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There are options in Jefferson County to help with transportation when you cannot drive yourself.
THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SERVICE ORGANIZATION (JCSO) is a transportation service available to all residents of Jefferson County, primarily, to and from medical appointments, as well as for shopping and recreation. Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday, anyone needing a ride should call the JCSO office, in Oskaloosa, 785.863.2637 to schedule their appointment.
JCSO also distributes food through federal commodity programs and Harvesters Rural Mobile Food Pantry, plus assists people with application for available programs, loan durable medical equipment, advocate for the people in Jefferson County.
To schedule an appointment, call during the weekdays between 8am and 5pm
MERIDEN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. received it’s certification from Medicare in 1996 and offers nursing care, physical and occupation therapy and personal care services.
Address: 7210 K 4 Highway Suite C
Meriden, KS 66512
BLASSINGAME HOME CARE offers not only transportation, but also housekeeping and personal care services. Their staff has been thoroughly screened and are fully insured and bonded. The services are charged on an hourly basis, plus a mileage fee. Check with your long term care insurance company for coverage of services.
KANSAS DEPARTMENT FOR AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES for Jefferson County offers a publication listing information on housing, services, transportation and assistance for the elderly and disabled. Download publication
CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID offers health and medical information for persons