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.
Natick Council on Aging (COA) 508-647-6540
The Natick COA Community Senior Center, located at 117 East Central Street, can help with transportation resources. The Department of Community Services offers accessible transportation throughout the week to Natick residents. The Connector travels both locally and to neighboring communities for $2/one way. Call MWRTA at (508) 820-4650. The Natick COA has also received two grants to provide transportation via taxicab. These grants allow them to provide rides to medical appointments outside of the MetroWest area, including Boston, Waltham, Burlington, Fox borough and Worcester. Partnering with them is JFK Transportation in Natick, who provides the cab service. The number of rides these grants will support is limited. If you are a Natick resident, aged 60 and over, please call the Center at 508-647-6540 at least 3 business days in advance of your appointment.
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.