Contact: (714) 893-3581, ext. 108 or 109
Abrazar provides transportation services to congregate meal programs in Westminster and Midway City. Transportation is also available to governmental agencies such as the Social Security Office, Veteran's Services Office, and the Housing Authority.
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (60 or older) living in the cities of Westminster, Midway City, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Stanton, and some areas of Santa Ana. Reservations are required and appointments are limited by availability.
Cost: $2.00 per one-way trip
City of Anaheim
Anaheim Senior Wheels Program Trip Reservations: (714) 535-7171;
Senior Wheels Program Information: (714) 765-4510
Anaheim Independencia Reservations: (714) 821-0460
Free group transportation is available to the Brookhurst Community Center Monday –Friday to attend the lunch program. While you are waiting for lunch you may attend our classes and attend special events. Please call 714- 776-7560 to register in advance.
Senior Wheels also provides service to grocery stores, merchants, pharmacies, beauty salons, libraries, the Downtown Community center and local merchants within a 5 mile radius of your home within Anaheim.
After filling out an application and purchasing vouchers an appointment can be made by calling Western Transit at 714-535-7171 at least 48 hours in advance to schedule service.
Eligibility: Seniors must be 60 years of age or older.
Cost: There is no charge for those participating in the Brookhurst Community Center senior meal program. Trips to other locations are $2.00 each way and may be purchased at the community centers listed above.
City of Brea
Contact: (714) 990-7750 - Senior Transportation Program, or visit the City of Brea website: http://www.cityofbrea.net/section.cfm?id=551
City of Buena Park
Contact: Senior Activity Center Front Office (714) 236-3870 or City of Buena Park website www.buenapark.com and go to the Senior section on page nine
The Senior Transportation Program (ST*R) provides bus service for lunch, to senior center activities, Alzheimer day care, special events, concerts, and grocery shopping within the City of Buena Park. Medical appointments for residents can be arranged up to three miles outside Buena Park city limits.
Eligibility: Buena Park residents, 60 years and older, can pick up an application for participation at the Senior Activity Center located in the Walter D. Ehlers Community Recreation Center, 8150 Knott Avenue or call (714) 236-3870 to request an application by mail.
Cost: $1 charge for medical appoints and grocery trips; other trips offered at no cost
City of Costa Mesa
Contact: Costa Mesa Senior Center (949) 645-2356 ext. 23.
On demand door-to-door bus service to and from the Costa Mesa Senior Center and other destinations within the Costa Mesa city limits.
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (60 or older) residing in the City of Costa Mesa.
Cost: No cost
City of Cypress
Contact: Joan Bardin (714) 229-6676
Nutrition Taxi - The Nutrition Taxi program provides transportation to the Cypress Senior Center for their Nutrition Program between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Eligibility: Cypress Residents age 60 or older
Taxi Vouchers - The Taxi Voucher Program is a curb-to-curb taxi service providing transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, banking centers, etc. Each participant may receive up to six (6) taxi vouchers with a value of $11.00 each, per month.
Eligibility: Cypress Residents, age 65 or older, meet income requirements
City of Fullerton
Contact: Fullerton Community Center, (714) 738-6305
Program Description: Transportation service to and from the Fullerton Community Center, weekly shopping assistance and subsidized taxi vouchers and OCTA 30-day bus passes. Transportation service is limited to Fullerton city limits and up to 5 miles beyond the city limits.
Eligibility: Fullerton residents age 60 and older.
Cost: No charge for transportation service to and from Fullerton Community Center and shopping; 30-day bus pass cost $4; $29 value taxi voucher cost $6 and $50 value taxi vouchers cost $10.
City of Garden Grove
Contact: H. Louis Lake Senior Center (714) 741-5253
The H. Louis Lake Senior Center provides free transportation services to seniors who attend the nutrition program, educational classes, and activities at the H. Louis Lake Senior Center. This service is available Monday - Friday between the hours 8:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required.
For more information about the H. Louis Lake Senior Center, please call Jackie McIntosh at (714) 741-5253 or for additional details on the Congregate Lunch Program you may contact Phyllis Hatosy at (714) 741-5248.
Eligibility: Requirements for the Senior Mobility Program are that you must be a senior citizen (60 or older) and live in Garden Grove.
Cost: The nutrition program is only a suggested donation of $2.50 for any senior 60+; other trips offered at no cost
City of Huntington Beach
Contact: Surf City Seniors on the Go! (714) 374-1742.
The Huntington Beach Senior Services Mobility Program (Surf City Seniors on the Go!) provides transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, senior center classes/nutrition site, special events, the Alzheimer’s Family Services Center and life supporting medical trips, such as dialysis and chemotherapy within the City, as well as to Hoag and Fountain Valley Hospitals. The service is available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations are required five days in advance.
Eligibility: Must be 55+ and reside in the City of Huntington Beach. (Service not available for assisted living or skilled nursing facilities.)
