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Getting access to Wheelchair Van Program Vouchers

If you're interested in using our accessible routine transportation services, you will need to be eligible for Wheelchair Van Vouchers through the Berkeley Rides for Seniors & Disabled program. Made possible by the city of Berkeley. Here's how you can find out if you're eligible and get signed up.

Get Certified by East Bay Paratransit

Call (800) 555-8085

East Bay Paratransit’s offices are currently closed to the public due to Covid-19, but you may reach them by phone to speak directly with someone who can conduct your eligibility interview and help you complete your application. Once the process is complete, you will be given a certification number which you will need for step 2.

Apply for Berkeley Rides for Seniors & Disabled

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Apply Online

Please visit their website to submit your application. You can also complete the application by calling the City of Berkeley Senior Center at (510) 981-7269. Someone will send you an application by mail and answer any questions you may have.

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Vouchers Arrive By Mail

Upon applying for vouchers your next step will be to call our dispatch line to register for service with us. Please be sure to include your Certification Number from East Bay Paratransit. Once your application has been processed, you will be sent an approval letter and van vouchers by mail. Riders get 12 free van vouchers during each mailing period in December, April, and August. Please note: It takes up to 2 weeks for processing and approval.