Quality Care to Support Independent Living

Senior Escort Service

           Are you  having a problem getting to medical appointments?

Telespond operates a small transportation program for frail, elderly persons who are low income and unable to use the Lackawanna County Coordinated Transportation system to medical appointments.

For additional information, call 570-961-1950 ask for Kellie

If you are certified and found to be eligible for the County Van Service, you must use this service for your medical appointments.(Consumers cannot use both the County Van Services and Telespond Transporation.)

If you are referred to Telespond Transportation, the following guidelines must be met:

  • Must be 60 years of age or older
  • Must be a resident of Lackawanna County
  • Unable to use the County Van Service
  • Require some type of physical assistance, i.e. blind, uses walker or cane, or you are confused and weak with slow ambulation
  • You have no other means of transportation (family member, taxi, bus, etc.)