Senior Citizens/Persons with Disabilities

POLK COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES

515.286.3679
1914 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Eligibility: low income persons over 60 years of age.

Program Overview: Free transportation for persons 60 years of age or older with a limited income. Limit of 6 trips per year. Polk County operates 6 multipurpose senior centers and 10 dining centers. Each senior center serves as a focal point for area seniors and neighborhoods. The dining centers are open 4 hours per day. You may find out more about Polk County Senior Services here: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/cfys/services/senior-services-about-us/#Transportation.
To find your closest center, go here: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/cfys/services/senior-center-locations-and-activity-calendars/

UNITED WAY OF ANKENY

515.965.1976
406 SW School St. Ste. 116
Ankeny, IA 50023

Hours: Office hours vary, call and leave a message. To request more information about hours and services, go here: http://www.ankenyservicecenter.org/Services.html

Eligibility: Older adults residing in the Ankeny area.

Program Overview: Free transportation for older residents of Ankeny. Need sufficient notice for availability. Drivers are volunteers using their own private vehicles so rides are dependent upon those circumstances. Riders must be able to get in and out of vehicle independently. No handicap vehicles available. Professional appointments only.

WEST DES MOINES HUMAN SERVICES

515.222.3660
318 5th St
West Des Moines IA 50265

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm–3:00pm

Eligibility: ONLY for families living in WDM area and other Western suburbs. Program Overview: Clothing closet and personal items provided.

Program Overview: West Des Moines Human Services provides transportation to the West Des Moines (WDM) Senior Center for seniors in the following communities: West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Clive (Polk County only), and Des Moines (Frisbee Park area only).

Transportation to the Senior Dinner club and to the Des Moines Senior Center are also available.

For more information about transportation and the services offered, go here: http://www.wdm.iowa.gov/government/human-services/programs-services/transportation

Transportation Services for Persons with Disabilities

If you, a friend, or family member suffers from a disability, you are entitled to certain rights that people without disabilities are not. Some of these include specific parking laws, disability transportation services, resources centers and much more. You may find out more about transportation services for persons with disabilities here: https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guide-transportation/

Senior Citizens/Persons with Disabilities

POLK COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES

515.286.3679
1914 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Eligibility: low income persons over 60 years of age.

Program Overview: Free transportation for persons 60 years of age or older with a limited income. Limit of 6 trips per year. Polk County operates 6 multipurpose senior centers and 10 dining centers. Each senior center serves as a focal point for area seniors and neighborhoods. The dining centers are open 4 hours per day. You may find out more about Polk County Senior Services here: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/cfys/services/senior-services-about-us/#Transportation.
To find your closest center, go here: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/cfys/services/senior-center-locations-and-activity-calendars/

UNITED WAY OF ANKENY

515.965.1976
406 SW School St. Ste. 116
Ankeny, IA 50023

Hours: Office hours vary, call and leave a message. To request more information about hours and services, go here: http://www.ankenyservicecenter.org/Services.html

Eligibility: Older adults residing in the Ankeny area.

Program Overview: Free transportation for older residents of Ankeny. Need sufficient notice for availability. Drivers are volunteers using their own private vehicles so rides are dependent upon those circumstances. Riders must be able to get in and out of vehicle independently. No handicap vehicles available. Professional appointments only.

WEST DES MOINES HUMAN SERVICES

515.222.3660
318 5th St
West Des Moines IA 50265

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm–3:00pm

Eligibility: ONLY for families living in WDM area and other Western suburbs. Program Overview: Clothing closet and personal items provided.

Program Overview: West Des Moines Human Services provides transportation to the West Des Moines (WDM) Senior Center for seniors in the following communities: West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Clive (Polk County only), and Des Moines (Frisbee Park area only).

Transportation to the Senior Dinner club and to the Des Moines Senior Center are also available.

For more information about transportation and the services offered, go here: http://www.wdm.iowa.gov/government/human-services/programs-services/transportation

Transportation Services for Persons with Disabilities

If you, a friend, or family member suffers from a disability, you are entitled to certain rights that people without disabilities are not. Some of these include specific parking laws, disability transportation services, resources centers and much more. You may find out more about transportation services for persons with disabilities here: https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guide-transportation/