We have expanded our transportation program!!
This opportunity exists because of the generosity of 
Holistic Industries' Outreach Program.
Beginning immediately we will have available Community transportation to assist all adults, any age, with their transportation needs as we are able.
Requests must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 267-4121
There is a minimal cost which must be paid at the time of pickup.
Local and long distance trips are available.
Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm
Feel free to call for more information.
The Monson Council on Aging / Senior Center operates two handicapped accessible vans to provide transportation to residents age 60 and over and for those under age 60 who are physically challenged. This service operates Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. The van must be back at the Center by 4:00 pm.
The following is a list of suggested donations for various roundtrips provided by the Monson COA vans.
  • Trips in Monson – $2.00
  • To Palmer -- $3.00
  • To Wal-Mart -- $5.00
  • Long Distance Trips -- $5.00+
  • Volunteer Drivers -- $10.00+ for trips to Springfield, Belchertown or Ware areas and $15.00+ for Worcester or farther. Plus any tolls or paid parking.
MEDICAL TRIPS - The van provides service to doctors and medical facilities in Monson and the surrounding areas.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS - If van scheduling is not available, arrangements may be made with a Volunteer Driver in his / her vehicle.  
GROCERY SHOPPING - Each Tuesday afternoon, the van transports seniors to Adams, IGA grocery store on Main Street, Monson.   
DISCOUNT STORE SHOPPING - Once a month, the van transports seniors to Wal-Mart or K-Mart/Ocean State Job Lot. Check Newsletter for schedule.
VAN TRIPS - From time to time, the Council on Aging / Senior Center sponsor van trips to local attractions.
Reservations are made by calling 267-4121.
Scheduling is done on a first come first service basis, so it is advised to call early.