Senior Citizens Center
Seniors will find a wide array of services and activities available through the Senior Center. Whether it be participation in the lunch program, one of the fit and lively activities, or attending one of the many exciting field trips, there are many opportunities for seniors to get involved at the Senior Center.
101 King Street, Suite A
East Aurora, New York 14052
Office: (716) 652-7934
TTY - TTD (716) 652-7611
Fax: (716) 652-9083
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Senior Citizen Rec. Leader: Donna Bodekor
Nutrition Coordinator: Kathy Kleckner
Senior Citizen Rec. Attendant: Maria Pitt
Senior Citizen Rec. Attendant: Diane Mallon
Activities and programs at the Senior Center
are open to anyone over the age of 55
The mission of the Town of Aurora Senior Center is to help older adults remain healthy and active through participation in recreational pursuits and to provide the leadership and advocacy to ensure the availability of leisure and recreational opportunities for our seniors.
The senior center is an emergency shelter for the Town of Aurora. It is equipped with a generator and will be open during emergencies.
Nutrition Lunch Program
- Noon Weekdays (Except Holidays)
- Suggested Donation $3/meal
- Call 652-7934 to reserve a space!
Sponsored by the Erie County Department of Senior Services and in cooperation with various community agencies. Seniors over the age of 60 and their spouses can enjoy a hot meal and companionship every weekday at noon. Please call 652-7934 to reserve a space one week in advance, or in person when you’re at the Senior Center. The program is funded by the Administration on Aging, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, the New York State Office for the Aging and Erie County.
Going Places Van
The Going Places Van is available Tuesday through Friday (except holidays) to Town of Aurora residents over the age of 62. All requests received will be evaluated with a priority on medical- and health-related trips. The suggested donation is $3.00 each way per person, however contributions are confidential. In an effort to maintain a clean and neat ride for all passengers, no smoking or eating is allowed in the van. And for safety reasons, of course, everyone must BUCKLE UP! To make a reservation, please call 652-8866 at least 48 hours in advance. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Rural Transit Van
The Rural Transit Van is also available by calling 716-662-8378 or visit the Rural Transit Service website at www.RuralTransitService.org.
Rural Transit Service (RTS) is a non-profit transportation service that provides transportation to senior citizens, low/moderate income individuals and clients with disabilities. Eligible residents are transported to dialysis clinics, medical offices, physical therapy, pharmacies, colleges, work places, senior centers, nutrition sites, adult day cares, grocery stores, banks, salons/barbers, etc., with medical trips taking priority.
The Rural Transit vans run between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except holidays.
Dispatch must be called 48 hours in advance and up to two weeks in advance for appointments. Individuals may schedule up to two rides per week.
On days your local school is closed due to the weather, the Rural Transit van is closed.
Rural Transit riders are not required to contribute for services provided, although donations are accepted and encouraged. Suggested Donation: $3 or more for longer destination trips.
Rural Transit Service's is volunteer driven! Many residents volunteer to drive, dispatch or ride as a driver’s aides.
For more information on ridership or to volunteer please call (716) 662-8378.
- Ask about our day trips scheduled in 2016!
- Seniors may park at 300 Gleed Avenue and car pool to the center for day trips. Ask in the office for details.