Cost: No cost
City of Irvine
Contact: The TRIPS office at (949) 724-7433 for more information between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit the City of Irvine website at www.cityofirvine.org (Go to Departments, Community Services, then to TRIPS.)
TRIPS program is a door-to-door, low cost, accessible transportation service for eligible Irvine residents. Hours of services are Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with limited service on weekends. The program currently has a registration processing period of up to 14 days for services.
Eligibility: Must be a current full time Irvine resident, 60 years of age or older who is unable to drive to permanent physical and/or cognitive disability. This program also includes services for other populations - please call TRIPS for more information.
Cost: $1.90 each way within the City of Irvine and $3.80 or more depending on location to neighboring cities (Cities outside Irvine are limited to specific areas).
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County
Contact: Sandy Baren at (949) 435-3460 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation services are provided by the Silver Streak Senior Transportation Program to Orange County residents over 60 for non-emergency medical visits, grocery shopping, visits to senior and community centers, and other activities. The program offers volunteer rides, shuttles, group bus trips, taxi-vouchers (restricted to riders enrolled in volunteer driver program) and mobility management services.
Eligibility: Orange County seniors age 60+ who no longer drive.
Cost: $2.00 each way for volunteer rides, variable costs for shuttles, group trips, and taxi rides.
Korean American Senior Association
Contact: (714) 530-6705
Transportation services are provided to Korean-language dependent seniors living in the cities of Garden Grove, Buena Park, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Westminster and Orange. Transportation is available for non-emergency medical visits, grocery shopping, and visits to senior and community centers. Service is available Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - Noon and 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. with some Saturday services available.
Eligibility: Seniors age 60+
Cost: No charge to Korean American Senior Association members
City of La Habra
Contact: Please call (562) 905-9664 for general information about the program or (866) 557-7433 (toll free) for reservations
La Habra Shuttle provides curb-to-curb van transportation anywhere within the City of La Habra and within one-half mile outside the city limits, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding some holidays. Twenty-four hour advance reservation required - same-day reservations allowed as space is available.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of La Habra and a senior citizen. Application forms may be obtained from and returned to the La Habra Community Services Department, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., La Habra. The Community Services Department provides a free ride to and from the Community Center to any first-time participant wishing to apply.
Cost: To and from the Senior Nutrition Program is free. .50 cents each way to and from all other locations.
City of Laguna Hills
Contact: Jaime Ballard Laguna Hills Community Center (949) 707-2681
Eligibility: Service is provided to Laguna Hills residents who are:
Service is provided within Laguna Hills and Mission Viejo city limits for shopping, recreational/social activities, personal business, and non-emergency medical appointments.
Cost: $5.00 per one-way trip
City of Laguna Niguel
Contact: Sea County Senior & Community Center - (949) 425-5151
Door-to-door transportation program from home to Sea Country Senior & Community Center. Group bus service provides two pick-up times and two take-home times available Monday, Wednesday and Friday to the Senior Center. Call the Senior Center (above number) for application.
Eligibility: Call for eligibility
Cost: No cost
City of Laguna Woods
Contact: Taxi Voucher Program (949) 639-0512 or website at email@example.com. After vouchers have been purchased, riders may call the California Yellow Cab Company directly at (877) 223-3222.
Taxi Voucher Program provides taxi service 7 days a week - 24 hours a day. Number of vouchers required for a taxi trip will depend on trip distance. Special reduced fare taxi vouchers are available:
Airport Voucher: $30.00 each way to John Wayne Airport (70 years of age)
Special Destination Voucher: $6.00 each way to the Irvine Spectrum or Irvine Transportation Center.(60 years of age)
General Travel Voucher Books $50 ($100 value)(60 years of age)
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: The City’s non-emergency medical voucher program provides services to medical appointment-doctors, dentists, vision care specialists, physical therapy, medical treatments, etc. at deeply discounted fares. It is available to all residents 60 years and older.
City of Lake Forest
Contact: Senior Scene Clubhouse at (949) 461-3408 or www.lakeforestca.gov/seniors/
Reservations: (949) 855-9766
The City of Lake Forest offers door-to-door transportation service to Lake Forest seniors participating in the Senior Scene Clubhouse activities. Transportation is available Monday through Thursday from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance.
Eligibility: Must be a Lake Forest resident and 60+ years of age.
Cost: .50 cents each way
City of Newport Beach
Contact: OASIS Senior Center (949) 644-3244
The City of Newport Beach provides curb-to-curb transportation through its Care-A-Van and Shuttle programs. The Care-A-Van program provides transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping and other errands within city limits. The Shuttle program provides transportation to the OASIS Senior Center for classes and activities.
Service is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Reservations must be made 5 business days in advance.
Eligibility: Must be 60+, live at home, reside within Newport Beach, Corona del Mar or Newport Coast and be unable to drive.
