Transportation

Organization Name
Website Address
Phone Number
847-303-0303
Description

303 Taxi will dispatch to taxis in Suburban Cook, Lake, DuPage, and parts of McHenry and Kane counties. Whether your trip is to a residence, the train, the airport, or the Loop, 303 Taxi affiliates will provide the fastest, friendliest service to get you there.

Organization Name
Address
Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL
60202
Phone Number
847-448-8250
Fax
847-869-6183
Parent Organization
Description

Older drivers’ refresher class promotes driving safety.

Public Notes

For more information and locations, visit https://www.aarp.org/auto/driver-safety

Address
2100 Ridge Ave., #1300 Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-448-4311, or 311 locally
Description

Responsible for disabled person’s reserved spaces.

Contact Person
Audrey L. Thompson, Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Phone Number
847-448-8250, 847-448-8173
Parent Organization
Description

The City of Evanston offers a special low-cost taxicab service to Evanston seniors over the age of 65, and residents with ambulatory disabilities who are income-eligible. The registered taxicab rider uses taxicab coupons in place of cash for each taxicab ride. The taxicab drivers are reimbursed by the City for each validated coupon. Service area includes anywhere in the City of Evanston with no in-between stops.

Phone Number
773-508-1000, 877-725-0569
Description

Timely, non-emergency, handicapped-accessible transportation for older, wheelchair bound/and or disabled adults. Available upon appointment, Medicar can provide transportation to/from medical appointments, outpatient tests, dialysis, home following discharge from a hospital stay, etc.

Public Notes

timely, non-emergency, handicapped-accessible transportation for older, wheelchair bound and/or disabled adults?

Upon appointment, our Medicar service can provide transportation to/from

medical appointments
outpatient tests
dialysis
home following discharge from a hospital stay

Organization Name
Address
2120 Lincoln Ave. Evanston, IL (St. Matthew’s Church)
60201
Contact Person
Harriet Brandt, coordinator
Phone Number
Main: (847) 902-0320; 847-869-4850 (for St. Matthew’s Church)
Fax
847-869-4701
Description

An interfaith volunteer program of trained volunteers providing free supportive services to frail, chronically ill, disabled, and lonely individuals of any age or economic status.

Services provided by Faith in Action include: Friendly visiting; shopping assistance; light housework/chores; transportation; telephone assistance; reading and listening.

Address
One Natural Resources Way, Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62702-1271
Phone Number
800-252-8966 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-888-206-1327 (TTY)
Fax
217-785-4477
Parent Organization
Description

Professional staff briefly assess needs, send literature and write referrals for a range of services such as case management, Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, legal services, transportation, employment and nutrition services .

Address
300 Dodge Ave., Evanston IL
60202
Phone Number
847-448-8250
Fax
847-869-6183
Description

The Levy Senior Center Foundation and the City of Evanston partnered on the purchase of a 22-passenger bus to shuttle members to and from the Levy Senior Center. The bus also takes community members to local grocery stores on Wednesday. Please call 847-448-8250 to schedule a ride. The Levy Senior Center is also a designated RTA registration site to apply for a RTA Reduced Fare Card or a RTA Ride Free Card.
The Levy Senior Center offers a variety of classes & programs geared for ages 55 and better. Programs include health & exercise, dance, art classes, day trips, book clubs, discussion groups and concerts. The Levy Senior Center Fitness Room is opened for Levy Center members Monday – Friday from 7am until 9pm; Saturday & Sunday from 9am until 2pm. For non-members the hours are Monday through Friday from 7am to 9am & 5pm to 9pm; Saturday & Sunday from 9am until 2pm.

For more information on programs or classes contact the Levy Senior Center, 847-448-8250 or go to http://www.cityofevanston.org/parks-recreation/levy-senior-center.

Organization Name
Phone Number
773-561-1444, 847-251-0303, 847-623-2000
Description

Handicap-accessible vans for rent.

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
Pace Headquarters
550 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL
60005
Contact Person
Customer Relations
Phone Number
847-364-7223, option 3
Parent Organization
Description

Pace provides suburban bus, call-n-ride and dial-a-ride services as well as regional ADA paratransit, vanpool and rideshare matching services for the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties.

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