“The transportation to medical appointments is wonderful. It is pleasant…and it saves quite a bit of money compared to using Lyft.”
– SCAS Rider
Our services are available free of charge to anyone age fifty (50) or older who resides in Annandale, Springfield, Franconia, areas in Alexandria and North Newington; there are no income-level requirements. Financial contributions are appreciated, but not required.
We work with volunteer drivers who provide rides for Seniors to medical and dental offices, grocery stores, banks, food banks and a host of other locations. Please call the Shepherd’s Center five (5) business days (weekends are not included) before you need to schedule a volunteer driver.
SAME DAY SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE.
Partners: Annandale Christian Community of Action (ACCA) & NV Rides.
Please see our Transportation Guidelines: Transportation General Guidelines
Volunteers service minor home repairs to keep a Senior’s home safe. If you need help with small maintenance jobs, call and we will have one of our Handy Helpers contact you to discuss your needs. There is no labor charge, but you must pay for all required materials.
A Friendly Caller is a volunteer who makes regular telephone calls to older adults who live alone who may have limited contact with others and needs some social interaction.
The SeniorNavigator, a free online public resource, provides information about health and aging resources available to Virginians.