For seniors without transportation, the Council on Aging bus provides door-to-door service. Weekly trips to local shopping centers, including Patriot Square in South Dennis, Shaws in Yarmouth, and area stores in Dennisport. In addition, for a nominal fee, special trips are scheduled throughout the month to destinations such as Wareham Crossing, Market Basket in Sagamore, Kingston, and Plymouth.
Check our newsletter or call for the schedule. For reservations, call the Senior Center at least a day ahead, at 508-385-5067.
General Bus Schedule (subject to change)
Stop & Shop, S. Dennis
Stop & Shop, S. Dennis
Area stores, Dennisport
To be determined
Stop & Shop, Yarmouth
Monday Bus Trips:
Starting in May of 2017
Each Monday there will be a short trip to various local locations on a rotating schedule. Locations are subject to change due to weather and availability of activities. For reservations, call the Senior Center at least one business day ahead, at 508-385-5067.
Monday Bus Schedule
(subject to change - check the newsletter for the most up to date info or call)
1st Monday of the Month 10:15AM
Bocce at Johnny Kelley Park
2nd Monday of the Month 10:15AM
3rd Monday of the Month 10:15AM
Beaches/Post Offices & Banks
4th Monday of the Month 10:15AM
Bocce at Johnny Kelly Park
Food Pantry Bus:
The last Thursday of the month, starting at 9:15 am.
Once a month the Council on Aging bus will offer a round trip ride to the Family Pantry in Harwich. The bus can seat up to 6 people. Reservations are required. Please call 508-385-5067 to reserve your seat on the bus. There is NO FEE for this bus trip.
Thursday, July 27th
Thursday, August 31st
Thursday, September 28th
Thursday, October 26th
Transportation to the Senior Center:
Thanks to a grant from the Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, transportation services to and from the Dennis Senior Center for Dennis residents is available for the months of July, August, and September of 2017.
To request a ride, call the Senior Center at least 24 hours in advance, at 508-385-5067.
Volunteer drivers provide rides to and from local medical appointments for ambulatory Dennis seniors who do not have their own transportation. For appointments in Dennis, Yarmouth, Harwich, Orleans, Hyannis and Sandwich. Our volunteer drivers do not provide rides past Hyannis (except to OCB in Sandwich for eye surgery).
To request a ride, call the Senior Center at least 72 hours in advance, at 508-385-5067.
When calling for a ride, please have the name and address of the doctor, the date and time of your appointment, and the complete address of the medical facility.
Only one medical ride allowed per week, except for special circumstances.
Suggested donation is $6 per ride round trip locally, and $12 to $15 per ride round trip to Hyannis or Orleans.
A ride to Sandwich is a $25 FEE.
Boston Hospital Transportation (BHT) bus: (please note: this is not a Council on Aging service)
Enjoy comfortable, wheelchair accessible transportation from Cape Cod direct to Boston hospitals. The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) provides medical transportation services Monday - Friday by reservation to 15 Boston area hospitals. The bus stops in Wellfleet, Eastham, Orleans, Harwich, Barnstable Commuter Lot and the Sagamore Commuter Lot.
Schedule your medical appointments between 10AM & 2PM. The bus leaves Boston by 3PM.
Reservations a must! Fare $30 round-trip / $15 one-way. For reservations call, (800) 352-7155, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
BHT services the following medical facilities:
- Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center
- Brigham and Women's Hospital
- St. Elizabeth's
- Mass. General Hospital
- Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary
- New England Baptist Hospital
- Boston Medical Center
- Shriners Burn Institute
- Children's Hospital
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Veterans Affairs
- Joslin Diabetes Center
- Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
- Tufts N.E. Medical Center
Dial-A-Ride Transportation - DART (formerly “b-bus”):
CCRTA provides a daily door-to-door transportation service, available to all Cape Cod residents and visitors for any purpose. DART service is available Monday through Friday in all 15 Cape towns from 7am-7pm, on Saturdays from 9am-7pm, and on Sundays 9am-1pm in most towns.
- Reservations can be made between 8am-5pm, Mon- Fri by calling (800) 352-7155. Same day changes or reservations are not permitted.
- Reservations must be made by 5pm two days (or 48 hours) before you intend to travel.
- Exact fare required:
Adults & Youth = $3 per ride
Seniors and people with disabilities = $1.50 per ride
Children five and younger ride free (with adult)
American Cancer Society - Road to Recovery
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program provides transportation to and from the treatment facility for people who have cancer and no ride.
Call the Outreach Department at the Dennis Council on Aging for more information. 508-694-2004
Dennis Council on Aging - 1045 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660 - 508-385-5067