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Allen County

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public transportation

allen county rta

(regional transit authority)

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Allen County 

Contact Info: 419-222-2RTA

Days/Hours of Service: Fixed route 5:45 a.m. - 6:50 p.m. Monday - Friday; 7:50 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: $0.50 one way trip on fixed route for 65+, disabled (with RTA card) and Medicare, $1.00 for adults, $0.75 for kids; UPLIFT services are $2.00 per on way trip. Private pay trips available. $6.00 within city limits per one way trip. Call for other private pay trip rates.

Services Offered: Fixed route bus transportation, ULIFT van service to disabled population with application acceptance, dial-a-ride private pay service using vans to anyone at per mileage fee schedule.

go bus

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Bus trips from Van Wert to Columbus and back with stops at Delphos, Lima and Kenton.

Contact Info: 888-95-GOBUS or buy tickets online 

Days/Hours of Service: Daily trips, contact Go Bus for departure and arrival time. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, contact Go Bus to make sure your accessibility needs can be met.

Eligibility: Anyone 

Cost: Prices depend on trip length. Call for pricing information.

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

transportation for specialized populations

allen county council on aging

Website

215 N. Central Ave. 700 N. Main St., Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen County, no trips out of county

Contact Info: 419-228-5135

Days/Hours of Service: 7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: 60 yrs+

Cost: donation only 

Note: An outreach specialist makes an in home visit to complete paperwork before first trip

Delphos Senior citizens center

Website

301 E. Suthoff St. Delphos, OH 45833

Geographic Area Covered: City of Delphos, surrounding areas including Lima, Ottoville, Spencerville, Van Wert

Contact Info: Alice Curth, Executive Director acurth.dsc@gmail.com 419-692-1331

Days/Hours of Service: 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: 60 yrs+

Cost: donation only 

Allen County Veterans Services

301 North Main St. Lima, OH 45802

Website

Geographic Area Covered: From lima to Dayton VA Medical Center only.

Contact Info: 419-223-8522

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: eligible veterans

Cost: None

Note: Monday-Friday trips to Dayton VA Medical Center on van that accommodates up to 10 individuals, please schedule medical appointments between 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Van leaves from the courthouse.  At home pickup available with a doctor's authorization. Setup Services by: Scheduled thru office via phone call; first come first serve basis; Call the office the day before transport to be notified of departure the time. 

Allen County Job and family services

1501 South Dixie Highway Lima, OH 45804

Geographic Area Covered: Allen County area for employment and medical transportation. Also, do provide out of Allen county travel for medical appointments if required services are not available in Allen County.

Contact Info: For Employment transportation, call OhioMeansJobs at (419) 999-0360; For Medical transportation, call (419) 999-0385.

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: For Medical transportation: Medicaid covered individuals or those who meet income eligibility requirements of 185% of poverty level. For Employment transportation: Individual must meet income eligibility requirements of 185% or 200% poverty level depending on the program.

Cost: None

Website: Get more information and applications at www.acjfs.org or www.omjallen.com

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Allen county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

private transportation

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.--/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

Right at home

128 W. High St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen County. Will make long distance trips within the state of Ohio

Contact Info: 419-228-4663

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Saturday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients

Cost: Paid by Buckeye and Paramount Medicaid Coverage

private transportation

black and white cab company

420 W. Elm St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: All areas including out of town and out of state.

Contact Info: 419-222-6161 or fax request to 419-222-5248.

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours/7 days a week.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone who can pay for the service.

Cost: Per trip, call for quote, payment due at time of service (cash, credit or debit.

bluffton taxi service

102 Matterhorn Dr. Bluffton, OH 45817

Geographic Area Covered: Bluffton and surrounding areas.

Contact Info: 419-890-2696

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours/7 days a week.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone who can pay for the service.

Cost: Per trip, call for quote, payment due at time of service.

trinity cab

Lima, OH and Findlay, OH

Geographic Area Covered: All areas including out of town and out of state.

Contact Info: 419-860-3974

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours/7 days a week.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone who can pay for the service.

Cost: Per trip, call for quote, payment due at time of service.

ambulate providers

LACP/st. rita's medical center, llc

708 West Spring St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: City of Lima and Allen County

Contact Info: 419-224-4075

Days/Hours of Service: Stretcher 24/7, Wheelchair 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public but limited to medical (patient) transportation only, wheelchair transportation may be limited to/from contracted facilities.

Cost: Billed to Medicare, Medicaid, Private Insurance, Self Pay.

