Canoe Brook Center

Canoe Brook Senior Center

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Information

A printed schedule of activities & special events is available at the Center, Town Hall, Libraries, Canoe Brook Buses and Senior Housing locations. To receive our monthly Upcoming Events via email, contact Nancy Cohen at 203-315-0684 or view it here: Canoe Brook Connections.   Please stop by and join, its only $8.00 a year-- what a deal-- we look forward to meeting you!

Dagmar Ridgway Director 203-315-0683
Blair McKenna Front Office 203-315-0687
Marlowe Ioime Social Services 203-315-0682
Janine Pierson Case Worker 203-315-0686
Vacant Transportation 203-315-0681
Nancy Cohen Activities 203-315-0684
Maureen Hall Senior Cafe 203-315-0685

Membership

Branford residents age 60+ are eligible to participate. (Participants must be independent and oriented.)

Dues are $8 per year. Guests and non-residents are welcome to accompany a participant to an activity or on a trip as space permits. Stop by the Front Office today and sign up, we look forward to meeting you!

 Procedures & Policies Handbook

 Transportation Information

 

Transportation Services:  All participants must schedule a safety evaluation prior to utilizing any of our transportation services. There is no charge to use our transportation services, however, donations are accepted.

Bus Transportation:  Available daily to Canoe Brook for lunch, activities, and trips. Call the Transportation Office at 203-315-0681 a day in advance to reserve a ride.  For weekend, evening, or wheelchair transportation please call Greater New Haven Transit District at 288-6282 or click here for more info on the MyRide transportation services.

Medical Appointments:  Available for Branford residents to appointments in Branford, Guilford, New Haven, and the VA. Appointment times must be between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The last return ride is 2:30 pm and all cars are off the road by 3:00 p.m. All riders are advised to have an alternate means of transportation in the event they are not ready for a return ride by 2:30 pm. A five-day advance notice of appointments is advised; at times we are filled to capacity so the sooner you reserve your ride the more likely it is we can accommodate your request. For the safety of all, transportation services may be cancelled due to inclement weather; passengers have the option to reschedule their appointment or utilize their back-up source of transportation.

Shopping Schedule:  
Tuesday, 8:45 a.m. Stop and Shop for Stony Creek and central Branford.
Tuesday,11:15 a.m. Big Y for Branford, Short Beach & Branford Hills.
Thursday, 9:00 a.m. Mini-trips to local stores; call for a schedule.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. Stop and Shop for Stony Creek and central Branford.
Friday, 11:15 a.m. Big Y for Branford, Short Beach & Branford Hills.