Springwell’s Information & Referral Department is available to discuss resources for older adults, family caregivers or persons with disabilities. Call Springwell at (508) 573-7200, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 5pm or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Framingham Council on Aging 508-532-5980
The Callahan Center operates a 12 passenger van to transport Framingham residents over the age of 55 and disabled residents of any age to destinations within Framingham. This vehicle is wheelchair accessible. It operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and typically costs $2 per one way ride. Pre-registration is required by contacting the Callahan Center 508-532-5980. The City of Framingham funds a taxi subsidy program to offer rides to senior residents of Framingham to destinations within Framingham. At least one week advance notice is required by contacting the Social Services Department at the Callahan Center, 508-532-5980. The Callahan Center has a limited number of volunteers to take people to various appointments using their own vehicles.
This service provides transportation for routine and non-emergency medical appointments. Drivers are available to pick up prescriptions or medical equipment, and can sign a person out from appointments requiring anesthesia. Contact BeDriven to schedule.
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.