Driver Assist: Yes

Note: Set up services calling 419-224-4075. Select option #2 to make or inquire about appointment, option #4 for billing questions.

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

 

Auglaize County

public transportration service

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

private transportation service

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.--/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

seniors helping seniors

Website

5571 St. Rt. 274 New Bremen, OH 45869

Geographic Area Covered: Auglaize, Mercer, Darke, Shelby and Miami Counties.

Contact Info: 419-733-2068

Days/Hours of Service: Depends on staff availability.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Private pay $18/hr (minimum 2 hrs) plus mileage charge (no mileage charge if driving your personal vehicle. 

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

Auglaize County council on aging

Website

610 Indiana Avenue St. Marys, OH 45885

Geographic Area Covered: Auglaize, Shelby, Mercer and Allen Counties.

Contact Info: 419-394-8252

Days/Hours of Service: 78:30 - 4:30 Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: 60 + and Auglaize County resident.

Cost: Donation  

auglaize county veterans service commission

Website

209 S. Blackhoof St. Room 202 Wapakoneta, OH 45895

Geographic Area Covered: Will go to any VA hospital for any Auglaize County veteran.

Contact Info: 419-739-6750

Days/Hours of Service: 7 day a week as needed.

Wheelchair Accessible: Do not have w/c accessible van, but through coordinated agreement Auglaize COA can do the wheelchair transportation on their behalf.

Eligibility: Eligible Auglaize County veterans.

Cost: None

Auglaize county job and family services

Website

12 North Wood St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895

Geographic Area Covered: Will go long distance for trip, check with managed care provider first.

Contact Info: 419-739-6505

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid consumer in Auglaize county.

Cost: No

Please Note: Call West Ohio CAP at 419-227-2586. West Ohio CAP will verify Medicaid eligibility with Auglaize County Job and Family Services.

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Auglaize county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

ambulette providers

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

 

hancock County

public transportation

HHWP community action commission, hats

Website

440 Scott Ave. Findlay, OH 45840

Geographic Area Covered: Hancock County 

Contact Info: 419-423-7261 ext. 26

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday : 7:15 a.n. - 9:45 p.m. Saturday: 7:15a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Fare of $1.50 in city and $2.50 in county; half price discount for elderly and disabled with proper documentation. Out of county transportation available thru contracting agencies.

downtown findlay shuttle

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Hancock County, downtown.

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Thursday: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Services Offered: The downtown shuttle makes a continuous loop of Findlay hotels and the downtown area with stops at the corner of Crawford and Main, parking lot between Roselli's and Gathering, and West End Tavern.  

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

private transportation

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.--/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

cab companies

accurate cab

345 Center St. Findlay, OH 45840

Geographic Area Covered: Anywhere

Contact Info: 419-424-0150

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: General public

Cost: $10.00 trip in Findlay and $2.00 every loaded mile for out of Findlay trips.

Note: Available for airport runs.

bluffton taxi service

102 Matterhorn Dr. Bluffton, OH 45817

Geographic Area Covered: Bluffton and surrounding areas.

Contact Info: 419-890-2696

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours/7 days a week.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone who can pay for the service.

Cost: Per trip, call for quote, payment due at time of service.

trinity cab

Lima, OH and Findlay, OH

Geographic Area Covered: All areas including out of town and out of state.

Contact Info: 419-860-3974

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours/7 days a week.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone who can pay for the service.

Cost: Per trip, call for quote, payment due at time of service.

transportation for specialized populations

hancock county job and family services

Website

7814 County Road 140 Findlay, OH 45840

Geographic Area Covered: Hancock county and out of Hancock county with physician documentation/referral to a specialist.

Contact Info: 419-422-0182 press option 5 and then option 3. Dennis Quarty.

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Hancock county Medicaid consumer, if have spend down must already be met. If on Managed Care plan, must check with Managed Care provider first.

Cost: None

hancock county veterans service center

1100 E. Main Cross Suite 123 Findlay, OH 45840

Geographic Area Covered: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to Toledo VA Hospital; Thursday and Friday to Ann Arbor VA Hospital.

Contact Info: 419-424-7036

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday, one trip per day.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, on a limited basis with a 3 day notice.

Eligibility: Eligible veterans in Hancock County.

Cost: None

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Hancock county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

ambulette providers

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

Beyond driving with dignity:

other types of service

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

hardin County

 

public transportation

go bus

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Bus trips from Van Wert to Columbus and back with stops at Delphos, Lima and Kenton.

