|Cancer Resource Center - American Cancer Society - Nationwide||The Cancer Resource Center provides services for cancer patients receiving treatment at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango, CO.
Services include but are not limited to:
- Hotel stays/emergency housing
- Transportation to cancer treatment appointments
- Financial assistance for medical related expenses
Patients can contact the Cancer Resource Center directly to apply for services as well as being referred to the Cancer Resource Center by the Cancer Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Services such as hotel stays and transportation to appointments must be scheduled a 4 - 5 business days in advance.||La Plata County||Cancer Resource Center (Durango, CO)||American Cancer Society - Nationwide|
|Cheyenne VA’s Mobile Telehealth Clinic||The Cheyenne VA’s Mobile Telehealth Clinic
allows you to take advantage of receiving high quality healthcare services closer to your home. The Mobile Telehealth Clinic has regularly scheduled clinics in Sterling, CO as well as in Wheatland, Torrington and Laramie, WY.
The primary of the Mobile Telehealth Clinic is to provide Primary Care and Mental Health Clinics to Veterans in the rural areas within the service area of the Cheyenne VAMC.
The Mobile Telehealth Clinic will not operate during hazardous weather conditions. In the event of regional weather that may impact highway conditions, listen to local radio stations for the status of the day’s Mobile Telehealth Clinical appointments or call 1-888-483-9127, ext. 3816.
To schedule or cancel your appointment in the Mobile Telehealth Clinic, call 1-888-483-9127, ext. 3816.
||Logan County||Logan County Government||Logan County Government|
|Community Emergency Assistance Coalition||A collaboration of multiple agencies in the Southwest region that provides one-time emergency assistance to individuals and families in La Plata and San Juan Counties. Emergency assistance includes but not limited to:
Assistance is reserved for individuals who are otherwise self-sufficient, but have fallen on hard times.||La Plata County||295 Girard St. Durango - Housing Solutions for the Southwest||Housing Solutions for the Southwest|
|Emergency Assistance - Las Animas Helping Hands||Provides emergency assistance for the following needs:
- Utilities disconnection prevention
- Obtaining other sources of fuel for heat
- Emergency food
- Paying rent
- Prescriptions assistance
- Gasoline for transportation to medical appointments
- Transportation to medical appointments||Bent County||Emergency Assistance||Las Animas Helping Hands|
|Emergency Services, Community Health Care, Youth Enrichment Program - 32nd Avenue Jubilee Center||Provides a range of services including:
- RTD passes for medical or mental health appointments.
- Emergency food boxes
- Co-payment assistance for prescriptions.
- Blood pressure checks, help scheduling eye exams and payment assistance for glasses.
- Assistance completing applications through the Betty Proctor General Fund at The Action Center.
- Assistance completing LEAP applications in the winter.
- Assistance completing naturalization applications
- After school and Summer Educational Enrichment Kamp (SEEK).
- Referral to other agencies for additional needs.
||Denver County||32nd Avenue Jubilee Center||32nd Avenue Jubilee Center|
|Financial Assistance Programs - Aspen Mine Center||The Aspen Mine Center provides assistance programs for low income households, seniors, youth, and disabled residents. Call for an intake appointment. After an intake appointment to determine needs and qualifications, temporary assistance can often be provided with vouchers for gas, diapers, medicines, limited transportation for doctor’s appointments, even limited temporary shelter.
||Teller County||Aspen Mine Center||Aspen Mine Center|
|GEM - The Traveler||GEM stands for Garfield, Eagle, and Mesa Counties. This joint effort will provide transportation one additional time to Grand Junction, in conjunction with Eco-Trasit, on the 4th Thursday of every month.
||Garfield County||Garfield County Department of Human Services- Garfield County Department of Human Services||Garfield County Department of Human Services|
|Health Transportation (S Lemay Ave) - UCHealth||Provides free transportation to designated medical locations in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley. A van will run the full route three times a day between the hours of 7:20 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. (ending at UCHealth).
||Larimer County||S Lemay Ave - UCHealth||UCHealth|
|Home Care Services - Plan B Home Care Services||Offers the following to individuals in need:
- Respite care
- Personal care
- Personal hygiene
- Heavy/light housecleaning, laundry
- Meal planning and preparation
- Grocery shopping and errands
- Medication reminders
- Medical appointment transportation
- Recreational outings
- Overnight care
- Travel companionship
- Handyman assistance/referrals
||Boulder County||Plan B Home Care Services||Plan B Home Care Services|
|La Plata Senior Center (Durango) - La Plata County Senior Services||The Durango Senior Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all adults age 60 years and older and helping them age with dignity and purpose.
Activities and services include:
HOME CHORE SERVICES which include:
- Installation of grab bars and handrails
- Correction of trip hazards
- Minor step and porch repair
- Small home repairs
- Heavy house cleaning
- Spring and Fall yard clean-up
- Limited snow removal assistance
- Firewood for low income families
***Services are limited. Not able to address roof repairs, structural problems and major furnace, plumbing or electrical problems.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES provides door-to-door assisted transportation for:
- Medical appointments
- Senior Center lunch and activities
- Exercise classes
- Other shopping needs
***Medicaid clients may use our services for medical transportation with an approval from Medicaid.
MEAL PROGRAMS which include:
- Meals on Wheels-home delivered meals to seniors age 60+ and their spouses Monday-Friday
- Dining at the Durango Senior Center-reservations must be made by 9:30 am for that day. Lunch served at 12:00 pm
SUPPORT GROUPS every month:
- Family Caregiver support group - for people who serve as caregivers for family members or loved ones. Meet twice per month.
- Vision Impaired (VIP) support group - for people who are blind or who are visually impaired. Meets monthly.
- Disabled American Veterans (DAV) support group - facilitated by the Veteran's Service Officer. Meets monthly.
- Widow/Widower's support group - Meets twice per month.
- TOPS (Take off the Pounds Sensibly) - Members support each other with their effort to lose weight and keep it off. Meets weekly.
***For details on different meeting times, see the monthly newsletter for the schedule or call for details.
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITES include:
- Learn to use computers
- Practice Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, Line Dancing and more
- "Watch Your Step" class for fall prevention and to improve overall fitness
- Play cards, BINGO and other games
- Play billiards and table tennis
- Study history, music, language and healthy living
- Join the quilting group, craft group or writing group
- Participate in dog training classes in the summertime
***See newsletter on the website for more events and activities guide.
COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND INFORMATION for seniors age 60 and older.||La Plata County||La Plata Senior Center (Durango)||La Plata County Senior Services|
|Local Transportation - Moffat County Housing Authority||Provides transportation within a five-mile radius of Craig. In addition to scheduled trips to local stores, the bus transports seniors to individual medical appointments and other appointments.
A handicapped-accessible bus is utilized that is equipped with an electric lift for boarding persons in wheelchairs and walkers.||Moffat County||Moffat County Housing Authority||Moffat County Housing Authority|
|Medicaid Transportation-La Plata County Department of Human Services||Medicaid clients who need financial assistance with transportation for pre-approved medical appointments.||La Plata County||10 Burnett Court, Durango - La Plata County Department of Human Services||La Plata County Department of Human Services|
|Medicaid Transportation - Mesa County Department of Human Services||Medicaid Transportation is for those who receive Medicaid and have exhausted all other means of transportation. Transportation can be arranged for appointments to services that are billed to Medicaid.
Call your transportation provider of your choice to set up rides. Your transportation provider will verify your eligibility. If medical services can't be provided locally and out of town travel is required call Medicaid Transportation line for arrangements.
The Medicaid Transportation line is NOT a manned phone and you will need to leave a message with your name and a contact number for a return call.||Mesa County||Mesa County Department of Human Services||Mesa County Department of Human Services|
|Medicaid Transportation - Pueblo County Social Services||Colorado Medicaid Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) is transportation to and/or from Medicaid medical appointments or services and is only available when a client has no other means of transportation. All transportation requests must be pre-approved. Transportation may include:
- mobility vehicles
- wheelchair vans
- stretcher van
- private vehicle
Reimbursement may be provided for gas, bus tokens and bus passes.||Pueblo County||Adult Services||Pueblo County Social Services|
|Medical Appointments Transportation (Fort Collins) - Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Assists disabled American Veterans with transportation to the Denver and Cheyenne VA hospitals.
