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- Public transportationThe Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) provides direct bus access to most major locations throughout the county. Whatever your situation, learn about public transportation programs that can help you achieve a healthy, independent life.
- Local transportation
For many Stark County residents, public transportation services are essential for their basic needs, including trips to work and medical appointments. Fortunately, local transportation resources are available to support low-income individuals as well as those with permanent disabilities. Find routes and contact information for public transportation providers near you.
- Schedules & mapsBefore you ride, you can view bus schedules and area maps to shopping centers, medical facilities, restaurants, grocery stores, schools, places of employment and other areas of interest. Find a transportation route that can get you to your desired destination.
- Accessible transportationStaying connected to the community can be challenging for people who struggle to use transportation services due to a developmental disability. If you or someone you know has a disability, specialized transportation programs are available to get them safely to their destinations.
- Transportation for studentsReliable transportation to school and extracurricular activities is critical for academic success. Yet some young people do not have safe, dependable ways to get to and from school. Cost-effective and convenient options are provided through public and private transportation services. Find out how these local resources can meet your daily transportation needs.
- Transportation: youth & teens
Reliable transportation to school, work and other activities is critical for youth and teens. Without access to consistent transportation, the ability to maintain regular school attendance and employment is limited. Fortunately, there are affordable transportation services that offer easy, convenient access to school and other locations throughout Stark County. For those who qualify, free transportation to medical appointments may also be available.
- Transportation for people on MedicaidFor Medicaid recipients without reliable transportation to and from appointments, help is available. The Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) program, administered by Stark County Job & Family Services, provides free transportation services to any Medicaid-covered appointment.
- Transportation: young adults
Early adulthood marks an exciting and challenging time as young people move toward independent living and financial freedom. But without dependable transportation, young adults face obstacles in finding and sustaining meaningful employment. Reliable transportation is important for accessing opportunity and staying connected to the community. Discover what local programs and services are available to address your transportation needs.
- Medicaid transportation eligibility
For Medicaid recipients without access to safe and dependable rides, there are programs available to assist you with discounted or free transportation services. Determine your eligibility, find a public transportation program that fits your current situation and learn how to gain access to benefits in Stark County.
- Where to find food and meals for Thanksgiving
For some families who are struggling with poverty and hunger, Thanksgiving can be a bittersweet holiday. Food insecurity can make it difficult to obtain the needed ingredients for a special meal, as can financial difficulties, high medical bills, low wages, and lack of transportation.
But it’s still possible to make the holiday a special time with loved ones.
Stark Help Central.com wants to help ensure everyone can enjoy the holiday, especially children,
Non-Emergency Transportation Program
Transportation to and from Medicaid-qualified appointments, including doctor visits, dental visits, vision appointments and more. Transportation must be scheduled at least five business days in advance, and you must be on a full Medicaid program to qualify.
Canton, OH 44702
Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities: Transportation
For individuals who receive support from Stark DD, buses and vans are available to transport them to school, work and medical appointments.
Canton, OH 44707
The Stark County Veteran’s Service Commission
Provides transportation, financial assistance and job placement services to Stark County veterans and their families.
Canton, OH 44708
Provides students with safe, reliable transportation to school, extracurricular activities and medical/dental appointments.
North Canton, OH 44720 Learn more
American Cancer Society
Transportation to and from cancer treatment for individuals who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.
Ohio Department of Disabilities
Start a search for waiver-funded service providers offering transportation, housing, day services and more.
SARTA Proline Services
Transportation services for passengers with ADA-recognized disabilities throughout Stark County. Visit the website to learn more.
Canton, OH 44707
CareSource offers a team approach to managing care, as well as transportation, 24-hour medical advice line and no copays or premiums.
Non-profit community development agency that provides transportation services via both fixed and on-demand routes to individuals with disabilities.
Canton, OH 44705
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA)
Public transportation through 34 fixed routes and four transit centers. Special programs are available for students, Medicaid recipients and individuals with developmental disabilities.
Canton, OH 44707
Green Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps
Weeklong camps for children ages 7 to 12 covering a variety of fun topics including transportation, superheroes, cooking, water and secret agents. Registration is available online.
Uniontown, OH 44685
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Buckeye Community Health Plan offers a 24-hour nurse advice line, care managers for doctor’s visits and transportation to medical appointments and pharmacies. Visit their website for more information.
United Way Auto Repair Program
This program provides financial assistance, up to $1,000, for costly vehicle repairs that many working families cannot otherwise afford. With repairs performed by ASE-certified mechanics, we help these families get the reliable transportation they need for employment. Learn more.