Contact Info: 888-95-GOBUS or buy tickets online 

Days/Hours of Service: Daily trips, contact Go Bus for departure and arrival time. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, contact Go Bus to make sure your accessibility needs can be met.

Eligibility: Anyone 

Cost: Prices depend on trip length. Call for pricing information.

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

transportation for specialized populations

hardin county council on aging

100 Memorial Ave. Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: Anywhere in the state of Ohio for medical appointments. In county only for non-medical trips.

Contact Info: Contact transportation department 419-675-3610 and talk with dispatcher/scheduler

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (cannot take people to appointments scheduled at 4:00 p.m.)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Hardin County Resident

Cost: Donation for individuals 60 plus, $2.50/mile private pay for individuals under 60 or contract agency 

Hardin County veterans service office

1 Courthouse Square #120 Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to Columbus and Dayton VA medical facilities.

Contact Info: 419-674-2219

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday (usually AM appointments)

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Eligible Hardin County Veterans 

Cost: None

Please Note: Can take up to 8 individuals at a time on a first come, first serve basis.

hardin county job and family services

Website

175 West Franklin St. Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: Where appointments are, will make long distance trips but do have individuals use local providers if they are available.

Contact Info: 419-675-1130

Days/Hours of Service: Depends on contracted provider hours.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, thru contract with local Council on Aging.

Eligibility: Hardin County Medicaid consumer.

Cost: No

Please Note: Contact Job and Family Services and speak with a worker who determines eligibility. If eligible, contact Kenton Council on Aging or Kenton taxi to directly schedule the service.

love inc. of hardin county

P.O. Box 782 Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: Hardin County

Contact Info: 419-674-4651

Days/Hours of Service: Office open 9 - 12 Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Determined by office staff, call to inquire.

Cost: Determined by office staff, call to inquire.

Service Provided: Gas cards and volunteer transportation.

Not By Choice Outreach

Website

3 N. Detroit St. Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: No restrictions apply, all counties are covered.

Contact Info: 419-973-9307

Days/Hours of Service: Wednesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (or by appointment)

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Cancer patient currently receiving treatment.

Cost: None

Service Provided: Gas cards, wigs & hats, food pantry.

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Hardin county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

private transportation

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.00/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

cab companies

Kenton Taxi

322 Decatur St. Kenton, OH 43326

Geographic Area Covered: All over Ohio, accommodate as able from Kenton

Contact Info: 419-673-9353

Days/Hours of Service: Pre-arranged any time; on-demand 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday; Friday & Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.; Sunday 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: No lift, but, can accommodate if able to get out of wheelchair & transfer to car

Eligibility: General public, resident of Kenton, Ohio

Cost: In town is $6.00 one way during the day; $7.00 after 7:00p.m.; out of town $2.10/mile. Waiting time is $19.00/hour

ambulette providers

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

Mercer County

 

public transportation service

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

private transportation service

seniors helping seniors

Website

5571 St. Rt. 274 New Bremen, OH 45869

Geographic Area Covered: Auglaize, Mercer, Darke, Shelby and Miami Counties.

Contact Info: 419-733-2068

Days/Hours of Service: Depends on staff availability.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Private pay $18/hr (minimum 2 hrs) plus mileage charge (no mileage charge if driving your personal vehicle. 

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.00/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

transportation for

specialized populations

MERCER COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING

217 Riley St. Celina, OH 45822

Geographic Area Covered: 40 mile radius from COA office for medical trips, in county only for non-medical trips (no trips to restaurants)

Contact Info: 419-586-1644

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (no in county appointments after 3:00p.m., no out of county appointments after 2:00 p.m.)

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: 60 plus and Mercer County resident (who no longer drives) or disabled under 60 with supporting documentation from a doctor that cannot drive (medical appointments only)

Cost: Donations

mercer county department of veterans services

220 W. Livingston St. B270, Celina, OH 45822

Geographic Area Covered: Dayton and Lima VA medical facilities.

Contact Info: 419-586-3542

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Mercer County veterans

Cost: No

Note: Can take up to 8 individuals at a time. First come, first serve basis.

mercer county job and family services

american cancer society

220 W. Livingston St. Celina, OH 45822

Geographic Area Covered: Local and long distance trips to medical appointments.

Contact Info: 419-586-5106

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday, but try to accommodate as able.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Mercer county residents currently on Medicaid for the month of the trip.

Cost: No

Note: Call West Ohio CAP at 419-227-2586. West Ohio CAP will verify Medicaid eligibility with Mercer County Job and Family Services.

