Recognition Program, Oct 23The Volunteer
Driver Program of Anoka County uses volunteers who
generously give of their time and vehicle to provide
rides to veterans and other older residents of Anoka
County to Veterans Administration clinics and other
medical appointments in and around the Twin Cities.
The Anoka County Volunteer Transportation Program provides rides to and from medical, dental, and appointments with social services for seniors (60+) and clients receiving services from Anoka County. Medical and dental trips may be made throughout the metro area while appointments with social services must remain within Anoka County.
Reservations can be made by calling 763-422-7087 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until Noon.
Your request must be received by Noon on Wednesday of the week prior to your appointment. Rides are provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
There is no charge for this service, however, donations to the Volunteer Transportation program are accepted. Suggested donations are $5.00 for trips within Anoka County and $10.00 for trips outside of Anoka County. A donation is not required to receive a ride.
Volunteer Drivers Needed
Volunteer drivers pickup clients, take them to their appointment, and bring them home.
Benefits of Volunteering to Drive include:
Driving schedules are flexible and the drivers determine their own availability within the hours offered to passengers.
Volunteers must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Volunteers are also required to have current automobile insurance and a vehicle that is in safe working order.
For more information or to volunteer call the Anoka County Transit Office at 763-422-7075.