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Aging Services Division
Aging Services Division

The Aging Services Division offers transportation services to senior center participants. North and South Berkeley senior centers provide an eighteen-passenger mini bus to help seniors access senior center services, and to access recreational and educational activities in the community.

Transport to Senior CentersField Trips | Berkeley Rides for Seniors and The Disabled 

Transport to Senior Centers 

For seniors that are Berkeley residents who have difficulty finding transportation to Berkeley Senior Centers, the passenger vans provide door-to-door pick-up and drop-off services.  Space is limited, and provided daily on a phone reservation system.   

Field Trips 

North and South Berkeley Senior Centers provide a robust calendar of day trips to affordable local activities and shows.  Each senior center has an advisory Trip Planning Committee comprised of Senior Center participants.  At the North Berkeley Senior Center, participants can register for a trip lottery on the first workday of the month.  At South Berkeley Senior Center, trip spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   

For more information about transport to senior centers or field trips, contact:   

North Berkeley Senior Center
(510) 981-5190

Henry Ramsey Jr. South Berkeley Senior Center
(510) 981-5170

OR access: The Nugget (Monthly Newsletter)

Berkeley Rides for Seniors and The Disabled

Berkeley Rides for Seniors and The Disabled (BRSD), formerly Berkeley Paratransit Services, provides additional transportation support for seniors and people with disabilities.  The BRSD office is located at the North Berkeley Senior Center.   

CLICK HERE for more information about eligibility or call: 

Berkeley Rides for Seniors and The Disabled
1900 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 981-7269



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