Transwick Senior Transportation

Transwick Mission Statement

The City of Warwick’s Transwick service provides transportation services to otherwise homebound Warwick residents 55 and older who are living independently, as well as adults with disabilities living independently. Transwick addresses the transportation needs of those without alternate means of transportation or other opportunities for socialization. This service is limited to certain destinations within the City of Warwick and is not intended to supplement, extend, or subsidize services provided by other vendors or for-profit institutions.

Transwick Objective

The City of Warwick’s Transwick service objective is to perform gap transportation services primarily focused on trips to the Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center for congregate meals, social service support, and social and wellness programs and activities.

What Services will Transwick provide?

The following is a list of all of the destinations you may reach through the Transwick program based on availability:

  • Weekly grocery shopping
  • Pharmacy Transportation
  • Health screenings and social service programs at Warwick's senior center
  • Monthly retail shopping
  • All recreational and educational programs at the city's senior and community centers
  • Other special needs trips such as:
    • McDermott Pool exercise programs
    • Visits to the RI Department of Human Services / Warwick Family Center (two week notice required)
    • Banking (two week notice required)
    • Recreation Trips (special pricing)

Reservations

In order to schedule Transwick service, please complete the online application form.

Transwick User Fee

$1.00 per round trip. Tokens are used and may be purchased at the Pilgrim Senior Center or at the Stop & Shops on Warwick Ave. and Bald Hill Road. Tokens are available in rolls of 20 for $10.00.

Cancellation Policy

We understand that plans change, but we must be notified in the case of a cancellation. Cancellations can be made by calling (401) 738-1276. Cancellations should be made as soon as possible, but no less than two hours in advance. If no one is able to answer your call, it is important that you leave a message including your name, phone number, and the date and time of your cancelled ride. Failure to notify us of a cancellation on three occasions will result in suspension of Transwick services.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Robert Smith Transportation Planner (401) 468-4002
Karen Neely Dispatcher (401) 738-1276
Feed