What is the Assisted Medical Transportation Program?
The Assisted Medical Transportation Program is a dial-a-ride service provided by the City of Torrington Sullivan Senior Center to qualified seniors seeking rides to various medical facilities in the towns of Torrington, Litchfield, Harwinton and the VA clinic in Winsted.
How can you use this service?
You can call 860-489-2580 as soon as your medical appointment is booked to reserve a ride. The program will provide door-to-door service for you based on availability.
Who is eligible?
This service is available to people living in the towns of Torrington, Litchfield and Harwinton who are: Under 60 and disabled, 60 years of age or older, anyone who has difficulty ambulating, therefore limiting your ability to drive, or in need of a wheelchair lift.
Where can the van bring you?
The van will bring you to medical and dental appointments, physical therapy, cancer treatments, diabetes self-help classes, cardiac rehab, dialysis and for services at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and the Winsted VA clinic.
What is the charge for this service?
There is not a fixed charge for this service, however, donations are accepted and appreciated. The donations help to defray the operating costs for the program. The suggested donation for a round-trip to medical, therapy appointments and the Wellness Rehab Program is $5.00. Kidney dialysis varies depending on the circumstances. This program is funded in part through a grant made possible through the Older Americans Act from Western CT Area Agency on Aging, the City of Torrington, DOT Municipal Grant Program client donations and fundraising activities.
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call:
Carol Tucker, Project Coordinator
M-F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The program is funded in part through a grant made possible through the Older Americans Act from the Western CT Area Agency on Aging, the City of Torrington, client donations and fund raising activities.