JFCS Pittsburgh - AgeWell Rides

JFCS Senior Services


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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceA volunteer transportation program connecting volunteer drivers with seniors who need a lift to medical appointments, classes, grocery shopping, religious services or social activities. Must be enrolled in the program and give advance notice of one week per request.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaSquirrel Hill, Shadyside, Oakland, Greenfield and Mt. Lebanon areas.
Intake ProcedureCall to enroll.
Intake RequirementsDocuments need to be completed and returned. A specific form requires a physician's signature.
Additional Requirementsmust be ambulatory, no wheelchairs, must also be cognitively aware
Documents Requiredsigned legal waiver and signed doctor's form
Helpful TipsAllow at least two weeks for the enrollment process to be completed and a ride be assigned.
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsClients must be 60 years or older and can not drive or have readily available transportation.
Age GroupSenior Citizens
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
Eligibility60 years or older and does not drive or have readily available transportation. Client can get around without assistance (you can use a cane or walker, but not a wheelchair). Client must commit to making and keeping appointments 5 business days in advance.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Fee AmountsFree
Insurance Acceptednot applicable
Capacity LimitationsPittsburgh
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Ellen Leger
Contact's Position Eldercare Administrator
Contact's Email eleger@jfcspgh.org
Physical Site Address 1 5743 Bartlett Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Main Phone 412-422-0400
Fax 412-422-1162
Web Address bit.ly/agewellrides
 
Additional Information
Update User ID258098
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Jewish Family and Community Services
Affiliated Program: JFCS Senior Services
This Service: JFCS Pittsburgh - AgeWell Rides
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Senior Ride Programs (BT-4500.6500-800)