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.
Wayland Council on Aging (COA) 508-358-2990
The Wayland COA, located at 41 Cochituate Road, can help with transportation resources for senior programs, medical appointments, shopping and more through several programs. The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) operates Dial-A-Ride, a low-cost, shared-ride system that offers door-to-door transportation for Wayland residents who are 65 or older, and for younger residents with a disability. You can use Dial-A-Ride for travel to both medical and leisure destinations. You will need to fill out a one-time registration form, and rides must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. The Medical Taxi Voucher Program offers discounted pricing on taxi rides to medical appointments only. Vouchers are sold at the COA and must be purchased prior to travel.
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.
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.
MetroWest Regional Transit Authority 508-820-4650
Local transportation for seniors over 65 years and for disabled persons under 65.
MART (Montachusett Regional Transit Authority) 800-841-2900
Non-emergency transportation to MassHealth-covered services.
Tommy’s Taxi 508-872-3500
Local taxi service.
JFK Taxi 508-653-4500
Local taxi service.