Q: Do you provide transportation to the general public?
A: Yes, we provide transportation to anyone 18 years of age and older. We will pick you up at your residence in Teller County, Eastern Park County and Western El Paso County. We provide transportation to anywhere in Teller County and Colorado Springs.
Q: Do you have a bus service?
A: Yes, we have a bus service that runs every Wednesday in Woodland Park for local shopping, banks, library, Senior Center, Goodwill and more. We connect with Green Mountain Falls and Cripple Creek/Victor for shopping in Woodland Park.
Q: Do you accept Medicaid for transportation?
A: Yes, we are a Certified NEMT (Mon-Emergency Medical Transportation) provider for qualified Medicaid clients for transportation to medical appointments for individuals who are 18 years of age and older.
Q: Do you have a meal program?
A: Through our Home Delivered Meal Program, we deliver frozen and shelf-stable food to qualified seniors. Call our office at (719) 687-3330 for more details.
Q: Is there senior or low-income housing in Teller County?
A: Teller County does not currently have designated low-income senior housing. Please contact our Case Manager for resource referrals (719) 687-3330.
Q: Do you give advice on Medicare or medical insurance?
A: Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, Senior Insurance Assistance State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) office provides FREE Medicare insurance counseling statewide at their toll-free number 1-(888) 696-7213
Q: Do you give financial advice?
A: For all financial questions, please contact your financial advisor.
Q: Do you help people move in or out of their house?
A: Seniors generally need some assistance from time to time, but we do not have or recommend anyone for moving. Since it is wise to find help before moving, the Yellow Pages in the local phone book is a good place to start.
Q: I’m caring for my elderly relative and need a break. What kind of help can you provide?
A: Our Caregiver Respite program can provide the primary caregiver some financial assistance to pay for respite care to lessen the demanding duties of care-giving. Call (719) 687-3330 to speak with our Case Manager for respite care.
Q: Do you have anyone who will come house-sit for me?
A: TSC does not offer this service, but we may be able to offer a referral. Call (719) 687-3330 for more information.
Q: Do you recommend a doctor or dentist for seniors?
A: Finding a doctor or dentist is a matter of personal taste and should be arranged by each individual.
Q: Do you give help with eyeglasses?
A: TSC does not provide financial assistance with eyeglasses, but we often have information about other programs that do offer assistance.
Q: Do you provide legal services or advice?
A: Teller Senior Coalition has arranged for legal appointments with Colorado Legal Services at our office on the 2nd Thursday afternoon of every month. Appointments must be made in advance by calling (719) 687-3330.
Q: Do you offer veterans' services?
A: Call us at 719-687-3330 or contact Mike Bartol, Teller County Veterans' Service Officer, at (719) 686-5526 to schedule an appointment.