Transportation Services


Senior Services also offers Elderly and Handicapped Transportation for both in town and out of town for medical appointments, shopping, socialization, cultural events, local restaurants and senior center programs.  Arrangements for rides can be made by calling 203-272-0047 at least twenty-four hours in advance.  This service is available to residents over the age of 55 or those over 21 years of age who are either temporarily or permanently disabled; all four buses are lift-equipped to handle wheelchairs and individuals that have trouble with steps.  Riders make a suggested donation of $1.00 each time you step on the bus for in-town rides and $3.00 donation each way for out of town medical appointments.

ADA REQUIREMENTS:     Section 5310 Policies Regarding Service Animals, Passengers Traveling with Respirators or Portable Oxygen, and Passengers without a Mobility Devices wishing to use the Lift to Board the Vehicle, please click  HERE

Any questions or concerns regarding our Transportation Services,
please contact:
Coleen Bankowski
Cheshire Senior Center
240 Maple Avenue
Cheshire, CT  06410 
[email protected]

Title VI Policy

Title VI is a Federal statute and provides that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal funding.


Title VI objectives include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that the level and quality of public transportation service is provided in a nondiscriminatory matter.
  • Promoting full and fair participation in public transportation decision-making without regard to race, color, or national origin.
  • Ensuring meaningful access to transit-related programs and activities by persons with limited English proficiency.

If you feel that you have been discriminated against, please contact the Cheshire Senior Center at 203-272-8286 or [email protected] or [email protected] to discuss and address these concerns.

Notificiation of Rights for the Title VI Policy please click HERE

For the full Title VI Policy please click HERE.

For the full Title VI Complaint Procedure, please click HERE

For the full Title VI Complaint Form, please click


Free transportation is available to seniors and disabled adults every Friday of the month through the Greater Waterbury Transit District Dial-A-Ride.  Passengers may go anywhere in Cheshire, Wolcott, Waterbury, Watertown, Naugatuck, Middlebury, Prospect and Thomaston between 9:00 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.  Appointments must be made at least three days in advance. This is a great opportunity to go shopping, out to dinner or visit a friend.Please call 203-272-0047 for an application to apply for this service.

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