How to get started:

Senior Services of Will County

Attn: Transportation

251 N. Center Street, Joliet, IL 60435

  • Go through an agency orientation and program training
  • Take your first ride!

Ovation Transportation Volunteer Driving Program

Sorry, this program is not available at this time.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Volunteers take riders on basic need rides—to and from medical appointments, grocery stores, the bank, etc. For seniors who are unable to drive, these rides can make a tremendous impact. All rides provided are free of charge with donations encouraged from our riders.

Why Volunteer?

  • Flexible Opportunity- Volunteer around your schedule
  • No Long Term Commitment


  • Must be 21 Years Old
  • Have 3 Years Driving Experience
  • Pass a Background Check
  • Have a Reliable Vehicle
  • Valid Driver's License and Auto Insurance

Have questions? Check out our Volunteer Driver Frequently Asked Questions Page!

Mini Bus

Senior Services provides transportation for senior housing facilities that do not have transportation for their residents. Currently, we are servicing five residences. There is a $2.00 donation one-way.

  • Joshua Arms
  • The Park Tower
  • JFK Building
  • Victory Centre
  • Senior Suites

Our Mini Bus runs Mondays and Tuesdays with plans to add additional living facilities in the near future. If you are a senior resident that is interested in partnering with us to provide transportation please inquire here.


Title XX (twenty) Card Elderly Paratransit Service

Title XX is a door-to-door bus service for the Central Will Dial-a-Ride program. There is a suggested donation of $5.00 for the processing of the card after which your rides are then free. The card is valid from July 1 to June 30 each year. The card must be renewed every year.

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Must be age 60 or over and have a need for transportation- proof of age, such as a driver's license, state ID, or birth certificate must be presented at the time of registration for the card.

You must live in one of these Service Areas:

  1. City of Joliet
  2. Jackson Township
  3. Joliet Township
  4. Homer Township
  5. Lockport Township
  6. Plainfield Township
  7. Troy Township

Once you receive your card:

  1. Call Pace at 1(800) 244-4410 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm
  2. Ask for the Registration Clerk
  3. Give them your name, address, and card number

Benefit Access Program

The Benefit Access Program application provides the Senior Ride Free Transit Card and the auto license sticker discount. To qualify, applicants must be 65 or older by December 31 of the current year or 16 years of age or older and totally disabled before January 1 of the present year and meet an income requirement.

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2022 Income Levels:

$33,562- 1 person household

$44,533- 2 person household

$55,500 - 3 Person Household

Appointments Required- Please Call (815) 723-9713

Bring the following to the appointment:

  1. Government Issued Photo ID for everyone in the household- State ID or Driver's License
  2. Social Security Card
  3. 2022 Social Security 1099
  4. 2022 Federal Income Tax Return (1040) if filed
  5. 2022 Pension/Annuities 1099 and all other 1099's
  6. 2022 Alimony/TANF
  7. 2022 Interest, Dividends, Wages, and all other 1099's
  8. Proof of Disability (if disabled)