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Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer driver programs offer a network of volunteers that provide door-through-door rides.

These programs connect riders to drivers who can provide additional assistance to passengers by escorting them from their homes to the vehicle and from the vehicle to inside their destination.

Programs and Contact Information

Drivers for Survivors

Provider: Drivers for Survivors

Website: www.driversforsurvivors.org

Phone: (510) 579-0535

Free transportation and supportive companionship for ambulatory cancer patients in Fremont, Newark, Union City, Hayward, San Leandro, Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland and San Lorenzo going to all cancer-related medical appointments within a 60-mile radius of ZIP code 94538 (Fremont).

VIP Rides

Provider: LIFE ElderCare

Email: info@LifeElderCare.org

Website: www.lifeeldercare.org/get-help/vip-rides/

  • Calls from Hayward, Castro Valley, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Oakland: (510)-856-9010
  • Calls from Fremont, Union City, Newark: (510)-894-0370 x 2

Assisted rides for seniors and people with disabilities who need help with grocery shopping, medical appts, community groups, and errands. Destinations in Alameda County (and Palo Alto for medical).

Volunteers Assisting Seniors with Transportation (VAST)

Provider: Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley

Website: www.ssptv.org/vast-transportation-program.html

Phone: (925) 931-5387

Trips for seniors 60+ without other options in Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore and Sunol for the origin of the trip, and throughout the Greater Bay Area to get seniors to their medical appointments/destination.