For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at IASpecialist@hotmail.com.
AARP Driver Safety Program
Anderson Valley Senior Center
Alternate bus #489-1175
Transportation to senior center lunches plus weekly trips to Ukiah for shopping and doctor appointments. Wheelchair accessible. See www.avseniorcenter.blogspot.com.
California DMV Senior Driver Website
Includes Senior Guide for Safe Driving and Senior Ombudsman Program. See https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/about/senior/senior_top.
Coastal Seniors, Inc.
Veterans Hall, 24000 S. Hwy 1, PO Box 437, Point Arena
Transportation for individuals age 60+ or with disabilities. Around town or to shopping and local appointment. Once/month out of town transport to Fort Bragg, Santa Rosa, or Ukiah on a rotating schedule. See www.coastalseniors.org.
Community Resources Connection (CRC) Ride Service
PO Box 336, Gualala
800-395-8984 or 884-4562
Volunteer drivers provide no-fee transportation to residents of the coastal area of Sea Ranch to Manchester for medical or emergency appointments in Fort Bragg, Santa Rosa, etc. Also for significant community events, or to pick up mail, medications, groceries, etc. No wheelchair transport. See www.crconnection.org.
Medical Transport 462-5336
Private taxi service serving the greater Ukiah area. Also, non-emergency medical transport for those in wheelchair or gurney serving Northern California by appointment. Call Dispatch line for regular taxi. Call Medical Transport line to arrange for wheelchair, gurney, and/or other special- needs transport.
Indian Senior Center
425 N. State St., Ukiah
Transportation to doctor appointments and some shopping. Eligibility: age 60+ or adult with a disability and a member of Tribe with Resolution; no wheelchair accessibility. Services to others may be available for a suggested contribution. Call for information.
Lake Transit Authority
9240 Hwy. 53, PO Box 698, Lower Lake
Wheelchair-accessible fixed-route public bus transportation throughout Lake County, and to Calistoga and Ukiah. (Transfer in Calistoga through Napa Transit to destinations south.) "Flex Stop" curb-to- curb service available within one mile of designated bus routes 1-4, 4A (call to arrange at least one day in advance.) Dial- A-Ride curb-to-curb van service available Clearlake, Lower Lake, and Lakeport. Special fare (75 cents each way) for persons age 60+ to travel via fixed route or Dial-A-Ride, if needed, to local senior center for lunch. See www.laketransit.org.
Live Oak Seniors
12502 Foothill Blvd., PO Box 1389, Clearlake Oaks
Transportation to the center by wheelchair- accessible van for individuals age 60+.
Lucerne Alpine Seniors, Inc.
3985 Country Club Dr., PO Box 937, Lucerne
Transportation to the center by wheelchair accessible van for individuals 60+.See www.lucernealpineseniorcenter.com.
Mendocino Transit Authority (MTA)
241 Plant Rd., Ukiah
800-696-4682 or 462-1422
Dial-A-Ride, Fort Bragg 964-1800
Dial-A-Ride, Ukiah 462-3881
County-wide fixed route public transportation. Dial-A-Ride provides door-to- door service in Fort Bragg and Ukiah. Reduced fares for seniors and passengers with certain disabilities who show an authorized MTA transit discount card at time of travel. All MTA buses are wheelchair accessible. For more information contact 800-696-4MTA or see www.mendocinotransit.org for routes, schedules, and fare prices.
Redwood Coast Senior Center
490 N. Harold St., Fort Bragg
Provides low cost door-to-door transportation on the Coast from Cleone to Little River for individuals age 60+ or all persons with a disability. Wheelchair-lift equipped. Fee varies by distance. See www.rcscenter.org.
Ukiah Senior Center
499 Leslie St., Ukiah
Door-through-door, wheelchair accessible transport for individuals 55+, or younger with disability. See www.ukiahseniorcenter.org.
Willits Senior Center
1501 Baechtel Rd., Willits
Transportation line 459-5556
Main Senior Center line 459-6826
Door-through-door transportation for individuals age 55+ or younger disabled via wheelchair accessible van or standard vehicle. Also available, volunteer drivers using their own vehicles to provide both local and out-of-county transportation. Set fares based upon distance. See www.willitsseniorcenter.com.