- Denver van runs on Monday and Wednesday.
- Cheyenne van runs Monday through Friday (if passengers are available).
The van leaves from the Elderhaus office on 6813 South College Avenue in Fort Collins.||Larimer County||Service Center (Larimer County) Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado|
|Medical Appointment Transportation - Boulder County CareConnect||Provides volunteer-escorted rides to medical appointments and pharmacies. Volunteer drivers can accommodate destinations throughout Boulder County with some limited availability for requests outside the county. Ride fulfillment is based on volunteer driver availability.||Boulder County||Boulder County CareConnect||Boulder County CareConnect |
|Medical Appointment Transportation & Claims Assistance (Colorado Springs) - Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Provides free transportation to the VA hospital in Denver, as well as assistance to veterans and their dependents in preparation and claims filing for VA benefits. Call to schedule an appointment. Call for an appointment (719) 591-8787. Appointments not made earlier than 9:00 a.m. or after 2:00 p.m. Shuttle operates Monday - Friday except on holidays.||El Paso County||6880 Palmer Park Blvd - Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado|
|Medical Appointment Transportation (Colorado Springs) - American Cancer Society||Road to recovery offers volunteer drivers to schedule transportation pickups for cancer patients. Many patients need daily or weekly treatments over a period of months and have no way to get to the facility. This provides transport options for patients that need assistance with transportation for medical treatment. Call (888) 227-6333 for more information and to sign up with the program.||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - American Cancer Society||American Cancer Society - Nationwide|
|Medical Appointment Transportation - D & M Transport||Provides free transportation services to medical appointments, primarily for cancer patients, those on dialysis, and those with multiple sclerosis in Colorado Springs.||El Paso County||D & M Transport||D & M Transport|
|Medical Appointment Transportation - Transit 2 Care||Transit 2 Care provides free door-to-door transportation services for Medicaid eligible recipients living in El Paso County to get to and from non-emergency medical appointments.||El Paso County||Transit 2 Care ||Transit 2 Care |
|Medical Appointment Transportation - Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)||The Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging offers transportation assistance for seniors age 60+ to get to their medical appointments outside of the senior’s county. The senior finds a driver and then the driver is reimbursed up to $150.00 for mileage. The driver must provide a copy of their driver’s license, car insurance, and a W-9. Call for more information.||Chaffee County||Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)||Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging (Salida)|
|Medical Transportation (Denver) - Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Provides transportation for veterans to and from scheduled VA Medical Center appointments.||Denver County||Denver Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado||Disabled American Veterans Department of Colorado|
|Meeker Streaker Bus - Pioneer Medical Center||Provides regular trips to accommodate doctor's appointments and shopping needs to the following locations:
- City of Grand Junction
- City of Glenwood Springs
- City of Craig||Rio Blanco County||Medical Center - Pioneer Medical Center||Pioneer Medical Center|
|MoCo Transportation||We operate a door to door call response transportation system for seniors or those with HCBS or Medicaid within Montezuma County. We have wheel chair accessible vehicles.||Montezuma County||Montezuma County Senior Services||Montezuma County Senior Services|
|Mountain Express Public Transportation||Mountain Express offers fixed route transportation services for a low riders fee. Also available for Medicaid Transportation through Department of Human Services.
Pagosa Springs Uptown - $1.00
Pagosa Springs Downtown - $1.00
Downtown to Uptown - $2.00
Uptown to Downtown - $2.00
Paratransit - $4.00||Archuleta County||Mountain Express Public Transportation||Mountain Express Public Transportation|
|Neighbor to Neighbor||Neighbor to Neighbor provides a variety of services to senior, home-bound and disabled residents in Ouray county.
