Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have transportation to an out of town medical appointment?

Windsor's Dial-a-Ride service also provides transportation to out-of-town  appointments.  Rides are available  Monday through Friday to surrounding towns (see list below). Wheelchair transportation can be accommodated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to the towns of Bloomfield and Hartford.  Please call 860-285-1992 at least seven days in advance of your scheduled appointment. Please let us know if you will be using a wheelchair, guide dog or other assistance.  If you have not received your confirmation call or to cancel your ride, please call 860-285-1992 as soon as possible.  We also transport patrons to the following surrounding towns:  East Hartford, Enfield, Farmington, Newington, West Hartford and Windsor Locks.

Can I join Dial A Ride?

Windsor's Dial-a-Ride provides transportation for senior citizens 60 years and older and adults receiving social security  disability benefits who are without other means of daytime transportation. The service provides Windsor residents with in-town transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, banking, senior activities, beauty/barber appointments, the library, etc. Transportation is available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations must be made by noon at least two days prior to your transport date. To reserve a ride, please dial 860-285-1846 and leave your name, address, telephone number, destination, the time of your appointment and duration of your appointment. Your message will be recorded. The bus driver will call you the morning of your ride to advise you of your pickup time.  If you have not received your confirmation call the morning of your ride or to cancel your ride, please call 860-285-1846 as soon as possible.

 

Can I join A.A.R.P?

The American Association of Retired Persons meets the first Tuesday of the month except during July, August and November at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. For additional information, contact Senior Services at 860-285-1992.

How do I attend the Senior Lunch?

Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11:45 a.m. at the Senior Center at the L.P. Wilson Community Center. Please make a reservations by noon the day before. Call 860-285-1843.