Corona Virus/Covid-19 Updates

Passages is operating with limited services available; no in-person meetings or walk-ins at this time. For phone counseling and inquiries on local services and resources call Information & Assistance at 530-898-5923 or 800-822-0109. For those currently enrolled in the Home Delivered Meal program, services are still in effect.



COVID-19 Scams 
 Here are a few of the schemes: 
  •  Scammers are approaching residents of senior housing and assisted living facilities about “opportunities” for COVID-19 testing
  •  Beneficiaries are receiving robocalls about "special virus kits" and being asked for their Medicare number to send a "free" test
  •  Health care agencies are receiving scam emails offering COVID-19 testing services that can be ordered through a telehealth provider
  •  Online services offer a free vaccine in exchange for Medicare #
  •  Fraudulent emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control or other experts offering information on the virus 
  •  Cybersecurity scammers send a link which implants PC ransomware​


Dial-a-Ride service​​


Dial-a-Ride service is a program operated by Butte Regional Transit and is for seniors (70+) and individuals with disabilities not found eligible for ADA paratransit service.


Dial-A-Ride Application

Butte

Butte Regional Transit

Butte Regional Transit, otherwise known as the “B Line”, operates normal buses and has additional programs for the elderly and disabled. Click here to go to their website for schedules and fairs.

Other programs offered by Butte Regional Transit:








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If you are interested in one of these other Butte County Transit programs, please complete the application and send to:

326 Huss Dr. Suite 150
Chico, CA 95928

Phone: 530-809-4616 Or fax to (530) 891-2979


Glenn

Glenn Ride

Serving Glenn County, the Glenn Ride provides seven round trips every weekday and three round trips on Saturday from Willows to Chico with enroute service to Artois, Orland and Hamilton City. 

Transportation assistance such as Dial-A-Ride Service and Volunteer Medical Transport are special service programs. Eligibility criteria: Seniors 60 years of age or older, Permanent Disability, Low income receiving Social Service Assistance or low income non-assisted (based on current federal poverty income guidelines). Applications for Transit Service Cards are available at the Paratransit Services Office and the Glenn County Public Works Office. 

Contact Glenn Transit Services at 530-934-6700.


Tehama

Tehama Rural Area Express

Fixed route bus service connecting Red Bluff, Corning, Los Molinos, Gerber, Tehama and places in between. City routes are available in Red Bluff and Corning, and regional routes are available along the Highway 99E & 99W corridors which connect to city routes.

​ParaTRAX is a dial-a-ride transit service in the greater Red Bluff area for seniors 65 and older and persons with disabilities. ParaTRAX is a "rideshare" program – multiple trips are routed as efficiently as possible. Advance reservations are required and there is an additional charge for same-day service. Please call (530) 385-2877 for assistance applying for ADA Certification or download the application here.

Medical Transportation Services (METS)

Volunteer drivers provide Non-emergency transportation to medical appointments for Tehama County residents who have been certified for the METS program (there is an application process).  Volunteer drivers are not trained and are not allowed to provide medical or personal assistance to METS passengers. Call METS at 530-385-2200 or 1-800-982-6638 for more information.


Colusa

Colusa County Transit

Colusa County Transit is a dial-a-ride system with fixed timed routes to: Colusa, Williams, Arbuckle, Maxwell, Princeton, Grimes, Sites, and Stonyford.

​Colusa County Transit Agency (CCTA) also offers transportation to Out-of-County Medical Appointments with transport to Chico, Davis, Lincoln, Marysville, Oroville, Roseville, Sacramento, Willows, Woodland, and Yuba City. Medical appointments must be made before 1:00 pm. No exceptions.

For more information please contact:
Colusa County Transit
715 D Street
Colusa, CA 95932
509-458-0287


Plumas

Plumas Transit Systems 


Plumas Transit Systems operates fixed route services for Plumas County. Scheduled routes currently serve:

  • Chester to Quincy (three daily routes)
  • Portola to Quincy (three daily routes)
  • Quincy/East Quincy (six daily routes with evening service)


​​​Riders with disabilities can request route deviations to access stops within 3/4 mile of a route. Additional information for riders with disabilities is available. For the Paratransit Eligibility information and application, click here. 


​Other transportation providers include Plumas County Senior Services, Plumas Rural Services, Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, Veteran Services, CalWorks and Native American organizations.

Transportation

B-Line Paratransit


B-Line Paratransit is a shared ride service designed to meet the needs of seniors and persons with qualifying disabilities who are unable to use the B-Line fixed route services.


Paratransit Application (En español)


Passages

25 Main Street, Suite 202
Chico, CA 95929

Tel: 800-822-0109

Tel: 530-898-5923

Fax: 530-898-4870

passages@csuchico.edu