Services provided can include:
- Transportation for medical appointments, prescription pick up and social service appointments
- Transportation each Thursday to and from medical appointments in Montrose, CO
- Home delivered meals
- Congregate meals
- Friendly visiting and phoning
- Handyman services
- Computer support
- Bookkeeping help
- Shopping with or for clients
- Monthly social activities such as picnics, concerts, lunch programs, movie matinees and more
Call or go online to view the schedule for social activities.||Ouray County||Neighbor to Neighbor||Neighbor to Neighbor|
|Non-Emergent Medical Transportation - Golden Gate Manor||Provides transportation to scheduled medical appointments for clients who have Medicaid.||Pueblo County||Golden Gate Manor Transportation||Golden Gate Manor|
|Paratransit||Paratransit provides accessible transportation for persons with an assessed inability to access any of RFTA’s fixed route transportation modes that exist in designated service areas.
Paratransit services are offered, with qualifications, to individuals of any age with an assessed disability.
Traveler: 970-945-9117 or 384-4898, other western Traveler stops, 970-625-1366 or 970-384-4897
Glenwood Springs: 970-384-4855 or 970-925-4482
||Pitkin County||Roaring Fork Transportation Authority||Roaring Fork Transportation Authority|
|Public Transportation - Dolores County Senior Services||A Demand Response Transit service for seniors. Transportation is provided from Dove Creek to surrounding communities of Cahone, Egnar, Pleasant View, Cortez and Durando in Colorado and to Monticello & Moab in Utah and to Farmington New Mexico.
Also offers Medicaid Transportation for those who qualify.
||Dolores County||Dolores County Senior Services||Dolores County Senior Services|
|Regional Care Collaborative Organization (RCCO) - Community Health Partnership||A Region Care Collaborative Organization (RCCO) assists clients by connecting them with Medicaid providers and other community and social services. Also provides free medical transportation for eligible clients. Will also assist clients with getting enrolled into the Medicaid program.||El Paso County||Community Health Partnership||Community Health Partnership|
|Regional Medical Shuttle - Tri-County Health Network||Non-emergency transportation service (round-trip) on scheduled days from designated pick-up points to certain facilities in Montrose and Grand Junction.
Services may be used for transportation needs such as:
- Physician offices
- Mental health services
- Health fairs
Transportation is offered to those with medical appointments as well as the general public for personal errands. Home pickups may also be available for disabled individuals.
Rides are limited every month. Call or go online to view the complete schedule for the Montrose and Grand Junction area.||San Miguel County||Tri-County Health Network||Tri-County Health Network|
|Road to Recovery Transportation (Weld) / American Cancer Society||Provides ambulatory cancer patients who have no way to get to medical facilities with ground transportation to and from cancer treatments.||Weld County||American Cancer Society / Weld||American Cancer Society - Nationwide|
|Senior Programs - Grand County Council on Aging||Offers programs and services to assist seniors in order to maintain their independence. Services include:
- Providing adaptive medical equipment such as walkers and crutches free of charge.
- Lunch served on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays at sites located in Granby and Kremmling.
- Social meetings
- Nutritional supplement programs
- Transportation service that takes people to social events, medical appointments, and to run local errands like grocery shopping.||Grand County||Grand County Council on Aging||Grand County Council on Aging|
|Senior Services (Community and Senior Center) - Summit County Department of Health and Human Services||Offers a wide range of activities, programs, and services for seniors in the community, including:
- Monday night dinners
- Tuesday and Thursday lunches
- Computer Classes
- Indoor/outdoor activities and monthly trips
- Legal assistance
- Resources for senior care and caregiver respite support
- Colorado Life Trak
- Home health and in-home assistance
- Meal delivery
- General and medical transportation
- Wellness testing
- Timberline adult day services||Summit County||Community and Senior Center - Summit County Department of Health and Human Services||Summit County Department of Health and Human Services|
|Shuttle to Cheyenne VA Medical Center - Weld County Veterans Service Office||Regional hospital for veterans, shuttle service from Greeley to Cheyenne Hospital.
