Dept. of Transportation
Metro Transit Division

King Street Center
201 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104
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Senior Services: Volunteer Transportation

Qualify

  • Need to be age 60 years or older.
  • King County resident.
  • Able to transfer into a private vehicle with minimal assistance.
  • Cannot use other transportation options.
  • Scheduling hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Call by Wednesday (or before!) for any rides the following week.
  • Rides dependent upon driver availability.

Description

Over 350 volunteers use their own vehicles to drive seniors to medical and other essential appointments. The volunteers provide a personalized one-on-one transportation service. There is no charge for Volunteer Transportation Services.

When you call to schedule a trip, have the following information available:

  • Date of travel
  • Address of where you are leaving from
  • Address of where you are going to
  • Times you need to leave or arrive.

Web site

Senior Services [external link]

Phone

  • Voice: 206-448-5740
  • Toll free: 1-800-282-5815
  • TTY: 206-448-5025
Updated: Sept. 15, 2009