Friendly Independent Sympathetic Help (FISH)

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Contact Information

FISH of Lexington, Inc.
Contact: David Libman, Director
Email Address:
Phone: 781-861-9300

1912 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA 02421-4806
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Friendly Independent Sympathetic Help (FISH)


Since 1972, FISH has been providing Lexington residents free rides to medical appointments in Lexington and vicinity, including Boston.

FISH relies exclusively on volunteers to provide rides and on donations from generous Lexington residents and organizations to cover operating expenses.

 Trip must originate in Lexington. Serves mainly elderly people but will provide transportation to any adults unable to drive who can transfer themselves. Not a lift-equipped service. 48 hour advanced notice. Medical trips only 1 ride per week. 

Service Types

  • Door to Door-Nonlift
  • Transportation - Volunteers

Program Type

  • Transportation

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Other See Narrative
  • Physical Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Free Transport

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service