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While the Senior Center is closed to the public these are the transportation services that are currently available.

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Medical Transportation Services

Medical Transportation is available to residents of Bloomfield Township and Bloomfield Hills (limited availability) through SMART funding. Application for program is required. Rides originate in these communities and will regularly provide transportation within a 10 mile radius; fees may be incurred for rides greater than 10 miles from current residence. There is a 45% co-pay charged monthly to eligible users. If the shared co-pay cost presents financial hardship, please inquire about application for co-pay waiver.

Residents must be 60 years of age or older or 50 and over with handicap. (Written confirmation from licensed physician is required.) The limited amount of funds and high cost of medical transportation mandates that we implement qualifying guidelines for receiving services. Transportation clients are responsible for 45% co-pay to BTSS for all rides. If this co-payment presents a financial hardship for you, please contact Senior Services at 248-723-3500 about application for co-payment waiver.

A completed application form must be on file for all individuals prior to receiving medical transportation services. Proof of residency must accompany the application form. Transportation co-pay waiver will require proof of income as well.

For information please call 248-723-3500.

 

Transportation FAQ

1. When is service available for medical appointments?

Medical transportation service through BTSS is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM., excluding national holidays. The contracted service provider is Jewish Family Services Transportation.

2. How soon do I need to call for an appointment?

To request transportation rides to medical appointments, and you have an application on file, please call a minimum of 5 days prior to medical appointment date.

3. Are there any limitations in using medical transportation?

Medical transportation is limited to within 10-15 miles of Bloomfield Township, and limited to those who have a medical condition or illness that makes driving unsafe or impossible, and no other driver is available to assist. Requests for transportation outside of this radius will be considered based upon funds available and demonstrated need.

4. How do I find out more information and get an application?

Please call BTSS at 248-723-3500 for more information and an application or send an Email. Please call Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.