Over 60 groups of volunteer pilots are trained to transport those in need of free air transportation for patients, family members or various staff members. They primarily assist with medical transport, but do a variety of other missions as well.
2060 State Highway 595, Lindrith, New Mexico 87029
(888) 260-9707 Toll-free
A non-profit charity, dedicated to providing non-emergency, long-distance ground transportation to financially disadvantaged, ambulatory patients who are traveling for treatment. They use the following resources for assisting patients: gas cards, bus tickets (Greyhound, Trailways, etc.), and train tickets (Amtrak). Trips within a local area or community is typically not handled, but exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis. Visit the website for contact information.
Provides affordable access to bicycles and cycling-related resources to those who rely on bikes as their sole means of transportation. They offer new and pre-owned bikes, parts, tools and cycling gear, free maintenance classes, an open repair shop and group rides. They also accept donations.
934 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
Provides round trip coverage for covered services 30+ miles away. In addition, Buckeye offers up to 15 round-trip visits (30 one-way trips) per member per 12-month period to covered healthcare/dental appointments, WIC appointments, and re-determination appointments with your County Department Job & Family Services caseworker.
Job & Family Service County Directory: jfs.ohio.gov/County/County_Directory.stm
Children and adults in central Ohio who have Medicaid or Medicare through CareSource or if the health appointment is over 30 miles away can call Member Services to schedule a free ride to health appointments (including WIC appointments).
3455 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Offers a shared-ride service for people with disabilities, and rides must be scheduled in advance. This handicapped and wheelchair accessible van can provide door-to-door service for eligible customers. Customers must complete the online application and have it signed by a physician to get the COTA ADA card. They also have special student passes.
Mobility Services: cota.com/accessibility-for-riders-with-disabilities/mobility
Student Passes: cota.com/students
Transportation services are provided for non-emergency medical appointments for children and adults with Medicaid. Families may use the transportation services multiple times once they are approved.
314 North Wilson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43204
Transportation Unit: (614) 233-2381
Offers information and local resources about local biking events and trails, bicycle safety, promotes bicycling in central Ohio. They also provide a Franklin County Home Repair program low- and moderate-income homeowners.
111 Liberty Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 228-2663 or (800) 750-0750 TTY
Home Repair: morpc.org/program-service/home-repair-services
For Molina members they can call the number below to schedule a free ride. Molina offers emergency medical transportation, non-emergency medical transport and non-emergency non-medical transportation. Patients who are in wheelchairs may have unlimited transportation to and from medical appointments each year.
3000 Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43231
Transportation is available to Medicaid-covered appointments, including healthcare, pharmacy, WIC, mental health, vision, dental, prenatal, postpartum and Job & Family Service re-determination appointments. Member receives 30 one-way trips (or 15 round trips) per calendar year. You may schedule up to 30 days in advance, but no less than 2 full business days (48 hours) in advance.
(866) 837-9817 or (800) 750-0750 TTY
Arranges no-cost air transportation within the Northeastern United States for patients seeking medical care. Volunteer pilots fly individuals for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care as well as many other compassionate or humanitarian purposes. They also arrange special air transportation for military members and their families.
7110 Republic Airport, Farmingdale, New York 11735
(888) 818-1231 or (631) 694-7257
Note: CAP4Kids does not recommend or endorse any specific company. We encourage families to carefully review and evaluate all services.
Ohio Medicaid plan covers eligible families, pregnant women of any age, infants, children and young adults. The plan also offers extra support and care to adults and children with a disability, long-term illness or special health care needs. They pay for up to 30 one-way (15 round trip rides) to medical visits or the pharmacy.
(800) 895-2017 or 711 TTY