Older Persons Commission
Transportation is available for people 60 years or older and those under 60 who are disabled. People under 60 may also qualify if they have a doctor’s statement. Let the OPC minibus take you anywhere in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Oakland University, or the Troy Beaumont Medical Complex. You may use the Minibus for appointments, shopping, or to visit friends. The OPC minibus is a shared ride service. OPC expects all riders to donate $3.00 each trip ($6.00 for a round trip) or whatever you believe that you can afford. Escorts are allowed to ride on an OPC vehicle and must be at least 18 years of age. Escorts between the ages of 18 and 59 are asked for a $2.50 fare ($5.00 round trip). An escort is required if the rider has special needs that the driver cannot manage alone. If you are under age 60, please contact the Transportation Office at 248-652-4780 for the under 60 special guidelines.
OPC Minibus Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday – 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m. Sunday – 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Church Services Only)
OPC Minibus Office Hours: (248) 652-4780 Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.- 2:30 pm. Appointments Saturday Closed – Sunday Closed Cancellations/Return calls 248-608-0296
Weekday Cancellations: call 248-608-0296 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday.
Weekend Cancellations: call 248-608-0271 before 8:00 a.m. Do not leave a message for a pick up, you must schedule pickups with the dispatcher. Call 248-608-0273 for further information about our minibus program. Telecommunication Device for the Deaf 800-649-3777
Rochester Area Neighborhood House
Neighborhood House operates a handicapped accessible van for low to moderate income individuals who need to get to medical appointments, social service agencies or Neighborhood House for service intake. Services are available for those who do not qualify for any other transportation services from OPC or other services in the community and have no other options available for transportation.
Transportation is available Monday through Thursday from 7:00am to 3:00pm. 48 hour advance notice is required to schedule a transportation request.
Eligible riders must live in the greater Rochester area including Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Addision Township and Auburn Hills. Requests beyond a 15 mile radius require approval by the Executive Director.
Transportation requests are available on a first come first serve basis.
We are committed to providing the community with professional non-emergency medical transportation. Our services are available to all riders, regardless of age or physical capabilities.
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers
For over 20 years the Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers program has been providing supportive service to older and disabled adults, allowing them to remain safe and independent in their own homes. All services are provided by dedicated, screened, trained & insured volunteers who help their frail or physically challenged neighbors with:
- transportation and errands
- minor home repairs, maintenance, chores and yard work
- light housekeeping and meal preparation
- friendly visits and supportive phone calls
- respite care (relief breaks for full-time family caregivers)
- and other assistance that can help someone remain safely at home.
Welcome to myride2, a one-call, one-click mobility management service developed by the Area Agency on Aging 1-B, that is dedicated to helping seniors and adults with disabilities remain mobile for life!
Whether you need information to assist you with continuing to drive safely, finding transportation resources, or scheduling rides,myride2 can help you.
Call a mobility specialist toll-free at 855-myride2 and we will help you find out which type of transportation option is best for you, and will either directly connect you to them, or schedule your ride-all with one call. You can also search for a provider, request a ride, or find information yourself using the links on the website.
Give a Lift, Inc
Rehab Transportation Specialists
Our services include, Transportation for handicap patients in a wheelchair, Or in need of assistance from their home to the vehicle, And into the facility.
- Wheelchair lift vans.
- Direct billing for workers comp and auto claims.
- Rehab therapy and Doctor appointments.
- Hospital discharges and convalescent transfers.
- Transport for job accident evaluations.
- Social Outings.
- Religious Services.
- Complete spinal cord and head injury services.
- Facility Day Program Shuttles.
SMART Connector Bus Service
This is a great, inexpensive option! 866-962-5515