Volunteers provide rides, by appointment, to Hawthorne senior citizen residents who need transportation for medical and dental appointments. Call 973-427-5555, ext. 340 to leave a message if you need this transportation assistance. This program is not for emergency service and cannot be used for admission to or discharge from a hospital or nursing home.
Passengers must be able to get to the vehicle on their own. A personal care attendant may accompany a passenger to assist on the trip, but must travel to and from the same destination. Passengers are required to schedule ride requests 24 hours in advance for in-town appointments, and 48 hours in advance for out-of-town appointments, and are encouraged to call to schedule the ride as soon at the appointment is made.
Passaic County also provides transportation for medical and dental appointments. Call 973-305-5756 for details.
Passaic County Paratransit provides transportation for seniors who need rides for food shopping and other purposes. Call 973-305-5756 for details.
The Borough of Hawthorne provides transportation for senior citizens to area malls twice a month, every other Monday (Tuesday, if Monday is a holiday). The bus leaves from the corner of Grand Avenue and McKinley at 9:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 2:30 p.m. For information, call Administration at 973-427-1168.