Pleas schedule 2 days in advance.||Out of State||Weld County Veterans Service Office||Department of Human Services (Weld)|
|SOS - Supporting Our Seniors Transportation Program - ADRC of Mesa County||SOS is a volunteer based transportation program for seniors age 60+ who are unable to drive and do not have any other means of transportation. Recipients must be able to get themselves in and out of a car with only elbow assistance.
Rides are limited to doctor appointments, physical therapy, dental appointments, dialysis, grocery, and pharmacy. Due to limited volunteer drivers rides are limited to 1 a week with a weeks advance notice after enrolling in the program.||Mesa County||510 29 1/2 Rd. Grand Junction - Aging & Disability Resources of Colorado - Mesa County||Aging & Disability Resources of Colorado - Mesa County|
|The Traveler - Garfield County||The Traveler provides wheelchair accessible, curb to curb, demand responsive, driver-assisted transportation to Garfield County residents, 65 or older or disabled adults (over 18) who have difficulty using public or private transportation services.
Based in Glenwood Springs and Rifle, the Traveler serves qualified individuals within the following service area parameters: a five (5) mile radius off of Interstate 70 between Parachute and Glenwood Springs, and a five (5) mile radius off of Hwy 82 between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. To help support its operation, the Traveler does
request a voluntary contribution for the services it provides.||Garfield County||Garfield County Department of Human Services- Garfield County Department of Human Services||Garfield County Department of Human Services|
|Transportation (3224 Independence Rd) Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging - Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments||The Upper Arkansas Area Agency on Aging offers transportation assistance for senior medical appointments outside of the client’s county. Client must live in Chaffee, Custer, Fremont & Lake counties to qualify.
How the program works:
The client finds a driver and then the driver is reimbursed up to $150.00 for mileage. The driver must provide a copy of their driver’s license, car insurance, and a W-9. Call for more information.||Fremont County||3224 Independence Rd - Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments||Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments|
|Transportation - Heartfelt Destination||Provides transportation for medical related appointments. Will travel statewide, however all rides must originate in Moffat County. Offers gas vouchers available for people who need financial assistance to get to their medical appointments. Also assists with local rides to pick up food (grocery store or food banks) and medical appointments in the town of Craig on a case by case basis.||Moffat County||Heartlfelt Destination||Heartfelt Destination|
|Transportation Services||Transportation is provided to Eagle County residents to and from nutrition sites, medical appointments, and to run errands. Transportation services are available to those over the age of 60 and disabled adults. Senior Services operates van and bus service at all three sites on nutrition days. Call for more information: Eagle Valley 970-328-1121, or Roaring Fork Valley: 970-309-8465.
Minturn: Meal transportation on Wednesday and Friday; shopping on Friday
Eagle: Meal transportation, shopping, Post Office and local medical appointments, Tuesday and shopping on Thursday.
Basalt: Meal transportation on Tuesday and Thursday; shopping and Post Office on Thursday; medical van to Glenwood Springs from Eagle on the last Monday of each month; medical van also available by appointment.
Transportation is provided for Eagle County residents over the age of 60 as well as disabled adults to and from nutrition sites and to run errands. Aging Services operates van and bus service at all three sites, Basalt, Eagle and Minturn.
Assistance with transportation to medical appointments can be obtained by contacting Lorene Gallagher at 970-328-1121. Volunteer Transporters assist older adults and disabled persons with rides to and from doctor appointments, shoppping and other tasks when no other forms of transportation are available.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and ECO Transit have joined to issue seniors and disabled adults an identification card which allows the user to ride ECO buses for minimal cost. Contact ECO Transit at 970-328-3520 for more information on identification cards for seniors and disabled adults.
||Eagle County||Eagle County Department of Human Services||Eagle County Department of Human Services|
|Transportation Services - All Points Transit||Providing transportation services in communities throughout Montrose, Delta and San Miguel county.
The Dial-A-Ride program: door-to-door driver assisted transportation
- For seniors age 60 or older and people with disabilities
- Rates for local and regional trips varies depending on rider's location/destination. Call or go online for ride rates.
Medical Appointments: bus routes pass by several medical facilities. Call or go online for more information.
