Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. – Preston County, WV
Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. offers a variety of ways to meet your transportation needs in Preston County:
The Buckwheat Express, operated by Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc., provides public transportation on scheduled routes. The Buckwheat Express has won many awards from the West Virginia Division of Public Transportation. We are proud of our awards for Excellence in Driving, Increased Ridership, Safety, and Vehicle Maintenance. Riders age 60 and older ride FREE.
Nutrition, Grocery Shopping & Recreational Trips
Transportation is available to our senior centers throughout Preston County for noon meals. Shopping trips are scheduled weekly. The driver will help you carry your groceries, if necessary.
Transportation is also available for senior meetings, recreational and educational events both in and out of Preston County.
GROCERY SHOPPING AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG PICKUP ARE AVAILABLE IF YOU ARE HOMEBOUND DUE TO ILLNESS OR INJURY
(If you can leave your home for more than doctor visits, please take advantage of one of our many shopping trips)
Our TREK (Transportation, Recreation, Entertainment, and Knowledge) Trips are open to everyone. These fun, theme-oriented excursions are entertaining and enjoyable for all ages. Explore attractions throughout the area – and let us do the driving! Most trips include options for dining and shopping, as well.
We offer transportation so you can visit your doctor, attend medical appointments, and take care of many healthcare-related needs. Our escort drivers help passengers on and off vehicles and may accompany patients with functional deficits in hearing, vision, transferring, and/or comprehension.
Safe & Courteous Drivers
Our drivers are trained to provide passenger assistance, CPR, and first aid. They hold clean driving records and many have received awards for exceptionally safe, accident-free driving.
Safe, Clean Vehicles
Our vehicles undergo a rigorous maintenance program and are in road-safe condition at all times. They are clean and comfortable. The buses and vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts and are handicap-accessible. Passengers in wheelchairs do not have to transfer into another seat because our vehicles are equipped with a wheelchair restraint system. This system allows our wheelchair-bound passenger to enjoy a safe ride without the inconvenience of transferring.
For more information about our transportation program or to schedule a ride, please call Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. at: (304) 329-0464.