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Transportation Options in Essex
Essex Council on Aging          978-768-7932


Individual rides – Beauport                    

Available Monday through Friday only from 8AM to 4PM, through Beauport Transportation services.  Destinations include medical appointments, grocery stores, pharmacy, banks, fitness facility, general stores, post office, Senior Centers, etc.  Transportation is also available daily to the Essex Senior Center!

Available locations:

Rockport             Gloucester           Manchester        Essex           Ipswich
Hamilton            Wenham             Beverly                 Danvers     Peabody

To schedule an appointment, call minimum 24 hours in advance:
Essex COA          Monday - Friday 9-12            978-768-7932


Group Shopping – CATA                        

Weekly Market Basket, Rowley  Fridays AM (Approx 9:30AM):   Pick up at your home.  You will have 1 hour to shop.  Limit 2 bags per passenger.  $2.00 each way

Call Essex Senior Center by 12PM Wednesday.

Weekly Wednesday Shopping,
Depart Essex COA 10AM.  Destination varies by week.  Depart location 1PM

Week 1               Week 2                         Week 3                Week 4                         Week 5
Walmart         Christmas Tree Shop         Trader Joes         Liberty Tree/NS Mall    Ocean State Job Lots

SeniorCare Inc.  Medical RSVP Program
SeniorCare’s Medical RSVP Program is a volunteer driver transportation service for self-mobile adults age 60 and older.  There is a broad service area, which can include Boston, however trips are limited.  To schedule, please call 978-281-1750 Monday through Thursday 9:00-12:00.  Trips are Monday through Friday 8:00-4:00pm.  Please allow a minimum of 3 days notice.  
Other Options:
Ambulance Services
Taxi Services
Ride Sharing Services such as Lyft or Uber

Mass Health Transportation (for MassHealth Recipients with prescription for PT-1)  800-841-2900 for info, 800-830-5191 for scheduling
CATA – Currently available for those within  mile of the Essex Gloucester Stop 978-978-283-7916

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