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Programs that provide for the basic transportation needs of the community including the local and long-distance conveyance of people and goods, and special arrangements for older adults, people with disabilities and other community residents who have no personal transportation and are unable to utilize public transportation. Also included are programs that provide information, emergency assistance and other supportive services to meet the needs of tourists, travelers and other visitors.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ADA PARATRANSITProvides special transportation for individuals with disabilities and the elderly who cannot use regularly scheduled buses. Applications and registration required before service is provided. Healthcare professional must verify disability to enroll.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC SAFETYTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICESHouses the local administrative units that operate schools or contract for school services in the Patchogue-Medford School District, including Superintendent and Transportation.SuffolkADMINISTRATIVE OFFICESPATCHOGUE MEDFORD UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
ANNUAL CONFERENCE/SPRING AND FALL SEMINARSProvides educational programs for transportation and logistics professionals. Call for more information.SuffolkANNUAL CONFERENCE/SPRING AND FALL SEMINARSTRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS COUNCIL, INC.
BUS SHELTER AND BUS BENCHPlans the location of bus shelters and bus benches for riders of MTA LI Bus. (Metropolitan Transportation Authority Long Island Bus)NassauBUS SHELTER AND BUS BENCHNASSAU COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
COURTESY COACHProvides local transport linking St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Centers. Serves patients and outpatients needing transportation to Physical or Occupational Therapy. Call for further information.SuffolkCOURTESY COACHST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
DAY BREAKProvides social model adult day services, including lunch for frail elderly persons and early dementia. Bus transportation available.NassauDAY BREAKTHE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER AT OYSTER BAY
DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SERVICESResponsible for overseeing a variety of critical health and safety functions that protect Huntington residents by ensuring that public and private construction projects are properly designed, and build compliant with applicable standards of design, oversight and construction management. These functions are carried out by the Engineering Design Division which provides design services and contract administration for municipal construction projects, reviews commercial site plan and subdivision applications for the Planning Board, and administers Town's storm sewer system program; Building and Housing Division which administers the building permit process for commercial and residential construction in Huntington, including plans examination, permit, inspection and final approvals; Fire Prevention Bureau which enforces fire safety regulations, issues permits for fire alarms, sprinklers and suppression systems, makes routine inspections and conducts fire investigations; and the Dix Hills Water District which is a municipal water supply district that delivers clean drinking water to homes and businesses located in the Dix Hills portion of Huntington.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
DIVISION OF MOBILITYWorks with human services agencies and residents of Brookhaven Town to uncover and examine gaps and barriers in public and human service transportation. Information about current and potential transportation providers is continually being complied, increasing the range of transportation options when exploring solutions to individuals travel needs. Individuals having difficulty acquiring adequate transportation in Brookhaven Town or have questions regarding available transportation should contact the Division of Mobility.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
ESSENTIAL SERVICE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMProvides seniors over age 60 with transportation to important appointments such as doctors appointments. In addition offers regular route transportation for weekly grocery shopping, trips to Riverhead, etc. Each area in the Town operates on a set weekly route. Call to reserve your seat. Regular transportation is available to the Senior Nutrition Center daily for lunch. Must be residents of Southold Town. Funded through Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the Town of Southold. Call or check web for schedule and further information.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
ESSENTIAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMProvides curb side transportation to clients for medical appointments, food shopping, adult day care program, nutrition sites and senior citizens centers or Government Offices within the Town of Islip.SENIOR CITIZENS SERVICESTOWN OF ISLIP
EVERYONE RIDES NICECoordinating agency for project of NICE Bus to assist low-to-moderate income Nassau County residents with transportation emergencies. Clients must already be participants at agencies pre-selected by NICE Bus.SuffolkEVERYONE RIDES NICEUNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND
FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.Offers limited year round ferry transportation for passengers to Saltaire, Kismet, Ocean Beach, Seaview, Dunewood, Atlantique Fair Harbor, and Ocean Bay Park. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkFIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.FIRE ISLAND FERRIES, INC.
