Medical and Special Transportation
This program is a curb-to-curb transportation service provided by the MTA Long Island Bus for those individuals who are unable to utilize the County's Mass Transit System due to physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. To become enrolled a person must be certified and meet eligibility criteria determined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reservations and advance notice are required. There is a modest fee. For application and further information, contact:
Able-Ride - NICE Bus
947 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, N.Y. 11530
Medicaid recipients may be eligible for transportation for medical purposes, depending upon their physical condition. For further information, call:
|Globe Ground Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation
|960 Broadway, Suite 101
|Hicksville, NY 11801
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION TRANSPORTATION
Free transportation to shopping, social and non-Medicaid health services, recreation, and nutrition centers is available to low income elderly residents of Port Washington.
For information and assistance, contact: 883-3201
FISH (FRIENDS IN SERVICE TO HUMANITY)
Fish of Wantagh, Inc. utilizes volunteers to provide door–to-door transportation to residents of Wantagh, North Wantagh, Bellmore and North Bellmore. Priority is given to medical transportation needs. Partial funding is provided by the Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs.
*Funded in part by NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SENIOR CITIZEN AFFAIRS.
With funding from the Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs, door-to-door medical transportation is available for seniors living in the Long Beach area. Destinations are restricted to surrounding communities. Appointments must be made in advance. For further information and to register, call:
|Jewish Association for Services for the Aged
|162 West Park Avenue
|Long Beach, N.Y. 11561
Door-to-door medical transportation is available for seniors living in the Oyster Bay area. Appointments must be made at least one week in advance. For information, call:
|Oyster Bay Senior Community Service Center
|Doubleday/Babcock Senior Center, Inc.
|45 East Main Street
|Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771