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Because together we can do more.

Transportation Service Partners

Ride Connection's partners are crucial to providing transportation services in a calculated, coordinated manner and allow us to serve more people with fewer resources. We believe it is our responsibility to foster relationships with organizations in our community and work together to do the most good. We support each of these core service partners to varying degrees from call center support to volunteer driver recruitment:


Partners Helping Increase Access to Transit

In addition to providing access to transit through individualized and group training, Ride Connection's RideWise program enlists the help of many in our community to broaden the use of public transportation in our region:

Riders’ Clubs

  • Africa House 
  • Calaroga Terrace Retirement Community
  • Cherrywood Village Retirement Community
  • Columbia Terrace Retirement Community
  • Courtyard at Mount Tabor
  • Holladay Park Plaza
  • Hollywood Senior Center
  • Neighborhood House Senior Center
  • Portland Silvercrest Residence
  • Sacred Heart Villa
  • The Springs at Clackamas Woods
  • Rose Villa Senior Living
  • Westmoreland Union Manor

School-Based Travel Training

  • Beaverton Community Transition Program and School District
  • Canby Youth Transition Program
  • Centennial Transition Center
  • David Douglas Youth Transition
  • Estacada Youth Transition
  • Forest Grove Youth Transition
  • Gardiner Middle School
  • Gresham-Barlow Adult Living
  • Hillsboro Community Transition
  • Hillsboro Youth Transition
  • Jackson Middle School
  • Lake Oswego Community Transition
  • Lake Oswego High School
  • Lake Oswego Youth Transition
  • Madison High School
  • Molalla Transition Program
  • Neil Armstrong Middle School
  • Oregon City Transition
  • Parkrose Community Transition
  • Portland Public Community Transition

Fare Relief

In partnership with TriMet, Ride Connection awards area nonprofits who serve low income individuals with grants in the form of TriMet fare:

  • Ant Farm WOAPE
  • Clackamas County Children's Commission Head Start
  • Los Ninos Cuentan
  • Molalla Christian Church
  • Northwest Family Services
  • Youth Music Project
  • Bradley Angle
  • Cascade AIDS Project
  • Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Central City Concern
  • Community Vision
  • Confluence Environmental Center
  • Constructing Hope
  • De LaSalle North Catholic High School
  • Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon HIV Drop-in Center
  • Friends of the Children
  • Gateway Center for Domestic Violence
  • Hacienda CDC
  • Hollywood Senior Center
  • Human Solutions
  • Impact NW
  • Innovative Housing Inc
  • IRCO
  • JOIN
  • Mainspring PDX
  • Mental Health America Oregon
  • Mercy Corps
  • Momentum Alliance
  • Neighborhood House
  • New Avenues for Youth
  • Northwest Pilot Project
  • Outside In
  • Pathfinders of Oregon
  • PCRI
  • Portland OIC
  • Portland Rescue Mission
  • Portland Youth Builders
  • Project Access Now
  • Q Center
  • Right to Dream Too
  • Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Church
  • Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Salvation Army
  • Self Enhancement Inc.
  • SnowCap
  • Street Roots
  • Transition Projects
  • Urban League
  • Volunteers of America
  • VOZ Worker's Rights Education Project
  • Worksystems Inc Summer Works
  • Adelante Mujeres
  • HomePlate Youth Services
  • Love Inc.
  • Oregon Somali Family Education
  • Sonrise Church
  • United Way Early Learning Washington County
  • Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center

More Community Partners

Older Adults

  • AARP
  • Elders in Action

Behavioral Health

  • Cascadia Behavioral Health
  • Central City Concern
  • LifeWorks Northwest
  • Luke Dorf
  • Sequoia Mental Health

County Programs

  • Clackamas County Consortium
  • Clackamas County Developmental Disabilities
  • Clackamas County Mental Health
  • Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services
  • Multnomah County Developmental Disabilities
  • Washington County Developmental Disabilities
  • Washington County Disability, Aging and Veterans Services

DD Support Service Brokerages

  • Community Pathways
  • Inclusion, Inc.
  • Independence NW
  • Mentor Oregon
  • Self Determination Resources, Inc.
  • UCP Connections

Medical & Healthcare

  • Health Share of Oregon
  • Hollywood Dialysis Center
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Legacy Health
  • Legacy’s Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon (RIO)
  • Upstream Public Health
  • Veterans Medical Center
  • Virginia Garcia Memorial Healthcare Center

 Other Supportive Services

  • Central Portland OVRS
  • Clackamas OVRS
  • Dirkse Counseling & Consulting
  • Easter Seals
  • East Portland OVRS
  • Independent Living Center
  • Up & Out
  • Walulla House
  • Washington County OVRS
  • Westside Community Focus