FISH OF WANTAGH, INC.Provides medical transportation to elderly residents of Wantagh, North Wantagh, Bellmore, and North Bellmore. Call for assistance.NassauFISH OF WANTAGH, INC.FISH OF WANTAGH, INC.
HART (HUNTINGTON AREA RAPID TRANSIT)Provides public transportation in a fixed route and for a flat fee daily except Sundays and New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lincoln's Birthday, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Special services are available for seniors with disabilities, and non-disabled residents who are unable to drive or do not have access to regular Hart Bus Service.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC SAFETYTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
HIV/AIDS TRANSPORTATIONProvides non-Medicaid reimbursable transportation for individuals and/or legal guardians of minors who are HIV/AIDS infected to primary care appointments.SuffolkHIV/AIDS TRANSPORTATIONECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL (EOC) OF SUFFOLK, INC.
HOME COMPANION SERVICES OF NEW YORK, INC.Provides companionship and non-medical support services to those struggling with the challenges of aging and/or medical impairment. Support services include meal preparation, light housekeeping, transportation to activities and appointments, shopping, errands, escort for walks and family gatherings and attention to well being. Companions are available hourly, weekly, overnight or on a live-in basis. Affiliated with Access Home Care, Inc.SuffolkHOME COMPANION SERVICES OF NEW YORK, INC.HOME COMPANION SERVICES OF NEW YORK, INC.
LONG ISLAND RAIL ROADProvides rail service along nine branches from East End of Suffolk County to Manhattan. Offers weekly/monthly tickets, off-peak and group rate discount tickets, some parlor car service to East End. Offers senior citizen discounts. Complete schedules available at Penn Station, Flatbush Avenue (Brooklyn), and Jamaica Stations. Branch schedules available at local stations. All schedules available on line.LONG ISLAND RAIL ROADMETROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
MEDICAID EASTProvides essential medical services for persons receiving Public Assistance and other low-income persons. Services covered include inpatient and outpatient hospital care, physician services, skilled nursing care, laboratory and x-ray services, early and periodic screening of children, home health care services and transportation services. An interview is no longer required for medicaid applicants. Call the number below for an application. Site does offer application assistance upon request. Persons unable to access their Medicaid Center due to a hardship may make special arrangements by calling their Medicaid Center. Persons applying for Medicaid who require skilled Nursing Home care or intermediate care in an institution must call (631)854-5866.SuffolkRIVERHEAD CENTERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
MEDICAID TRANSPORTATIONPays for medically necessary transportation to doctor, clinic, hospital, etc. to persons on Medicaid who have no other means of transportation. Medicaid recipients who provide their own transport, either by private vehicle or public transportation, should call (1-844-678-1103) for information on reimbursements. Call for more information.SuffolkMEDICAID TRANSPORTATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
MEDICAID WESTProvides essential medical services for persons receiving Public Assistance and other low-income persons. Services covered include inpatient and outpatient hospital care, physician services, skilled nursing care, laboratory and x-ray services, early and periodic screening of children, home health care services and transportation services. Interviews are no longer required for medicaid applicants. Please call the number below for an application. Site does offer application assistance upon request. Persons unable to access their Medicaid Center due to a hardship may make special arrangements by calling their Medicaid Center. Persons applying for Medicaid who require skilled Nursing Home care or intermediate care in an institution must call (631)854-5866.SuffolkSMITHTOWN CENTERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTThe Office of Economic Development coordinates critical services and information to promote sustainable growth, expand the tax base, and preserve and improve the overall quality of life in Nassau County. The Nassau County Office of Economic Development provides support in the following areas: development and planing, business resources, community development and services, economic revitalization, environmental policy, housing, maps, planning and transportation.NassauNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL PATIENT TRAVEL CENTERProvides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and refers to all appropriate sources of help available through the national patient air transport network. National l source for information on available charitable or deep-discount airline ticket programs for patients and patient escorts.NATIONAL PATIENT TRAVEL CENTERMERCY MEDICAL ANGELS
NEW YORK METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COUNCILResponsible for coordinating the transportation planning process in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester counties and NYC. Council meetings are annual in March, PFAC meetings are bi-monthly.NEW YORK METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COUNCILNEW YORK METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COUNCIL
NORTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.Offers year round ferry transportation for passengers, cars, and trucks between Greenport and Shelter Island. Call or visit the website for times and additional information.SuffolkNORTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.NORTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.
