Hours of Operation: Mon-Wed: 8:00-4:30 Thur: 8:00-5:30 Fri: 8:00-12:00

Senior Center

Our Staff:
Senior Center Director – Donna Belval (dbelval@wolcottct.org)
Senior Bus Coordinator –  Jean Venditti (jvenditti@wolcottct.org)

Our Location:
Wolcott Senior Center
211 Nichols Rd
Wolcott, CT 06716

Our Hours:
Mon., Tues.,Wed. Thurs.- 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Fri.- 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Our Contact Information:
Telephone: 1-203-879-8133
Fax: 203-879-7605

Senior Bus: 1-203-879-2078

Our Senior Center

Information

Joining

There is no fee to join the Wolcott Senior Center.  Seniors must be 55 years of age.  You DO NOT need to be a Wolcott resident to become a member–EVERYONE WELCOME.

Come join the fun, there is always something to do. A variety of daily activities and bus trips are available to keep you busy. There are also special monthly activities that change throughout the year.


Activities

  • Activities for the Month of July 2019 – Click here
  • Activities for the Month of August 2019 – Click here

Lunch
Lunch is served daily with 24 hours notice. Cost is $3.00 (donation) per lunch. All seniors must be 60 years of age to be eligible for subsidized lunches through New Opportunities. New members must fill out eligibility forms at the Senior Center. As per the Health Department regulations, food items are not allowed to leave the premises.

  • Lunch menus  for the month of July 2019 – Click here
  • Lunch menus  for the month of August 2019 – Click here

Senior Bus Transportation

Bus transportation within Wolcott and the Greater Waterbury area is available. Don’t be stranded, let us help you get where you need to go — Doctor visits, Hospitals, Banks, Waterbury’s Brass City Mall, Wolcott Public Library and of course, the Wolcott Senior Center. You must be 60 years of age or older or disabled (our bus is wheelchair accessible) to use this service.

Simply call (203) 879-2078 for arrangements. 24-hour advanced notice is appreciated.

Senior Center – Senior Bus Transportation Click here to view our senior bus brochure. Bus transportation within Wolcott and the Greater Waterbury area is available. 


Reservations

  • Please call for reservations at 203-879-2078
  • Cancellations should be made before 9:00 A.M. on the morning the appointment is scheduled for.

Pick-up Times

Senior Bus Pick-up times are estimates-only and will vary depending upon how many people are scheduled for that day.

Please make appointments as needed.

Please give us ample notice of times and dates of your appointments.

Regarding Doctor’s appointment

We will do our best to accommodate you.

Pick up times begin at 10:30AM and we ask your appointment be complete no later than 2:00PM

 

  • 9:30am – 10:00am – Morning pick-up time for morning runs
  • 11:00am – 11:15am – Lunch pick-up time for lunch at the Senior Center
  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm – Afternoon pick-up time for afternoon runs
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm – pick up at Brass City, Stop and Shop etc. depending on which scheduled day it is
  • 3:00pm – 3:30pm pick up time as noted above

Rules for using the Senior Bus Transportation

  • The bus does not enter private driveways
  • All passengers must be able to get to and from, on and off the bus on their own. The driver is not trained to assist passengers
  • The driver will operate the wheelchair lift, but can not transport passengers to and from the bus, or onto chair lift. The Driver is only responsible for operating controls to the wheelchair lift and strapping Rider’s chair inside the bus
  • The bus can accommodate collapsible walkers only
  • All riders must be ready, on time, for pick up
  • You must advise the driver if you are making other arrangements for your return trip
  • Doctor appointments take precedence over shopping etc.
  • Riders can bring only the packages they can carry on their own
  • If you are not at the assigned pick-up point when the bus arrives, the bus will only wait 10 minutes. If you miss the bus, it is your responsibility to obtain transportation home.
  • There is to be NO SMOKING of any kind on the bus.
  • We accommodate passengers traveling with service animals.
  • We accommodate passengers with allergies to service animals.
  • Bus pick up is at end of driveway.
  • We accommodate passengers traveling with respirators and portable oxygen

Grievance Procedure / Complaint Form

Click Here

Senior Housing Pick Up Locations

  • Wolf Hill Senior Housing Complex 
  • Chestnut Hill Housing Complex

Inclement Weather

  • Please watch your local news stations for information on closings or delays. 
    • WTNH
    • WFSB
    • NBC
  • If the weather turns inclement, the driver will pick up early.
  • The driver will advise you of this possibility.

Helpful Information:

 A number of links regarding the Wolcott Senior Center are available in the Related Links launch pad in the top left side of this web page. We have tried to address the most commonly asked questions there. However, if you still have a question, please feel free to stop in to see us, or call 1-203-879-8133.

Cell Phones Available:
Free 911 Cell Phones are available at the Senior Center. These cell phones are only capable of being used to dial 911. They can be a life-saver!

We also collect used cell phones so that they may be refurbished and made available as 911 Cell Phones to those who need them.