Senior Services

Come Join the Seniors!

If you are looking to meet new friends, become more involved with your community or just want to go out and have some fun consider joining the Colden Seniors. This program is open to all Colden Residents.

Meetings

Held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at the Colden Senior Center at 8811 State Road, Colden, NY.

Bring a dish to pass for lunch at Noon. Please call (716) 941-5012 for additional information.

New members are always welcome. Five to Six interesting day bus trips are planned each year plus many informative speakers are invited for regular meetings. Keep checking the Senior Program bullet for updated information below.

Senior Trip

Day Trips  –  INFORMATION

2017 Senior Trips :

Officers for

  • President: Kathy Grannel
  • Vice President: Arlene Rak
  • Secretary: James Kibler
  • Treasurer: Patricia Zurbrick
  • Asst. Trip Coordinator: Gerry Mariea
  • Sunshine: Gerry Mariea

Transportation

Rural Transit Service (RTS) is a non-profit transportation service.  They provide transportation to senior citizens, low/moderate income individuals and disabled clients.  Eligible residents are transported to dialysis clinics, medical offices, physical therapy, pharmacies, colleges, work places, senior centers, nutrition sites, adult day cares, grocery stores, banks, salons/barbers, etc., with medical trips taking priority.

The Rural Transit vans run between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Dispatch must be called 48 hours in advance and up to two weeks in advance for appointments.  Individuals may schedule up to two rides per week. On days your local school is closed due to the weather, the Rural Transit van is closed.

Rural Transit riders are not required to contribute for services provided,although donations are accepted and encouraged. Suggested Donation: $3/trip or more for longer destination trips

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

Rural Transit Service’s is volunteer driven!  Many residents volunteer to drive, dispatch or ride as a driver’s aides.

For more information on ridership or to volunteer please call:

(716) 662-8378