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Ride Connect Texas

Information provided by: the Alamo Area Council of Governments

Ride Connect Texas provides free, volunteer-assisted transportation services to adults (60 years and older) and their caregivers to appointments who live in South San Antonio. Volunteer drivers needed to make a difference and help reduce isolation and remain active and healthy older adults in San Antonio. Apply on our website. Our Mobile Rides program provides rides that are $4 each way/$8 round trip in an accessible van for people with disabilities (50 & Older) that is VIA Trans eligible. Older Adults may also schedule with Mobile Rides. First Come First Serve scheduling.

Southwest Outreach for Older People dba Ride Connect Texas

  • HoursMon-Fri 9-3
  • Area(s) Served:Bexar
  • Specific Populations Served:Adults 60 & older in service area & People with Disabilities 50 & older in service area and VIA Trans eligible with our Mobile Rides Van
  • Funds:Various Foundations, Local & Federal Grants, Individual Donations
  • Fees:None,donations encouraged for Volunteer Rides Mobile Rides Program - $4 each way/$8 round trip
  • Application Process:Intake info over phone. Home visit will occur 2-4 weeks after intake application is complete.
  • Documents Required:ID with current address a must. Emergency Contact info to include address and phone number. Must sign Liability Waiver.
  • Eligibility Requirements:60 years of age or older living in our service area. Volunteer Rides: Able to get in and out of a Volunteer vehicle on their own, or with the help of their personal caregiver. wheelchairs must be loaded and unloaded by caregiver. No scooter for volunteer rides. Must live in the service area
  • Application Wait:Experiencing long wait times (abt 4 wks) as of 01/01/2020
  • Service Wait:Request rides 14 days prior to appt date. 3 days for Mobile Rides.
  • Acronym:RCT
  • Payment/Insurance Accepted:Cash, Check, Credit Cards
  • ADA Access:Please contact facility for accessibility information.


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