Cost: $3 each way for the Care-A-Van program; $1 each way for the Shuttle program
City of Orange
Contact: (714) 538-9633
Transportation services are provided to the Orange Senior Center for the congregate meal program. Transportation service to the Center is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Seniors age 60+
Cost: No cost
City of Placentia
Contact: Placentia Senior Center (714) 986-2332
The senior transportation program provides door-to-door transportation to the Senior Nutrition Program and Senior Center, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (60 or older) living in the City of Placentia.
Cost: No charge.
City of Rancho Santa Margarita
Contact: Community Services Division at (949) 216-9700 to register; After vouchers have been purchased, riders may call the cab company directly at (877) 935-5692.
Taxi Voucher Program provides taxi service 7 days a week, 24 hours each day. Vouchers may be purchased at city hall or via mail.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of the City of Rancho Santa Margarita and 60+ years of age.
Cost: Special reduced fare taxi vouchers are available to the following locations:
Yellow Voucher: $2.50 each way to anywhere in Rancho Santa Margarita city limits
Red Voucher: $30 each way to John Wayne Airport
Blue Voucher: $8.75 each way to Laguna Niguel city limits
Green Voucher: $6.25 each way to Mission Viejo and Lake Forest city limits
Orange Voucher: $7.50 each way to Laguna Hills city limits
City of San Clemente
Contact: Laura Ferguson at (949) 361-8254 or Age Well Senior Services at (949) 498-0400
The Shopper Shuttle Service provides curbside or door-to-door (upon request) transportation three days per week to shopping destinations within the City of San Clemente (no service on holidays or weekends). Additionally, they provide daily transportation to and from the Senior Center for the Senior Meals Program.
Eligibility: San Clemente resident seniors (age 60 and older).
Cost: No cost
City of Santa Ana
Contact: Pearl Raya at (714) 571-4230.
The Senior Transportation Program provides bus service for two senior centers: Santa Ana Senior Center, 424 W. Third St., (714) 647-6560; and Southwest Senior Center, 2201 W. McFadden Ave., (714) 647-6703. The Santa Ana Senior Center and Southwest Senior Center programs include senior special events and activities, classes, lunch, special monthly excursions and shopping trips within the City of Santa Ana for all participants.
Eligibility: Must be 60+ and a resident of Santa Ana
Cost: No charge.
City of Seal Beach
Contact: For general information about the program contact Ernest Area at (562) 431-2527 ext. 1321, or visit the website at www.sealbeachca.gov and search on Public Works, Traffic and Transportation; For scheduling, call Western Transit at (562) 439-3699.
The City of Seal Beach offers three senior mobility programs:
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (55 or older) and a resident of Seal Beach.
Cost: No cost
City of Stanton
Contact: Stanton Senior Center (714) 890-4276.
On demand door-to-door van service to and from the Stanton Senior Center.
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (60 or older) residing in the City of Stanton.
Cost: No cost
City of Tustin
Contact: (714) 573-3348
The Tustin Area Senior Center provides curb to curb transportation for medical appointments, grocery shopping and Senior Center activities, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration is on a first come, first served basis and reservations are required; A five day advanced reservation is recommended. Transportation is limited to all of Tustin and three road miles outside of the city limits, as well as St. Joseph Hospital.
Eligibility: Tustin residents 55 years and older.
Cost: No cost
Vietnamese Community of Orange County, Inc.
Contact: (714) 558-6009
The Vietnamese Community of Orange County provides transportation for seniors to a congregate meal program, the Asian Senior Center, medical, dental, and other physician’s offices, and pharmacies. Service is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please call 3 days in advance of your anticipated appointment.
Eligibility: Seniors age 60+
Cost: The SMP program has no cost. Please call the VNCOC to see if the program is currently accepting new transportees.
City of Westminster
Contact: Transportation Coordinator (714) 895-2878, ext. 481
The Westminster Senior Center Transportation Program provides two services:
The Nutrition Van provides curb-to-curb transportation to the Senior Center Luncheon Program and is designated for participants who attend luncheon program at least once per week.
The Shuttle provides a route from the Senior Center, mobile home parks and senior housing complexes to designated shopping destinations within the City of Westminster. Scheduled pick up times are 1-1/2 to 3 hours apart.
Eligibility: Must be a senior citizen (60 or older) living in Westminster.
Cost: .50 per one-way trip for the Nutrition Van; other trips are offered at no cost
City of Yorba Linda
Contact: For information about the program please call (714) 961-7181; for reservations, please call (714) 528-RIDE (7433).
TRAILS (Taking Retired Adults Into Local Services) provides door-to-door transportation from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, throughout the City of Yorba Linda and within a one-mile radius outside the city to local services, including Placentia-Linda Hospital. A 24-hour advance reservation is required: however, same-day reservations are allowed as space permits. Participants may complete their application and obtain an identification card at the Yorba Linda Community Center, 4501 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, CA 92886 or by calling (714) 961-7181.
Eligibility: For seniors 55 years and older. Participants must be able to be picked up and dropped off within with City of Yorba Linda boundaries. An application and a TRAILS identification card must be obtained prior to scheduling a ride.
Cost: $1 each way