About TransVAC

Voluntary Action Center’s TransVAC is a bustling service that provides around 12,000 Door to Door Rides per month. Our red striped buses are known throughout the DeKalb/Sycamore area. The service allows those in need of transportation to visit such places as the grocery store, hair salon, local medical appointments, transportation to work, and even entertainment venues. Senior citizens and persons with disabilities are able to ride for free. Supporting this service may include:

  • Donations of infant/child car seat or booster seat
  • Volunteer as a personal assistant for a local trip
  • Equipment/supplies for cleaning the buses
  • Monetary donation

Funding for the TransVac program is received from state and federal grants, local governments, user donations, United Ways, charitable foundations and from the Voluntary Action Center membership drive. Voluntary Action center is compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act, (etc, etc, etc), and is an equal opportunity employer.

Rides are available from 7:0 am – 11:00 pm Monday thru Thursday; 7:00 am – 9:00 pm on Fridays  *Trip times vary depending on availability.

You can call to book rides between 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Monday thru Friday

To Register for TransVac or book a ride, please call 815.758.6641 or email us.