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Eligibility Requirements

Lake County Connection is a limited share program. To be eligible for Lake County Connection service, customers must:

  1. Have a disability as defined by the ADA
    AND
  2. Be unable, as a result of this disability, to use fixed-route LakeXpress transit services.
    OR
  3. Meet the eligibility requirements in accordance with the Florida State Transportation Disadvantaged (TD) as directed by the Commission for Transportation Disadvantaged.

Applying for Lake County Connection Service

To determine if a rider if eligible for Lake County Connection services, they must complete either an ADA Paratransit application or a Transportation Disadvantaged application and have it certified by a health care professional as outlined in the Transportation Disadvantaged Service Plan. You can request the application:

  • ONLINE: Available 24 hours a day
  • BY PHONE: 352-742-2612, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
  • IN PERSON: 17135 Executive Blvd., Leesburg, FL 34748, or 2440 U.S. Highway 441-27, Fruitland Park, FL 34731

Customers may submit the application form by mailing it to Lake County Connection at P.O. Box 491597 Leesburg, FL 34749 and call Lake County Connection at 352-742-2612 The process can take up to 21 days to complete.

For more information on Lake County Connection services, refer to the Lake County Connection Rider's Guide.

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