Citrus County Transit (CCT) provides transportation for Citrus County veterans to the Villages Outpatient Clinic. Effective Oct. 1, this service is offered on the second Wednesday and fourth Thursday of each month.
This service is funded primarily by the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners, and are provided free unless otherwise stipulated.
Trips will be made on the following dates: Oct. 10, Oct. 25, Nov. 14, Nov. 22, Dec. 12 and Dec. 27. The 2019 schedule will be provided at a later date.
Reservations are required no later than noon two business days in advance. All reservations must be made by calling the Citrus County Transit Office at 352-527-7630.
Wheelchair services are available. It is important to make any reservations requiring wheelchair transportation as early as possible due to limitations on seating capacity.
Transportation is available from pick-up locations throughout the county. There will be a home pick-up fee of $10 for those that are pre-approved from the Veterans Office.
Non-veterans of Citrus County may travel to the Villages Outpatient Clinic with veterans as seating capacity permits. Veterans have first priority. There is a fee of $10 for this service (this fee is not applicable to persons traveling as escorts of veterans).
All passengers must be ready to leave the Villages no later than 2 p.m. It is the passenger’s responsibility to be aware of the departure time. The bus cannot wait for late arrivals. If all scheduled passengers are finished before the 2 p.m. departure time, the bus will leave as soon as all passengers are ready.
Veterans need to have their appointments scheduled for a Wednesday or Thursday.
Contact Citrus County Transit for more details regarding Veterans Transportation Services. For reservations, call 352-527-7630.
For additional information, contact the Citrus County Veterans Service Office at 352-527-5915.