Special Services

EMBARK partners with many community organziations to provide a wide range of transportation programs to meet the diverse needs of the community. Through these programs, qualified customers maintain independence by arranging their own transportation and depending less on family and friends.

 

STEP (Shopping Shuttle) - 297-2583

The STEP shopping shuttle provides van service to designated grocery stores for persons 60 and older who live in the service area. Participants are picked up at their residence, senior citizen center or Congregate Meal Site.

This program requires arrangements to be made prior to the date transportation is needed. Please contact 297-2583 for more information.

This donation-based service is sponsored by the Areawide Aging Agency & EMBARK


 

Share-A-Fare - 235-7433

Share-A-Fare provides a 40 percent discount on taxi fares for older adults and persons with disabilities who live in a participating area. Coupon books must be purchased in the city where the resident lives.

Share-A-Fare Application


 

Congregate Meal Transportation - 297-2583

The Congregate Meal Transportation is a donation-based service for the Oklahoma County Senior Nutrition Project. Citizens age 60 and older, who live within the service area, are provided round trip van service to one of 15 local nutrition sites for a noon meal.

This program requires arrangements to be made prior to the date transportation is needed. Please contact 297-2583 for more information.

Sponsored by Areawide Aging Agency & EMBARK


 

Daily Living Center - 792-2401

Round-trip, door-to-door transportation service for older adults and persons with disabilities to the Daily Living Center. An adult day care center, the Daily Living Center provides nutrition, nurse monitoring, therapeutic programs and physical and occupational therapy.

Those in wheelchairs or needing assistance may schedule a lift-equipped bus.

This program requires arrangements to be made prior to the date transportation is needed. Please contact 792-2401 for more information.


 

HelpLine

Helpline is a taxi service for emergency or medically related transportation for the homeless. It is coordinated through social service agencies and is underwritten by EMBARK and the City of Oklahoma


 

Interim - 297-2583

Interim is a one-time service coordinated through social service agencies to transport persons 60 and older for essential trips only. Participants must be unable to secure transportation from any other source. Social service agencies refer prospective participants to EMBARK weekdays between 8 am-5 pm.

Sponsored by Areawide Aging Agency & EMBARK


 

RSVP Provide-A-Ride - 605-3106

The Retired Senior Volunteer Provide-A-Ride program links senior volunteer drivers with low to moderate income seniors in need of transportation to medical appointments.

This program requires arrangements to be made prior to the date transportation is needed. Please contact 605-3106 for more information.

Sponsored by Areawide Aging Agency & EMBARK


 

Senior Companion Program - 609-8923 

The Senior Companion program matches able seniors with frail elderly persons. Seniors are trained volunteers, helping other seniors in preparing meals, providing companionship, assisting with housekeeping or supporting the need for other professional services. A van transports volunteers from their residences to the residences of the elderly.

This program requires arrangements to be made prior to the date transportation and/or service is needed. Please contact 528-7724 for more information.

Sponsored by Areawide Aging Agency & EMBARK

 

 

Resources


To have access to special transportation services participants must first complete the application process. Applicants age 60 years or older are eligible for the majority of services. Applications on the basis of disability require EMBARK to contact the applicant’s physician for completion of the Medical Information Form.

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