AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
$15 AARP Member / $20 Non. AARP Member
Wed. & Thurs., Nov. 28th & 29th, 9:00am-1:00pm
Wed. & Thurs., Jan. 30th & 31st, 9:00am-1:00pm
Learn new rules of the road and review driving techniques. You must attend both days to complete the course which may qualify you for multi-year discounts on auto insurance.
Access takes you anywhere a Metro bus, Seattle streetcar or Sound Transit light rail goes at that time and on that day of the week. Access customers go grocery shopping, to work and school, to get their hair cut, to check in with their doctor, meet up with friends, or to enjoy a local park. Call this program at 206.205.5000
JOB BANK Free Referrals Contact: Carolynw@soundgenerations.org
Location: Office, Ballard NW Senior Center
The Job Bank currently does not have volunteer drivers, house cleaners, chore workers, and very limited handyman services. Please contact Social Work Service for help with care-givers in the Friend to Friend Program. Jenniferc@soundgenerations.org.
Hyde Shuttles provides door-to-door van service for older adults and adults with disabilities throughout many communities in King County. Our friendly, specially-trained drivers transport riders to hot meal programs, medical appointments, senior centers, grocery stores and other local destinations. For those who have difficulty getting around, the service provides an opportunity to socialize and stay active within their communities. Call 206.727.6262 for this program.
The 44 Bus Line stops in front of Ballard NW Senior Center main entrance on 32nd Avenue NW. Visit their website for information on their services. Metro has over 200 routes in the Puget Sound area. Many buses connect to Link light rail, Sounder trains, Seattle Streetcars, King County Water Taxis and Washington State Ferries.
This service is available through Sound Generations Volunteer Transportation Program. Their team of 400 volunteers use their own vehicles to provide a safe, personalized transportation service, taking people to and from appointments and waiting with them until they are ready to return home. The seniors who use this service greatly appreciate the helping hand and moral support. Call this program at 1.800.282.5815.