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  TRANSPORTATION 


Also see: Financial Assistance: Transportation Costs

Air Options

AirLife Line
50 Fullerton Ct. - Ste. 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
877-247-5433 Fax: 916-641-0600
E-mail: info@airlifeline.org
Web: www.airlifeline.org
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time), Mon.-Fri.

Pilots transport human organs, and ambulatory patients with stable life-threatening condition. Free transportation for ambulatory patients needing to travel to distant medical centers. Medical and financial need verified by caseworker or physician. No waiting list, but two-advance weeks notice preferred.

Corporate Angel Network
Westchester County Airport
One Loop Road, White Plains, NY 10604
914-328-1313
E-mail: info@corpangelnetwork.org
Web: www.corpangelnetwork.org
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Corporate Angel Network, a nonprofit organization, provides free plane transportation for cancer patients going to/from recognized cancer hospitals by using empty seats aboard corporate aircraft operating on business flights. Service is available to cancer patients of all ages who are ambulatory, in stable condition, and require no life support or IV’s. If space is available, companion may accompany patient.


Medical Transportation

Non-emergency medical transportation sometimes referred to as Ambulette Service provides fee-based door-to-door service when full ambulance/emergency service is not necessary and curb-to-curb transportation, and a taxi is not adequate or available. Additionally offers special needs assistance, especially for persons with mobility issues. For a list of providers please refer to the telephone directory Yellow pages under Ambulette Services.
 

Circle of Life Ambulette Service
10723 Cty Hwy 18, South Kortright, NY 13842
607-538-1734

Serving Delaware County residents. We transport to and from home, doctors, hospitals, and nursing homes. Medicaid approved. Wheelchair, stretcher & Ambulatory transportation.

Delaware Opportunities, Inc.
35430 St Hwy 10, Hamden, NY 13782
607-746-1610 Fax: 607-746-6269
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. (closed for lunch 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

This agency provides transportation to medical appointments and occasionally recertification’s for DSS. This service is for Medicaid eligible clients only. Please call two weeks in advance for service.

Delaware County Office for the Aging
6 Court St., Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-6333 Fax: 607-746-6227
E-mail: ofa@co.delaware.ny.us
Web: www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/ofa/ofa.htm

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. (closed for lunch 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.)


Office for the Aging offers a program to assist elders in need of transportation to access health related services such as regularly scheduled doctor’s appointments and pharmaceutical services. There is a cap of 4 trips a year per individual.

Delaware County Veterans Service Agency
1 Gallant Avenue, Highway Annex - Suite A
Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-2334 Fax: 607-746-2385
E-mail: vet@co.delaware.ny.us
Web: www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/vet/vet.htm
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Delaware County Veterans Service Agency provides transportation service to the VA Medical Center-Albany for veterans. Van service has pick up points in Delhi, Walton, Bloomville, Hobart, Stamford and Grand Gorge. Van riders should be at the pick-up point 15 minutes prior to the departure time to prevent missing the van. Please call for further information and to set up transportation.

Deposit Foundation & Rural Housing Services
PO Box 41 119 Front St., Deposit, NY 13754
607-467-4001 Fax: 607-467-4399
E-mail: dfrhs@tds.net
Web: www.depositchamber.com/Foundation.html
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Mon., Wed. & Fri.)


Provides transportation for medical snf other important appointments to residents of the Village of Deposit, Town of Sanford, and the Town of Deposit.

Yellow Medivan
30 Phelps Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
607-724-3520 607-723-2431
24 hrs. a day (Mon.-Sun. - 2 hrs. notice required)

Provides medical van transportation for persons requiring the use of a stretcher or wheelchair for transportation but not covered by Medicare or insurance companies. Adults & children. Medicaid or Private pay.


Rides

Delaware County Office for the Aging
Delaware County Legacy Corps
6 Court St., Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-6333 Fax: 607-746-6227
E-mail: ofa@co.delaware.ny.us
Web: www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/ofa/ofa.htm

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. (closed for lunch 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.)


The Office for the Aging operates a limited fixed route bus system. It transports elders to larger communities both within the county and beyond so they can access shopping, medical and personal business services. The handicapped accessible system is available for day trip charters. Please call office for bus schedule.

Volunteer-Provided Rides

American Cancer Society
5 Oak Avenue, Sidney, NY 13838
607-563-8462
Web: www.cancer.org

Volunteers provide free, local transportation to/from treatment facilities and to doctor’s appointments for those in need. Help may also be available for long-distance transportation expenses.

Delaware County Office for the Aging
Delaware County Legacy Corps
6 Court St., Delhi, NY 13753
607-746-6333 Fax: 607-746-6227
E-mail: ofa@co.delaware.ny.us
Web: www.co.delaware.ny.us/departments/ofa/ofa.htm

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon.-Fri. (closed for lunch 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.)

Legacy Corps interviews and matches volunteers with clients needing a variety of services including rides and escorting to appointments.

Disabled American Veterans
Sidney, NY 13838
607-561-2180

This is a voice-mail service. Veterans can call and leave a message with date of medical appointment and time. Someone will call back to set up the transportation. Please give as much advance notice as possible.

 

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Delaware County Long Term Care, Drue Brenner, Coordinator ◦ 6 Court Street ◦ Delhi, NY 13753