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Center Transportation

Complimentary Center Transportation Service now available to Bloomfield Township Residents.  Transportation service to the Center will be available 8:00 am-2:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Transportation to BTSS must be scheduled a minimum of 3-5 business days prior to appointment(s).  Please use the BTSS quarterly Newsletter or the BTSS website to make plans in advance for fitness classes, trips, social events at the Center. Application for Center Transportation service must be completed prior to service. Scheduling based on driver availability and client demand.  Request for service scheduled with the Transportation Coordinator, Jeff Howes, email or call 248-723-3500.

Medical Transportation

Medical Transportation is available for senior residents of Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township through SMART funding. Residents must be 60 or older or 50 and over with medical handicaps (written confirmation from a licensed physician is required). The limited amount of funds and the high cost of medical transportation mandates that BTSS implement qualifying guideline for receiving service. Transportation clients are responsible for paying a 45% co-pay to BTSS for all rides. 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 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 Jeff Howes an Email. Please call Monday - Friday from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM.