COVID-19 Updates

Update 4/29/2020 Both Cambridge and Somerville have emergency grants available to local residents and employees who are associated with the cities.  Somerville Cares ( and Cambridge Cares ( are working with the United Way to provide assistance during the pandemic.  Both funds are concerned about the health and safety of seniors.  The applications are online.  If you don’t have online access, call the City of Cambridge Community Foundation (617-576-9966) or CAAS in Somerville (617-623-7370) for assistance.

We hope our clients and family members are safe and coping with our new reality. SCM is still doing medical and food shopping transportation, but all adult day health programs are closed. We request that you continue to schedule your appointments as you have in the past, and that you confirm your ride arrangements two (2) days in advance. You can still reach dispatch and reservations at the same phone number, 617-625-1191.  Press “1” for Dispatch and “2” for Reservations. Thank you, and be well! (March 26, 2020)

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Who We Are...

One of greater Boston’s oldest and most beloved nonprofit providers of transportation solutions, SCM operates a fleet of 21 fully equipped and accessible paratransit vehicles, serving 3,300 individuals across 20 communities, averaging over 8,000 trips every month.

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What We Do...

SCM promotes the independence of seniors and people with disabilities through community-based transportation. Our friendly, safe, and reliable door-to-door services help people maintain healthy, mobile, and connected lives.

Contact us at 617-625-1191
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Support Our Mission...

We rely on donations to keep our vehicles on the road. Any amount helps! Donations managed by PayPal for your security; no account required, and all major credit cards accepted. You may also mail a check to SCM Transportation Inc. at the address below. We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; see our profile on GuideStar.