Transportation Services

For Older Adults

Caregiver Transportation Assistance Program

Description

The Caregiver Transportation Assistance Program provides services for persons caring for older adults, or for grandparents raising children. The caregiver does not have to be over 60 to be eligible. Rides are given to caregivers or to the older person for whom they are caring. Caregivers receive rides to services such as support groups, workshops, or counseling, which enhance their ability to continue to provide care. Rides can be provided to respite care for the care-receiver. The service area is all of Dane County.

General Eligibility

Adults aged 60 and over and younger persons with disabilities who live in their own homes or apartments are eligible.

Cost

There is no co-pay for these rides.

How to Apply

To apply, call Dane County Department of Human Services at 608-224-3668.

04/25/2011