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Dial-A-Ride

Canton residents age 60 or older, and residents over the age of 18 with certification of a medical disability that is permanently and/or totally disabling, are eligible to use the towns’ Dial-A- Ride transportation services. Reservation must be made at least 24 hours in advance of transport time Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. with no weekend hours available. Call 860.693.1156 to request a ride. 

Dial-A-Ride Transportation Service Application

 

Dial-A-Ride Policy & Procedures

 

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation is a limited  transportation benefit that is provided to eligible Medicaid members in Connecticut who have no other way of getting to their medical, behavioral health or dental appointments.

Veyo is the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation contractor selected by the State of Connecticut to arrange transportation for HUSKY Health/Medicaid members. Currently Veyo partners with health insurance plans and health facilities to provide transportation for their members. Because they contract with health plans, their transportation costs are covered by insurance or Medicaid/Medicare Advantage benefits. There is no cost to the passenger to use Veyo® services. You can request a ride by calling Veyo at 855-478-7350. at least 2 business days before your scheduled appointment 

Please view the Veyo Website here.

Sunshine Wheels

Sunshine Wheels provides reliable wheelchair and ambulatory transportation services for:

  • Routine Medical & Dental Appointments
  • Outpatient Procedures & Treatments
  • Dialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Airport, Bus & Train Station Transports
  • Long-Distance & One-Way Direct Transports

Sunshine Wheels is exclusively dedicated to serving individuals with mobility challenges. Call 860-507-7704 to schedule a ride or lean more information. 

GoGoGrandparent

Our mission is to make on-demand services accessible and reliable so we can thrive independently and confidently at home and in the community as we age.  Order rides for seniors, groceries, prescription medications, meals, home chores and more with a simple phone call to 1 (855) 464-6872. To learn more click here




 

 


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Contact Us

Senior & Social Services Department
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019

Phone:      (860) 693-5811
Fax:          (860) 693-5835

Tonoa Jackson
Senior & Social Services Director
tjackson@townofcantonct.org 

Rebecca Briggs
Administrative Assistant to the Director
rbriggs@townofcantonct.org

Kara McConville
Senior Center Coordinator
kmcconville@townofcantonct.org 

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Tonoa Jackson, currently represents the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and is the person to contact for any senior-related question, problem or concern.
860.693.5811

 
Office Hours
Monday              8am-3:00pm
Tuesday              8am-3:00pm
Wednesday         8am-3:00pm
Thursday            8am-3:00pm
Friday                 8am-3:00pm


The Senior & Social Services Office is located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019