Springwell’s Information & Referral Department is available to discuss resources for older adults, family caregivers or persons with disabilities. Call Springwell at (617) 926-4100, Monday through Friday, between 9 am and 5 pm or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Belmont Council on Aging (COA) 617-993-2980
The Belmont COA, located at 266 Beech Street, provides a medical van that offers free curb to curb service for medical appointments in Belmont and neighboring towns. The COA also provides non-medical transportation by the Belder Bus for grocery shopping as well as other needs within Belmont. Contact the COA for more information.
Springwell’s Senior Medical Escort Program 617-926-4100
This Springwell program matches seniors age 60 or older with volunteers to drive and/or accompany them to medical appointments in Boston and its western suburbs. To be eligible, an individual needs to be unable to get to medical appointments independently, and be able to get in and out of the car with minimal assistance. The individual is responsible for tolls and parking fees. The requested donation is $4.00 each way. Call Springwell at least two or more weeks before the appointment to make your request.
The RIDE 617-337-2727
This MBTA service is for persons with disabilities and seniors who are unable to independently use public transportation. The program requires a face-to-face interview which can be scheduled over the phone. Free transportation to the interview will be provided by the RIDE. Once approved, rides are scheduled by calling 1-844-427-7433.
GoGo Grandparent 855-464-6871
GoGo Grandparent allows a person of any age to use Uber or Lyft without having a smartphone. They can provide transportation to any destination provided the individual can get in and out of the vehicle with minimal assistance. Call GoGo Grandparent and follow the prompts to arrange your ride.
Abundant Home Health Concierge 617-584-5175
Non-emergency, medical escort transportation
Real Care Transportation 603-206-4710 Option 1or 2
Wheelchair and senior transportation
Our Pleasure2Help 781-862-4300
Non-emergency, medical transportation throughout Boston area and to Boston Hospitals.
Be Driven 800 (233 – 7483)
BeDriven® offers shuttle van and car service, by reservation, to and from Boston area health facilities, including hospitals, doctor’s offices, health clinics, rehabilitation facilities, etc. for non-emergency medical appointments.
If you require prescriptions to be filled or equipment picked-up, special arrangements can be made at the time of booking or by contacting a reservation agent prior to pick up.