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Mercer county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

ambulette providers

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

 

putnam County

public transportation service

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

services to specialized populations

Putnam COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING

Website

1425 East Fourth St. Ottawa, OH 45875

Geographic Area Covered: Will transport to the adjacent counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Henry, Paulding and Van Wert for medical appointments. Provide transportation for personal business within Putnam County.

Contact Info: 419-523-4121

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Putnam County residents that are 60 or older.

Cost: Donations accepted

Putnam county job and family services

575 Ottawa-Glandorf RD #1 Ottawa, OH 45875

Geographic Area Covered: Any appointment as needed by consumer depending on availability.

Contact Info: 800-523-5799

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday (will try to work anything in)

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Putnam County Medicaid consumers (if on managed care plan that offers transportation than need to go thru managed care provider)

Cost: No

Putnam county veterans services

336 E. Main St. Ottawa, OH 45875

Service Available: Reimbursement to any eligible Putnam County veteran or driver of an eligible veteran in Putnam County going to a VA medical facility for a medical appointment ($0.41 cents a mile reimbursement to a veteran or $0.50 cents a mile reimbursement for driver of a veteran)

Process: Bring appointment slip or documentation of appointment to veteran's office; it will get forwarded to the county audition who will put a check in the mail to the veteran.

Contact Info: 419-523-4478

Eligibility: Putnam county veterans

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Putnam county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

private transportation

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.00/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

ambulette providers

Putnam county Office of Public Safety

117 Dr. Thatye Drive Glendora, OH 45848

Geographic Area Covered: Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.

Contact Info: 419-538-7315

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday until 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and other times by appointment only.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General Public

Cost: Cost billed to Medicaid for Medicaid wheelchair consumers if in own home or assisted living, private pay bills dependent upon trip. Have a program that will help with cost of trip for low income persons who fill out application and are approved.

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

Van Wert County

 

public transportation

go bus

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Bus trips from Van Wert to Columbus and back with stops at Delphos, Lima and Kenton.

Contact Info: 888-95-GOBUS or buy tickets online 

Days/Hours of Service: Daily trips, contact Go Bus for departure and arrival time. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes, contact Go Bus to make sure your accessibility needs can be met.

Eligibility: Anyone 

Cost: Prices depend on trip length. Call for pricing information.

GOhio Commute 

Website

Geographic Area Covered: Trips to anywhere that originate in Allen County.

Contact Info: www.gohiocommute.com

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7 as a ride match is available.

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Negotiated between private individuals.

Services Offered: Gohio commute is ride matching software that assists commuters in finding ride to work options.

cab companies

easy transit llc

P.O. Box 58, Scott, Ohio 45886 (1339 Scott Road, Scott, Ohio 45886)

Geographic Area Covered: Will pick up individuals in all seven counties, will go anywhere.

Contact Info: 419-203-4422 Steve McGriffiths

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: $2.00 initial fare/ $0.20 additional every 1/10 mile.

Van wert taxi

Geographic Area Covered: Any location that originates in Van Wert or has a destination of Van Wert.

Contact Info: 419-771-7427

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.; Friday/Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.; Closed Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: $2.00 initial fare/$0.20 additional every 1/10 mile.

transportation to specialized populations

van wert county council on aging 

Website

220 Fox Rd. Van Wert, OH 45891

Geographic Area Covered: In town transportation to any location within city limits, out of town transport within a 50 mile radius for medical transport.

Contact Info: 419-238-5011

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Van Wert county resident age 60+

Cost: Donation

Delphos senior citizens center

Website

301 E. Suthoff St. Delphos, OH 45833

Geographic Area Covered: City of Delphos, surrounding areas including Lima, Ottoville, Spencerville, Van Wert.

Contact Info: Alice Curth, Executive Director acurth.dsc@gmail.com 419-692-1331

Days/Hours of Service: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: 60+

Cost: Donations accepted 

Van Wert county job and family services

114 E. Main St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Geographic Area Covered: Wherever the appointment is.

Contact Info: 419-238-5430

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Van Wert county resident on Medicaid. 

Please Note: Schedule transportation at least 10 business days in advance; leave message with trip information and receive return call within 24 hours to confirm.

van wert veterans county services

121 E. Main St. Van Wert, OH 45891

Geographic Area Covered: Goes to any VA medical facilities

Contact Info: 419-238-9592

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday, will accommodate on weekends as possible.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Eligible Van Wert county veterans.

Cost: No

Note: Service offered by volunteers who provide transportation using their own vehicle with pick-up at residence. 

american cancer society

Geographic Area Covered: Any cancer related appointment. 

