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Catholic Charities Caring Rides

Catholic Charities Caring Rides is a free service for seniors 60 years of age and older, living in Santa Rosa. Our dedicated and trained volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other similar errands. Medical appointments are given priority.

Our program is operated Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00 pm. To schedule a ride: call (707) 308-4811 and leave a message with your ride request the week before you need your scheduled ride. You will receive a call within 48 hours to confirm your request.

Friends in Sonoma Helping – Volunteer Transportation

FISH volunteers provide private car rides to medical appointments for Sonoma Valley residents who have no other means of transportation.

Ride requests should be made at least one week in advance by calling (707) 996-0111. Please note that out of town transportation requests are more difficult to fill than local requests.

iRide Petaluma People Services Center -Petaluma & Rohnert Park

Petaluma People Services Center iRIDE Programs are open to those 60 and older in Petaluma and Rohnert Park. PPSC Volunteer Driver Program provides free rides to Sonoma County’s most in need community members, seniors! Many older adults will outlive their ability to drive, but still need to get to important places like the doctor or grocery store. Volunteering with us is an opportunity to give back to the community and help those in need.

Rohnert Park Sunshine Bus

The Sunshine Bus program provides transportation service using a mini-bus. Rides are available in the mornings for our seniors residing in Rohnert Park, Cotati, and Penngrove on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for medical appointments, shopping or other personal needs. On Thursday mornings, we go to Santa Rosa for medical, DMV or Social Security only. To schedule a ride, call 707-585-6780 between 9am and Noon, Monday-Friday, at least one day and up to a week in advance. Cost is $7 per round trip for Rohnert Park appointments and $10 for trips to Santa Rosa. There are requirements to participate in the ride program call 707-585-6780 for more information.

Volunteer Center of Sonoma County – Volunteer Wheels

Volunteer Wheels provides seniors and people with disabilities with transportation from their homes to important appointments and errands, enabling them to live more independently. More than 30,000 rides are provided each year, serving over 3,300 people in our community. Volunteer Wheels operates the ADA paratransit service for Sonoma County Transit (SCT) with a staff of paid and volunteer drivers and is funded through our service contract with SCT and contributions from the community. Provides vans with wheelchair lift or sedans. Call about application process.