Home and Community Services
Transportation Service

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What is Transportation Service?

Transportation Service is transporting a client to and from community resources
identified during client assessment.

Who needs Transportation Service?

You may need Transportation if you:

  • Have no access to a working licensed vehicle or a valid driver’s license
  • Are unable to drive due to physical or cognitive limitation
  • Are unable to secure transportation from relatives, friends, or other organizations at no cost

Do I qualify for Transportation Services?

You may qualify if you are:

  • Low income
  • Medicaid eligible

You must first qualify for a DHHS program that has Transportation Services and a worker must determine that you need this service.

More questions and answers about Transportation Service

Contact a worker that can answer your questions about Transportation Service or how to apply for the service:

  - For children up to age 17
PDFFor adults 18 and older with physical disabilities
PDFFor adults 65 and older

Information on becoming a provider of this service


Where can I get transportation to take me?

You may get transportation for things like:

  • Going to medical appointments
  • Nutrition needs (for example, grocery shopping and participating in nutrition programs)
  • Your appointments or functions required by:
  • Department of Health and Human Services for benefit programs
  • Social Security Administration
  • Veteran's Administration
  • Financial institutions
  • Locating housing
  • Going to attorneys, Legal Aid Societies
  • Other needs identified during your assessment, like attending adult day services or receiving out-of-home respite services. These needs must relate to maintaining your independence.

Are there situations where I cannot use transportation service?

Programs do not pay for transportation for socializing, recreation, religious activities, or other trips which would be appropriate for volunteer transportation providers.

Who do I call to see if I can get Transportation?

- For children up to age 17
PDFFor adults 18 and older with physical disabilities
PDFFor adults 65 and older

Where can I read the DHHS regulations for programs with Transportation Service?

Title 473 -- Social Services for Aged and Disabled Adults, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 473 NAC 5-018

Title 474 -- Social Services for Children and Families, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 474 NAC 5-018

Title 480 -- Home and Community-Based Waiver Services and Optional Targeted Case Management Services, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 480 NAC 5-005.L

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