PARISH OUTREACHProvides the following services for residents of Oceanside: information and referral, advocacy, food pantry (Tues-Fri 10am-1pm) and vouchers, some volunteer transportation, clothing room (Tues-Fri 10am-1pm), referral services for eldercare, and companions and babysitters, and furniture through the St. Vincent de Paul Society.NassauPARISH OUTREACHST. ANTHONY'S CHURCH OCEANSIDE
PARISH OUTREACHAs a Parish Outreach Center, provides a variety of concrete emergency services, such as food pantry, transportation, bus vouchers, and advocacy with DSS and Social Security, to community members living within parish boundaries. Check with parish coordinator for details.SuffolkPARISH OUTREACHST. LAWRENCE THE MARTYR ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides the following services for people within the geographical boundaries of the parish: information and referral emergency funds food pantry and vouchers individual and group counseling for substance abuse volunteer drivers educational workshops bereavement support groups and home maintenance for the elderly. Call Ministry for further information.NassauPARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. AIDAN PARISH
PEER BRIDGER PROGRAMDelivers on site comprehensive short-term case management services to individuals who are awaiting admission into treatment programs. Also provides assistance with: applying for benefits/entitlements, transportation to appointments, obtaining medication, securing housing, information and referral, as well as peer support.SuffolkPEER BRIDGER PROGRAMFEDERATION OF ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MENTALLY DISABLED, INC.
ROAD TO RECOVERYA volunteer transportation program available to cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy treatment. Five days notice required and transport is based on availability of volunteers.SuffolkROAD TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
RYAN WHITE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMProvides HIV positive residents of Nassau County with medical transportation for primary care, mental health, dental and substance use appointments. Services include round-trip taxi rides, gas cards and metrocards.NassauRYAN WHITE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMCIRCULO DE LA HISPANIDAD, INC.
SANDEL CENTERProvides a variety of programs to senior citizens including meals, transportation, physical fitness, crafts, knitting, painting, singing, dancing, theatre, mens club, card playing, shopping, computer classes, creative writing, yoga, book clubs, and other special events. Call for more information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF SENIOR SERVICESINCORPORATED VILLAGE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE
SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER PROGRAMS AND SERVICESOffers transportation for senior citizens through the Dial-A-Ride program within the Town limits for weekly food shopping, monthly banking and medical appointments. Offers Home Aide program which provides light housekeeping, shopping, laundry and errands for eligible seniors. Minor home repairs are also available. Homeowners only pay for the materials, not labor. Offers Meals on Wheels program which delivers hot noontime meals on weekdays to homebound seniors and/or those unable to cook for themselves. Call for further information.SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICESTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMProvides seniors with a nutritious meal five days a week at a low cost. Also provides socialization opportunities, participation in group outings, attendance at legislative forums in Albany focusing on issues relating to seniors, recreational activities, and guest speakers addressing issues and concerns of seniors, such as Health Medicaid/Medicare, Food Stamps, HEAP, counseling and low-income housing needs. The program also provides transportation to seniors for their medical and dental appointments, prescription drug pick-up, food shopping and other essentials and to family and nutrition services.SuffolkSENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMADELANTE OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, INC.
