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TRIP of Riverside County

TRIP of Riverside County

Independent Living Partnership

Reimbursement for volunteers who transport older adults and people with disabilities to appointments or errands.

Services Offered

Transportation • Older Adults • Disabilities • Volunteer Opportunities

Description

TRIP, or Transportation Reimbursement and Information Project, is a self-directed, mileage reimbursement transportation service for volunteer friends and neighbors transporting older adults and people with disabilities who cannot drive or use public transportation. TRIP riders recruit the driver of their choice, such as a friend or neighbor. Drivers are reimbursed for mileage when providing transportation to medical appointments, errands, and other outings.

Location

6296 River Crest Dr., Suite K, Riverside, CA 92507-0738 33.9369388 -117.2922473

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

-Serves Western Riverside County, Coachella Valley, and Palo Verde Valley.
-Must be a Riverside County resident
-Riders must be unable to drive or use public transportation
-Riders must be elderly (no specific age limit) OR have a permanent disability
-Riders must not have family support.

    Payment

  • This service is free

    Age

  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

A referral is required. To request a referral, call Riverside County Office on Aging Senior HelpLink at 951-867-3800. You will be contacted via phone to complete an intake assessment.

You will need to provide basic personal information (e.g., address,date of birth); information about your health, mobility, and activities of daily living (e.g., dressing, meal preparation) assistance needs, and reason you are unable to use public transportation. Documentation may be requested from your physician. Contact information for your driver is requested.

Drivers are eligible for reimbursement as soon as their rider is enrolled in the program, but there is generally a wait list for enrollment. Drivers must submit a reimbursement form for all trips.

Other Locations

Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Riverside County
Program Phone: (951) 867-3800
6296 River Crest Dr., Suite K
Riverside, CA 92507-0738
Independent Living Partnership
Program Phone: (951) 867-3800
6235 River Crest Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507