Polk County covers an area of 956 square miles and has a population of 43,437, or 48.4 people per square mile. In order to meet basic transportation needs, transportation services are provided through partnerships between local nonprofit organizations and county government programs.
The majority of transportation services in Polk County are provided by volunteers or funded by tax dollars to transport senior residents and people with disabilities to meet their healthcare needs. When funding allows, local churches and service organizations offer vouchers for gas or car repairs for residents experiencing low financial resources.
For WI Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus non-emergency medical transportation needs:
If you are 60 years or older, or have a disability:
If ADRC is unable to provide your ride request the Center for Independent Living may be able to provide your trip depending on funding and volunteer driver availability. The Center also has a voucher program that may be able to help a rider who has access to his own driver or his own vehicle with transportation costs. This is a short term program usually 1 to 2 months.
In addition, many employers are open to ride share boards, check with your employer’s Human Resource Manager.
For a complete list of transportation services contact
Center for Independent Living