SENIOR SERVICESServices designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, include Taproot creative writing program, senior bus transportation program, tax counseling and AARP Defensive Driver Safety Courses.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESEMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
SENIOR SHUTTLE/HANDICAPPED TRANSPORTATION SERVICEProvides transportation to and from essential services such as shopping, banking, non emergency medical visits, governmental agencies, and hospital visitation of a sick spouse. Advanced reservations are required. Bus is equipped with a hydraulic lift for those confined to a wheelchair.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR SERVICESTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
SENIOR TRANSPORTATIONService available to seniors 60+, including youth, who are unable to drive and have no access to other means of transportation for shopping, medical, Social Security, Social Services appointments, Town programs and social activities. Handicapped persons under age of 60 are also eligible. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Partially funded through Suffolk County Office for the Aging.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
SENIOR TRANSPORTATIONProvides transportation to senior citizen centers, doctor's appointments, and grocery shopping. Funded through Suffolk County Office for the Aging.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES-FAMILY SERVICES/OFFICE FOR WOMENTOWN OF BABYLON
SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a food pantry, advocacy, referrals, immigration counseling, financial assistance, transportation, employment service and free educational seminars.SuffolkSOCIAL MINISTRYST. MARTIN OF TOURS OUTREACH-AMITYVILLE
SOUTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.Offers year round ferry transportation for passengers, cars, and trucks between North Haven and Shelter Island. Boats run every 10-15 minutes from 5:40am. Call or visit the website for rates and additional information.SuffolkSOUTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.SOUTH FERRY COMPANY, INC.
SUFFOLK COUNTY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMOffers persons who have permanent or temporary disabilities with public bus services. SCAT provides curb-to-curb transportation and will pick up/drop off between any two points in Suffolk County within 3/4 mile of a Suffolk County Transit or HART bus route. All types of trips may be requested, including social, recreational, medical, work or shopping trips. Trip reservations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Call for more information.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMSUFFOLK COUNTY OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
SUFFOLK COUNTY FATHERHOOD INITATIVEProvides case management, parenting program for fathers, healthy relationship workshops for individuals and/or couples, peer mentoring, job readiness coaching and economic stability/mobility services, domestic violence prevention education, and program support services (e.g. transportation assistance, employment-related participant support cost). Program locations vary. Call for more details.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY FATHERHOOD INITIATIVETHE RETREAT, INC.
SUFFOLK COUNTY TRANSITCoordinates transportation plans with local and regional county agencies and administers Suffolk County Transit. Provides schedule/fare information on local bus service and on Suffolk County Accessible Transportation(SCAT) paratransit service for the disabled by phone or via department's website.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY TRANSITSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORTATIONProvides a 14 passenger DBSC bus to take local senior citizens to and from the senior center, and on scheduled excursions. Transportation to and from routine medical and dental appointments can be scheduled by calling one week in advance. Coordinates supermarket transportation on Wednesdays after lunch.NassauTRANSPORTATIONTHE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER AT OYSTER BAY
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM-GREAT NECK SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERProvides door-to-door transportation for seniors five days a week. Lunch is provided M-F Noon-1pm. Call for information. This program is funded by the Nassau County Department of Senior Affairs as a Multi Service Senior Center.NassauTRANSPORTATION PROGRAM-GREAT NECK SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTERGREAT NECK SENIOR CENTER, INC.
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMSProvides transportation via Jitney for senior citizens who have no other means of transportation to doctor appointments. Also provides transportation for senior citizens who have no other means of transportation to predesigned food shopping centers. Handicapped van provides medical transportation for the handicapped. All transportation service only within boundaries of Brookhaven Town. The fare is $3.00 round trip.SuffolkHOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES-SENIOR CITIZEN DIVISIONTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESVolunteers needed to assist in office work, primarily filing, typing and telephone work. Flexible hours, weekdays 9am-noon or 1pm-5pm. College-age, Adults, High School, AHORA SI volunteers tutor limited English-speaking children 5-12 years old in the areas of mathematics, writing, reading, social studies, science, etc. Mon, Tues, and Wed., 3pm-5pm. Volunteers needed to teach computer literacy from 10am-11am and 3pm-5pm.NassauVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESLA FUERZA UNIDA, INC.
VOLUNTEER SERVICESProvides a wide array of volunteer services including transportation for outpatients to Mercy Medical Center's areas of service such as Radiation Therapy, Physical Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Respiratory Therapy.(No transports to doctor's offices), Silver Spoons which provides assistance to patients needing help at meal times, Cancer Care Volunteers as well as a listening therapy program. Call for more information.NassauVOLUNTEER SERVICESMERCY MEDICAL CENTER

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