Transportation Services

At Home in Darien offers:

  • Call 203.655.2227 for Door-to-DoorTransportation to Darien residents 60+ and those residents 18+ who are physically disabled. 
  • Vehicles: 12-passenger handicap-accessible van and a 4-passenger sedan.
  • Service Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Service within Darien, Stamford, Norwalk and New Canaan. (For rides outside of these areas or at other hours, call for a Friendly Volunteer Driver also at 203.655.2227)
  • We'll take you to medical appointments, physical therapy, hair or nail appointments, the grocery store, downtown, the Senior Center, your club, the DCA, the library, the YMCA, local restaurants for lunch - wherever you'd like to go!

 

Suggested donation: $5.00 round trip.

Please call us at 203.655.2227, to make a reservation MondayFriday between 9:00am and 2:00pm.  If you get our answering machine, please leave a message.  24 hour notice is preferred for all reservations.

 

When you need a ride, follow these simple instructions:

1.      Call 203-655-2227

2.      Please have the following information ready to give Gina or Sandi:

·         Day and Date you need the ride

·         Time of your Appointment (if you have one)

·         Time you would like to be picked up

·         Exact address you are to be picked up from

·         Exact address of your destination

·         Whether you need the wheelchair accessible van, if you use a walker or a wheelchair, or if you have an aide or companion accompanying you

·         Return trip information, if needed

3.      If you get our voicemail, please leave the same information listed above.  We will call you back to confirm the ride.

 

(Note - If you cannot operate your own wheelchair, or get in and out of your home or the vehicle by yourself, you must have your own companion/caregiver for assistance. The companion/caregiver can be a non-Darien resident but must be picked up with you. There is no charge for the companion/caregiver.)

 

For service to other locations, at times outside of our service hours, or when you need a person to pick you up from a medical appointment, call the At Home in Darien office for a Friendly Volunteer Driver at 203-655-2227.

 

 

Rick Tymon has been driving for us since October 2004.
Lillie Williams began driving for us in Spring 2008.
Satya Akula is our newest driver; he started with us in September 2012.

For other transportation services call:

Easy Access from Norwalk Transit:

Door to Door transportation service for elderly and disabled, if you live three-quarters of a mile or more from a bus route.  It is necessary to fill out an application and be approved for service.  For more information go to www.norwalktransit.com or call Dispatch-a-Ride at 203.299.5180.



Family and Children's Agency offers companions and also private drivers to take you where you need to go. Assisted Transportation Assistants will pick you up in a wheelchair accessible van to go to a doctor's appointment, a trip to the store, or to visit a friend or relative. There are fees associated with this personalized service. (Fee assistance may apply for all Home Care Services.)  For more information, please call 203.831.2900.