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Helpful Hint:

Check with 211 for help with transportation, or ask your local clinic or counselor.

Did you know?

Medicaid might be able to pay you back for gas you used on your trip if:

You are age 20 or younger and you can drive yourself.  

You are driving a person who has Medicaid and is age 20 or younger. 

To get paid back for gas, Medicaid must approve your trip before you take it. 

To learn more, call 1-877-633-8747 (toll-free).

 

Get Help: Transportation

At times you may not find a ride to your appointments, so the following information may be of help to get you to those appointments.

According to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Medicaid Transportation is available for those needing a free ride to the doctor, dentist or drug store. You will need to be signed up for Medicaid to access this service. To get a ride or to learn more, call us toll-free at: 1-877-633-8747 (TTY: 1-800-735-2989)1-877-MED-TRIP, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/QuickAnswers/GetRide_FAQs.shtml

 

To utilize the DART system, go to www.DART.org

Use the online DART Trip Planner, Google Transit or call 214-979-1111, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., weekends and holidays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to find the most convenient way to get to each destination. Every DART Rail station is easily accessible by bus, and most feature free parking. For DART schedules link to http://dart.org/schedules/schedules.asp

 

You may be eligible for transportation assistance from one of these other agencies:
  • Catholic Charities of Dallas  
    Family Services Program
    www.catholiccharitiesdallas.org
    The Brady Center
    4009 Elm Street
    Dallas, 75226 
    Marrilac Social Services 
    2843 Lapsley Street
    Dallas, 75212 
  • Dallas Healthy Start
    Parkland Hospital Program
    4917 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas, 75235
    214-590-1670
    http://www.parklandhospital.com/medical_services/outreach/healthy_start.html
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  • Ladies of Charity of Dallas, Inc.
    (referral required)
    214- 821- 5775 
  • Network of Community Ministries Richardson Network
    972-234-8880 Call for appointment 
  • North Dallas Shared Ministries
    972-620-8696
    2875 Merrell, Dallas, 75229
    Serves prednisone zip codes: 75001, 75204, 75205, 75209, 75219, 75220, 75225, 75229, 75230, 75231, 75234, 75235, 75240, 75247, 75248, 75251, 75254, 75287 
  • Oak Cliff Churches for Emergency Aid
    (referral preferred)
    214-943-7757 
    6000 Hampton Road
    Dallas, 75232 
  • The Stewpot of First Presbyterian Church
    214-746-2785
    408 Park Avenue 
    Dallas, 75201