About Ride Assist Naperville
Ride Assist Naperville is a non-profit that pairs Naperville seniors with a driver to their medical appointments. Their mission is to provide affordable and dependable transportation to medical appointments for Naperville seniors and their caregivers.
Drivers are carefully screened and trained before they give their first ride. They will pick up the senior (minimum age 60) at home, drive them to their medical appointment, wait in the waiting room or lobby, and drive them back home again. All of our insured drivers are volunteers who use their own vehicles to provide rides. Rides are available by appointment only, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, and must be made a minimum of seven days before each appointment.
Ride Assist asks for a $12 donation for each round-trip ride, with no extra cost for an extra passenger. No money is given to the driver and no tipping is allowed – an invoice will be sent the following month. If a senior is financially challenged, they are asked to pay what they can afford. They cover the greater Naperville area and include major hospitals.
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