Volunteer Driver Program

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The Volunteer Driver Program is funded entirely by donations and grants.

Program Purpose: This program operates solely for the transportation to and from healthcare appointments in Humboldt County.

Intake Process: To schedule an intake please call (707) 442-3763.

Program Hours: Operating hours of the program are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Eligible passengers must call at least 5 business days in advance prior to appointment to schedule transportation.

Eligible Passengers:  Seniors (age 50 and over) who are living independently and have limited resources. Our program covers the areas from Trinidad to Scotia and inland to Blue Lake.

Screening:  Potential clients must be screened and agree to the program guidelines before rides can be scheduled. Screening may be done by phone and signed Rider Guideline form may be mailed or faxed.

Scheduling a Ride - Collect the following information: :

Name, address, and telephone number of eligible passenger’s home, or where they desire to be picked up.

Date and time of appointment.  Location (including address and telephone number) of physician’s office.

Call (707) 442-3763 ext 306 to enroll, schedule a ride, or volunteer to drive.

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