Contact Info: 1-800-227-2345

Days/Hours of Service: 24/7, 365 days a year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Van Wert county residents with a current cancer diagnosis going to a cancer treatment related appointment.

Cost: None

comfort keepers

1726 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. 

Contact Info: 419-229-1031

Days/Hours of Service: 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Anyone

Cost: Requires two hour minimum for caregiver service at $24/hour and $0.50/mile cost for use of caregiver's vehicle or no mileage cost for use of client vehicle.

Driver Assist: Door thru door.

private transportation

clymer medical transportation

325 N. Sugar St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Van Wert, Logan, Shelby, Champaign, Darke, Preble, Clark counties. Will make long distance trips.

Contact Info: 419-222-3786

Days/Hours of Service: 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday - Friday;

4:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: General public

Cost: Paid by contract or self-pay (on pick up with cash, money order or personal check. $89 base rate and $2.00/loaded mile, $1.00/empty mile. $45 base rate for one-way trips)

K&P Medical transport

24862 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 (headquarters); drivers stationed throughout 13 counties

Geographic Area Covered: Counties of Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Mercer, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Contact info: 419.785.3246 x6; or email at K&P@kellerlogistics.com

Days/Hours of service: M-F: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM; Sat: 5:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wheelchair accessible?: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible consumers (if authorized by JFS or Managed Care Plan); Private Pay also available to everyone

Cost: Medicaid-eligible consumers: free; Private Pay: call for rates

Destination Care Medical Transport, LLC

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: Candria (Candy) Prowant, Owner at (567) 712-1813

Days/Hours of Service: Monday- Saturday 6 am- 6 pm

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Eligibility: Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Managed Care Recipients.

Cost: Paid by Buckeye, Molina and Paramount Medicaid Coverage.

ambulette provider

Integrity ambulance

100 Integrity Greenville, OH 45331

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 937-316-610

Days/Hours of Service: Call for availability; no Sunday.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay, 50 mile limit for transportation from private residence.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid. Patient is responsible for cost Medicaid doesn’t pay.

smart start transportation

734 N. Main St. Lima, OH 45801

Geographic Area Covered: Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam and Van Wert Counties.

Contact Info: 419-236-9877 or 419-236-4449

Days/Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.;  Saturday/Sunday 5 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Eligibility: Anyone,  Medicaid wheelchair transports for Medicaid pay.

Cost: Billed to Medicaid or payment by cash or personal check due at time of service.  Call for a quote.

other types of service

drive simulator through st. rita's medical center

Service explanation: As we get older our reflexes and our ability to make quick decisions while operation a car naturally slow down. Changes in our abilities due to injury or illness can enhance these changes and result in poorer response time, peripheral vision and thinking skills. A driving evaluation is designed to help individuals and their families determine the ability to safely drive a motor vehicle.

Where is the service offered? The service is offered at 830 W. High St., Suite 150 in the Outpatient Rehab Dept. at St. Rita's.

Who is eligible? Any individual who may be at risk for decreased visual, spatial and cognitive skills, as well as those wishing to validate their ability to operate a motor vehicle.

How a referral is made? A physician prescription is required and can be written for A DRIVING EVALUATION. Appointments can be made by calling St. Rita's Outpatient Occupational Therapy Dept. at (419)-226-9019.

What is the cost? With a physician prescription, MOST insurance companies will cover this service.

Beyond driving with dignity:

Service explanation: A guided in-home self-assessment conducted by a certified Beyond Driving with Dignity Professional serves as a tool for the older diver and his/her family in making appropriate driving related decisions. If the individual is a safe driver, we provide strategies on how to remain a safe driver as they progress through the aging process. If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide acceptable transportation alternatives, resources and a specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition from the driver seat to the passenger seat.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit.

How a referral is made? Call Mobility Manager/Certified Beyond Driving Dignity Professional at Area Agency on Aging 3 at

419-222-7723.

What is the cost? $25 for a workbook, Free in-home guided self-assessment (donations accepted)

capabilities:

Service explanation: Capabilities provides a host of driving related services including classroom instruction, individual driving assessments and on road driving instruction.

Who is eligible? This service is for anyone that can benefit from driving services.

How a referral is made? Contact Bill Blumhorst for more information and to schedule at 419-394-0003 x1101 or bill.blumhorst@capabilitiesinc.biz

What is the cost? Driving Assessments are $335

Need Help Finding a Ride?
Call 1-800-653-7723.