What Is Hays Drive A Senior?
Hays Drive a Senior is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that helps facilitate independent living by providing supportive volunteer transportation for seniors living in Buda, Texas, and northern Hays County.
Clients of Hays Drive a Senior are eligible to receive transportation to medical at no cost. Rides are provided by volunteers that have been screened and are insured.
How To Get A Ride
To be eligible for rides you must first become a client of Hays Drive a Senior. Once you have been interviewed and enrolled, you become eligible to receive transportation to medical (in the future some personal errands maybe accommodated). Rides are free and provided by volunteers.
To Become a Hays Drive a Senior Client please fill out and submit the form below.
How Can I Volunteer?
Do you have flexible schedule? Do you have a car in good condition? Do you have four hours a month to improve the quality of life to a senior citizen in need? If the answer is YES to these questions, then Hays Drive a Senior is looking for you.
Volunteer driving for Hays Drive is simple and easy! There is no minimum weekly commitment. Drivers plan trips when they are available and only the request that fits your schedule.
We depend on volunteer drivers, therefore our capacity to drive seniors is limited to how many volunteers we have. Our drivers include retirees, churches, civic groups, the self-employed, stay-at-home parents and anyone with a bit of time to help a senior neighbor. Click the link button to open the application.
Volunteers provide door-to-door rides to medical appointments. A typical round trip is 2.5 hours; one way ride are approximately 1.5 hours depending our your home location.
Clerical help is also needed to answer phones, answer questions about our service and where we go, input clients ride request into our Ridescheduler site, and in-home client interviews for new clients.