Anoka County Transit
Transportation - Medlink
1440 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Anoka Co Transport Division, Andover, MN, 55304-4005
Distance: 1046 Miles
Transportation program that provides rides for people in and around their community
The Anoka County Medlink volunteer driver program coordinates rides for seniors and veterans.
* Transportation is provided to clinics, Anoka County government buildings and Veterans Administration medical facilities in and around the Twin Cities
* Medical and dental trips may be made throughout the metro area, while appointments with social services must remain within Anoka County
* Passengers must be able to travel independently as volunteers are unable to provide assistance
* The service is not wheelchair accessible
- Private pay
- Older adults
Anoka County Veterans, seniors (60+) and social service clients are eligible.
Reservations can be made by calling (763) 324-3255. Requests must be made by Wednesday, at 12:00pm, the week prior to your appointment.
Rides are provided from 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
There is no charge for this service, however, donations to the program are accepted.
Suggested donations are $5 for trips within Anoka County and $10 for trips outside of Anoka County. $20 for trips to the St. Cloud Veterans Administration hospital
7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Serves Anoka County and surrounding areas, which vary by service.
|Main - Medlink||(763) 324-3255|
|Main - Traveler||(763) 324-3250|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BT-4500.6500-170Disability Related Transportation Definition
Programs that provide door-to-door (or curb-to-curb) transportation for purposes of shopping, banking, social events, medical appointments, getting to and from work, and similar activities for people with disabilities who need special accommodations and are unable to utilize other available means of transportation. Also included are programs that provide transportation for youngsters with disabilities who have no other means of accessing necessary specialized services and activities. Some but not all vehicles used for this purpose are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
BT-4500.6500-500Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Definition
Programs that provide transportation for medical appointments, trips from and between hospitals, to nursing homes or other special-care centers or for other non-emergency medical needs for individuals who, because of financial problems or their physical condition, are unable to use other means of local transportation. NEMT service providers are able to transport riders who require a wheelchair lift equipped vehicle with appropriate protective restraints or a van that is designed for gurney/stretcher transportation, or has other types of features to meet their safety needs.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.