inc. - Operating in Sacramento, California since 1978. It is a "private non-profit corporation dedicated to providing transportation to individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and related agencies throughout the Sacramento County area." It is the contracted provider of paratransit services for Sacramento Regional Transit. Paratransit Inc. has developed a number of innovative services and programs: 1. Vehicle Maintenance Division 2.Mobility Training Program 3. Innovative Paradigms 4. Consolidated Transportation Services Agency. Read More...

Paratransit Services - Started in 1980, it provides ADA Paratransit, Fixed Route, Dial-A-Ride, and NEMT Services for a number of smaller communities in Washington State, Oregon, and Northern California.

Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) - Non-profit organization serving San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties provides many community services including Get Up & Go: a volunteer run transportation program for older adults who no longer drive. Read More...

Surf City Seniors on the Go! - Door-to-door transportation service provided by the Huntington Beach Services Outreach Program for eligible seniors that reside in Huntington Beach, California. Read More...

Whistlestop Wheels - Serving Marin County, California with specialized since 1969. In partnership with Marin Access, it's current fleet of 50 vehicles provides 400 trips/day for those unable to use public transport.

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