Senior Meal Site Transportation
- Call to schedule a ride
- No service last Friday of the month
Regional Medical Shuttle: transportation for citizens or San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose counties for medical appointments in Montrose and Grand Junction.
- Call or go online for schedule, pick-up and rate information
All Points Transit also offers other various regional transportation. Can also provide Medicaid transportation for Medicaid recipients.||Montrose County||431 South 2nd Street - All Points Transit||All Points Transit|
|Transportation Services (La Plata County) - Southwest Center for Independence||Helps those living with a disability with their transportation needs via shuttle bus service. Transportation can be for a variety of needs including but not limited to:
- Medical appointments
- Grocery shopping
- Recreational activities
Must schedule a ride with the agency at least 24 hours in advance. May only provide transportation to destinations within La Plata and some parts of Montezuma County.
Not wheelchair accessible transportation.||La Plata County||Southwest Center for Independence (Durango Office)||Southwest Center for Independence|
|Transportation Services - Mercy Medical Services||Mercy Medical Services provides medical or non-medical transportation services for persons in wheelchairs within Mesa County.
Service hours are 24 hours a day 7 days a week but most trips are scheduled in advance. Service is also provided to all local nursing homes and assisted living. Also provides Medicaid Transportation rides reimbursed via Medicaid.||Mesa County||Mercy Medical Services||Mercy Medical Services|
|Transportation Services-Senior Services -Pitkin County||Transportation options for seniors and the disabled in Pitkin county for those in need and qualify.
-Senior Van - free door-to-door service for appointments, shopping errands, and senior programs. Must call in advance to arrange a pickup
-Volunteer Escort - available for unusual situations, e.g. out of town medical visits or special assistance needs
-Taxi - Available when the Senior Van is not operating. Half-price service from Mountain High Taxi. Used only for essential trips where other options cannot serve.
-RFTA Bus Service for Seniors - must show proof of age, door to door service for seniors on Mt. Valley Dial-A-Ride (970-920-9999), limited to regular bus routes and times, seniors age 65 and older travel free of charge on the Highway 82 corridor, service on all Aspen and Snowmass Village routes free to everyone
-Paratransit Service for People with Disabilities & Mobility Impairment - arrangements made a day prior to requested service date - call 970-925-4482 for information and arrangements. For Snowmass Village paratransit call 970-923-2543 between 8am-5pm, after hours call 970-923-3500. Geographic and other eligibility restrictions apply||Pitkin County||Senior Services - Pitkin County Senior Services||Pitkin County Senior Services|
|Transportation to Medical Appointments - Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)||Provides Medicaid-approved transportation service to medical appointments.
||Arapahoe County||Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)||Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT)|
|Transportation - TransCare Ambulette||Specialized transportation to individuals confined to a wheelchair anywhere in Colorado. The ambulette services are an inexpensive transportation option when ambulance transport is not necessary.||Montrose County||124 Apollo Rd. Montrose - TransCare Ambulance||TransCare Ambulance|
|Transportation - TransCare Ambulette||Specialized transportation to individuals confined to a wheelchair anywhere in Colorado. The ambulette services are an inexpensive transportation option when ambulance transport is not necessary.||Garfield County||124 Apollo Rd. Montrose - TransCare Ambulance||TransCare Ambulance|
|Veterans Assistance - Routt County Veterans Affairs||Assists veterans of armed services and their families with benefits and resources by providing transportation for veterans to medical appointments in Grand Junction and Denver; assistance applying for VA benefits and compensation; and temporary financial assistance to Veterans and active military personnel who have children.||Routt County||Routt County Veterans Affairs||Routt County Veterans Affairs|
|Veterans Services - Moffat County Veterans Service Office||Assists veterans of armed services and their families with benefits and resources. Also coordinates transportation with the VA hospital in Grand Junction for free. One to two weeks advanced notice is preferred for medical transportation.||Moffat County||Moffat County Veterans Service Office||Moffat County Veterans Service Office|
|Veteran's Transportation (Salida) - Chaffee County||This program provides transportation to veterans. Contact program to receive services and find out more information.||Chaffee County||Veteran's Services (Salida) - Chaffee County||Chaffee County|