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Southwest Center for Independence is pleased to offer Southwest Rides, a fully ADA accessible transportation service.

The mission of Southwest Rides is to provide affordable, safe, reliable and accessible transportation that promotes independence and improved health outcomes for people with disabilities, the aging and veterans in our service area. Southwest Rides is a performance-driven, transparent and accountable non-profit transportation program of Southwest Center for Independence that values its consumers, resources and community partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork.

We are an approved Medicaid Non-emergency Medical Transportation provider. Call us to check your Medicaid transportation benefit eligibility and to schedule a ride to your next medical appointment. We can help you access your primary care, mental health, physical therapy and dental appointments.

Southwest Rides is offering free weekly trips to the Durango Food Bank on Thursdays and to monthly commodities distribution at the La Plata County Fair Grounds on the third Monday of every month!  Space is limited so call us in advance to schedule your ride today!

Please visit our Southwest Rides website here

  Other services to support our local community to access medical appoints, assistant with discharges from hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes
  Support to access essential services and community resources
  Support to access Southwest Center educational opportunities, events and community forums

For more information about Southwest Rides please call us at 970.946.0232

Colorado Public Utilities Commission # MCT-0111

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