The Fountain Valley Senior Center serves as a focal point where older adults receive valuable services and participate in activities which enhance dignity, support independence and self-sufficiency, and encourage involvement in the community keeping the quality of life at optimum levels and avoiding premature institutionalization.
The program provides wheelchair-accessible transportation that helps facilitate independence and reduce isolation. Transportation is provided for medical/dental appointments, grocery shopping, nutrition sites, employment/education, recreation and socialization. Service destinations include the areas of Fountain Valley, eastern El Paso County, Colorado Springs and the Air Force Academy. Special outings include Calhan, Denver, Pueblo and other areas within the State of Colorado. Ridership fee is based on suggested donation, which varies according to the destinations.
In Southern El Paso County, transportation assistance is available to eligible individuals living in Fountain, Widefield, Security, Stratmoor Valley, Stratmoor Hills, Fort Carson and south of Drennan Road. In Eastern El Paso County, transportation is available for those residing in Falcon, Ellicott, Rush, Yoder, Peyton and Calhan. For more information please call (719) 520-6472.
Any person age 60 and older or those who are non-elderly disabled (confined to a wheelchair) who live in Southern and Eastern El Paso County may be eligible. Other passengers younger than 60-years-old sixty are allowed to ride as caregivers or escorts of the eligible population served. Some services are available for those age 55 and older. For more information, please call (719) 520-6472.
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm