Friendly and caring transportation counselors help find the fastest and most cost-effective transportation options to meet the needs of older adults, the disabled and home health workers.
RideConnect, a program of Family Services of Westchester, was established to encourage independence and mobility by providing accessible and responsive transportation options to those in need.
To foster independence for older adults who have limited mobility options and to build lasting community collaborations.
Where would you like to go today?
Transportation is a basic human need – people need to travel to work, shopping, medical appointments, and to simply stay connected. Our service helps connect transportation providers with those in need, specifically older adults, the disabled and home health care professionals.
How does RideConnect work?
Whatever your need, we are here to provide transportation options for older adults and seniors that work for you. Whether it’s a trip to the grocery store, a medical appointment or the movies, we serve as a link between you and your community. Simply call RideConnect at (914) 242-7433 to speak with a transportation counselor about your needs. Our database of providers includes taxis, town services, and volunteer services. RideConnect counselors serve as virtual personal assistants and will direct you to the fastest, most cost-effective transportation options.
In addition to providing information and referral on transportation options, RideConnect has access to over 50 programs and services offered by our parent organization, FSW. RideConnect also has geriatric social workers on staff who can provide guidance and support to families or clients seeking assistance with other concerns.