Our wheel chair accessible van is used to give rides to seniors and disabled residents of Castleton and surrounding towns. Over 2,800 rides are provided annually. The van operates 8 hours each day, 5 days a week with 24-hour notice to schedule a ride.
CCSI complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act barring discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin. For more information on Title VI compliance see links to:
Castleton Community Seniors Complaint Procedure
Castleton Community Seniors Complaint Form
Senior lunches are provided in a group social setting 2 days a week in the dining room at the Community Center. Over 1,200 meals are served annually.
Health and Fitness
Our Wellness Program provides a wide variety of programs and activities for seniors. A walking trail offers area residents a 1/3 mile packed surface suitable for wheel chairs that provides an outdoor exercise option for those with limited physical mobility or recovering from surgery.
Wellness classes include: Bone Builders (osteoporosis prevention), Better Balance (falls prevention), Tai Chi for Arthritis and Tai Chi for Diabetes, Yoga.
Social and Recreational Activities
Regularly scheduled groups include: Knitters Network, Bridge, Sewing Circle, Creative Writing Workshop, Guitar Classes, Book Club, Vocal Group, and Ukulele Club. Summer activities include Kayak and Bocce Clubs. A weekly coffee hour provides a relaxed social hour for residents each Friday morning. Pot Luck suppers are scheduled several times a year to bring members of the community together for an evening of homemade food, socializing and entertainment.
In addition to programs on nutrition and other health related topics, we schedule educational programs in a wide range of topics including arts and crafts, the humanities and personal safety issues.