Louisiana Transit Resource Guide

Ascension Parish
Ascension Council on Aging
Last Update: 5/30/2024 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Ascension Parish Council on Aging
Legislative Districts: Senate Districts 17 & 18; House Districts 58, 59, 60
Congressional Districts: 3 and 6
Contact: Darlene Schexnayder, Executive Director
Address: P. O. Box 412 101 Bocage Dr.
Donaldsonville LA   70346
Phone: (225) 473-3789
Fax: (225) 473-1387
Email Address: darlenes@ascensioncoa.org
Funding Class: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Profile of System
Escort service is not provided. Drivers will not enter a rider’s home. Disabled persons must be able to function on their own or supply an aide. One escort is allowed to ride free.

For those over 60 years of age, a donation is requested but not required for transportation to senior centers, local doctors, drug and grocery stores, and other social service agencies.
Characteristics of System
Vehicles: 12 vehicles (11 are lift equipped)
Clients Served: Elderly & Disabled
ServiceProvided: Elderly & Disabled Demand Response
Operating Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F
Service Area: Ascension parish
Type of System: 5310 Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Donaldsonville Area ARC, Inc
Last Update: 6/19/2023 12:00:00 AM
Operated By: Donaldsonville ARC
Legislative Districts: Senate 2 Representative 058
Congressional Districts: 2
Contact: Marlene Domingue, Executive Director
Address: 1030 Clay St
Donaldsonville LA   70346
Phone: 225-473-4516
Fax: 225-473-4517
Email Address: daarc@bellsouth.net
Funding Class: 5310 E&D
Rural transportation
Adults with developmental disabilities are transported to and from home to a work program and habilitation program.
Transportation may also be provided to community activities such as shopping, doctor appointments etc.
Drivers/van monitors will not enter rider's home
Vehicles: 8 FTA (6 W/C lift) and 2 non FTA
Clients Served: 20
ServiceProvided: Disabled are transported to employment and education
Operating Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. M-F
Base Fare: 0
Service Area: Ascension Parish - West side of the Mississippi River
Ridership: Disabled and Elderly
Cost Per Trip: 0
Cost Per Hour: 0
Cost Per Mile: 0
Type of System: Rural