Eligibility Requirements

Who is Eligible?

Interested individuals should check with the Cabarrus County Department of Social Services, the Cabarrus County Department of Aging or Cabarrus County Transportation Services to determine if they are eligible.
The Department of Social Services has several different programs to assist the community and will cover the cost for their transportation. Medicaid will cover transportation to doctor appointments and pharmacy visits (for prescription pickups only). The Work First Family Assistance program will cover transportation to job searches and to work for a certain amount of time. There are many other programs available through the Department of Social Services. Please contact the main line at the Department of Social Services for assistance at (704) 920-1400.
 
 
The Department of Aging will assist clients that are over sixty years of age and are not receiving Medicaid. The Department of Aging will also cover the cost for transportation to doctor appointments and pharmacy visits (for prescription pickups only). The Lunch Plus Club program and monthly special events are also a part of the Department of Aging services. If you think you may qualify for transportation through the Department of Aging, please call for assistance at (704) 920-3484.

 

ADA Paratransit services for the CK Rider Bus System.are provided by Cabarrus County Transportation Services. If you think you may be eligible for ADA paratransit services, please contact the CCTS Demand Response Center at (704) 920-2246 for more information or to request one of the ADA application forms. Download an ADA application form.

The Rural General Purpose (RGP) program is available for all individuals living in Cabarrus County who do not qualify for transportation through any of the above programs or for those already certified who need transportation within Cabarrus County to other destinations not covered by their specific program. Please contact the CCTS Demand Response Center at (704) 920-2246 about eligibility through the Rural General Program (RGP), to request an RGP application form be mailed and to sign up on the waiting list for this program. Download an RGP application form