Transportation / Elderly Services

for Montgomery,  Darke and Preble County

Montgomery County

Helping individuals minimize barriers to employment and access to other critical services by providing transportation assistance in the form of bus passes, gas cards, minor car repairs, driver’s license and vehicle registration fees and automobile insurance.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Montgomery County resident
  • employed or unemployed, in an education/training program leading to employment, or willing and able to job search
  • car repairs must be for the purpose of employment; applicants must have: proof of ownership, registration and insurance must be in the client’s name
  • provide three written estimates from established Auto Repair shop
  • household income cannot exceed 125% of Federal Poverty Level


What do I need to bring?

  • Photo ID
  • Social Security cards for everyone in your household
  • Proof of income for the last 90 days – for you and everyone in your household over the age of 18. Could include:
    • Paystubs: If paid weekly – 13 paystubs | Bi-weekly – 7 paystubs | Monthly – 3 paystubs
    • Child Support Printout for the last 90 days (If you have a Child Support Order the printout is required even if you are not currently receiving payments)
    • Social Security or SSI Award Letter
    • Public Assistance: TANF |OWF| ADCR | DA Printout including current month
    • Unemployment – summary printout of current claim history
    • Self-Employed – Recent IRS Form 1040 with Schedule C
    • Support Provided by Others – letter with name, address, and contact information from person providing support, describing how much they give and how often
    • Zero or Limited Income – Documented proof of how you are meeting your needs.
  • Car Repair
    • Proof of ownership of the vehicle and current automobile insurance.
    • Must provide three written estimates from established automotive businesses.
  • RTA Connect – Paratransit Service.       


New Phone Number and online scheduling beginning Monday, April 15!

 (937) 963-9443 or 

Click here to schedule an appointment

Darke County

Community Transportation

  • provides medical and general transportation
  • available to anywhere in Darke County with a 24 hour advance reservation
  • out-of-county locations such as Dayton, Troy, Richmond, Columbus, Cincinnati and many more locations with a 48 hour notice
  • full mobility equipment accessible vehicles
  • private pay available

General Transportation

  • for persons age 60 or over
  • travels to congregate meal sites, medical facilities, social service agencies, banks, grocery stores, pharmacies and post offices
  • transportation must be scheduled 24 hours in advance by contacting Community Transportation
  • suggested donation for medical transportation is $3.00 per round trip

Senior Medical Transportation

  • for persons age 60 or over who have no other available assistance and cannot book transportation through any other agency
  • provided on an on-call basis
  • 24-hour advance notice
  • suggested donation for medical transportation is $3.00 per round trip

937 547-9129

Preble County                                                           937 456-2800

Preble County Transportation is an informational service for all transportation resources that are available in the area, as well as a provider of transportation for certain contracts in Preble county which include:

  • Samaritan Behavioral Health
  • Premier Health
  • Veteran’s Services
  • Preble County Mental Health and Recovery Board.

Transportation is made possible in coordination with

  • Miami Valley Community Action Partnership
  • Preble County Council on Aging
  • Preble County Job & Family Services
  • Preble County Mental Health
  • Recovery Board, Preble County MRDD
  • Veterans Affairs

Transportation is offered through several different programs to lower income, mentally or physically disabled, elderly, or veteran individuals. There is also the option of private pay for those that do not qualify for a specific program. If you are interested in learning more about Preble County’s transportation services, please call:

(937) 456-2800