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Monday - Wednesday
8:30 - 4:30

Thursday
8:30 - 7:00

Friday
8:30 - 12:30
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Contact:
Town Clerk
Address:
105 Harrisville Main St.
Harrisville, RI 02830
Phone:
(401) 568-4300, Ext. "0"
Fax:
(401) 568-0490
Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
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Senior Citizen Minibus  
The Town of Burrillville Department of Public Works offers minibus transportation for eligible residents of Burrillville. To be eligible for this service, Burrillville residents must be 62 years or older or totally disabled. The minibus operates on a regular schedule and will pick up any eligible Burrillville resident upon request.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
Doctors' appointments
Wednesday
Grocery shopping trips to the Village IGA Marketplace and CVS in Pascoag
Friday
Scheduled trips for up to 12 people for excursions or shopping trips around the state
This bus service is available on a first-come, first-serve basis and is free of charge to Burrillville residents.

Please call Allison at 568-4440, Ext. 10, with any questions or to schedule the minibus.

Burrillville Senior Citizens' Association
The Burrillville Senior Citizens' Association meets on the first and third Monday of each month at The Knights of Columbus Hall, Roosevelt Avenue, Pascoag. Luncheon is served at noon, followed by the business meeting at 1:00 p.m.

Membership is open to Burrillville residents who are 55 years or older. Annual dues is $3.00. Apply for membership at any regular meeting.

Photo Identification Cards
Rhode Island issues a non-driver identification card.

Rhode Island ID Requirements:
  • You must complete and sign the License and ID Application, found here.
  • You must be a resident of Rhode Island and be able to prove residency by providing one of the documents shown on page three of the application, found here.
  • You may not hold a valid license in Rhode Island or in any other state.
  • You must have an acceptable identity document from the list on page three of the application, found here.
  • You must also have an acceptable signature document.
  • You must have a valid social security number or an acceptable denial letter.

RIPTA "No Fare" Bus Passes
All persons age 65 and over are eligible for the RIPTA Bus Pass Program for Seniors. All persons with qualifying disabilities are eligible for the RIPTA Bus Pass Program for Individuals with Disabilities.

Individuals in either group who are below the income requirements are eligible for the No-Fare program. Individuals in either group who are above the income requirements
are eligible for the Half-Fare program.


Senior Services, Inc. ~ Senior Dining

Burrillville Meal Sites

Bradford Court - 45 North Main Street, Pascoag
Hot lunches Monday through Friday
A donation of $3.00 is requested
Advance reservations are required ~ please call 568-5403

Gloceste Senior Center - 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet (Burrillville residents welcome!)
        Hot lunches Monday through Friday at Noon
        A donation of $3.00 is requested
        Advance reservations are required ~ Please call 567-4557

Seniors Services
A Community Information Specialist from Senior Services, Inc., is available to assist and advise senior residents of Burrillville.  Appointments can be made in the Woonsocket Office by calling Senior Services, Inc. at 766-3734.

Community Information Specialists can assist you with applications for many programs for which you may be eligible, including:


Assisted Living Facilities/Nursing Homes
Property Tax Relief (1040 H)
Abuse
Financial Assistance
Health Insurance
Heating Assistance
Identification (DEA/RIPTA)
In Home Services
Social Security
Transportation
Medicare/Medicaid/RIPAE
Referrals to other agencies
Legal Assistance (Living Wills, Health Care Power of Attorney)
Fraud/Waste and Abuse

The Specialist is also trained as a Senior Health Insurance Counselor (SHIP) and can explain health insurance options available to Rhode Island seniors so that they can make informed choices concerning their health care.

RSVP
Northern Rhode Island Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
RSVP's purpose is to develop a role in the community through volunteer services. They encourage organizations and agencies to develop a variety of volunteer opportunities.

RSVP exists so that someone like you can make a big difference where you are needed the most - in your community. Volunteers provide much needed support to non-profit agencies making their communities stronger. The most rewarding part is the satisfaction of knowing you are making a difference.

Register to become an RSVP Volunteer! People who would like to register to volunteer can  call 766-2300 or email RSVP_RSVA@hotmail.com for a registration form. They will not be asked to volunteer at any other station unless they want to and all information is confidential. Registered RSVP volunteers are covered by supplemental accident and liability insurance while they are volunteering.

Repondez - the newsletter of Northern Rhode Island RSVP. RSVP publishes a periodic newsletter that highlights events, activities and volunteer oppotunities. Copies are usually available in the Burrillville Town Clerk's Office. You can also get more information by contacting:
RSVA, Inc.
P.O. Box 774
Woonsocket, RI  02895
(401) 766-2300

Is More Help Available?
If you need help or information that you don't find listed here, please call the Town Clerk's office at 568-4300, Ext. "0". We will try to point you in the right direction.


Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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