SAFE AT HOME SERVICE FOR SENIORS

This program helps South County seniors stay safely in their homes by focusing on injury/fall prevention and emergency preparedness. The program includes grab bars, reflective house numbers, smoke alarms, and other low cost devices such as nightlights. Best of all, it is FREE to income-qualified seniors.

Sponsored by Vicksburg Rotary Club in partnership with:

  • South County Community Services
  • South County Fire Authority
  • American Red Cross (Kalamazoo Chapter)
  • Area Faith Groups
  • Lending Hands

To schedule an appointment, volunteer, or obtain more information, call 269-649-2901.

RIDE WITH US

If you are a senior or have a disability, and live in the South County area, SCCS can help you get where you want to go!

  • Trained volunteers are friendly, helpful and with you all the way
  • Medical and other necessary appointments take priority
  • Completed emergency health information form required
  • Schedule as early as possible for best results

Service available seven days a week, except for holidays

  • 6 am to midnight — Monday through Friday
  • 6 am to 10:15 pm on Saturday
  • 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday

Free ride passes available from SCCS the those who income qualify.

Call the South County Community Services Transportation Coordinator at 269-649-2901 for information or apply for reduced fares.

WEDNESDAY WINNERS

The Wednesday Winner Program is a free program designed for adults with disabilities. Wednesday Winners serves individuals who live in Kalamazoo County either independently, with their family, in group homes, or in some other supported living arrangement.

The members meet weekly for exercise, activities, social time and a nutritious meal. Transportation is included for residents who live in the South County service area. Special emphasis is placed on providing learning experiences with trips and hands-on activities that stimulate the mind and expand the views of our members.

Wednesday Winners members range in age from young adult to seniors. Persons with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges are welcome and soon feel at-home with the other members and the team of capable and dedicated volunteers who maintain a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment.

KINSHIP CAREGIVER PROGRAM

For persons age 60+ raising school-age children

  • Financial help with basic needs
  • Peer and parenting support
  • Time to relax with others who share your concerns
  • Opportunities to provide your children with fun and enrichment

For more information, call 269-649-2901.