Council on Aging Services

Medical Appointments

  • Our medical bus is available Monday through Friday for appointments in Lowell, Dracut, Tewksbury and Chelmsford.
  • Please DO NOT make Chelmsford appointments before 10:00 am or after 1:00 pm
  • Chelmsford Fares: $3.00 one way; $5.00 round trip
  • Lowell Fares: $2.00 each way
  • Dracut Fares: $1.00 each way 


  • Veterans Breakfast
  • Information Table

Outreach & Referrals

  • Outreach to Homebound Elderly; includes home visits requested by families or by a senior in need, wellness calls, assistance with applying for services.
  • SHINE (Serving the Health Information Need for Elders)
  • Fuel Assistance - appointments for applications begin on November 1st through April 30th.
  • SNAP Application (formerly food stamps) by appointment only with the Outreach Coordinator
  • Outreach assistance with referrals to and from Elder Services of Merrimack Valley
  • SafeLink Free Phone applications (for those who qualify)
  • Assurance Free Phone if eligible
  • Extended Hours are held on two Mondays each month. The office is open until 6pm. (Please always call for SNAP, SafeLink and Fuel Assistance appointments if using extended hours.)
  • Grocery Shopping - weekly on Tuesdays
  • File of Life - information packet for use by emergency responders. Call for more information.
  • Help with RMV Placard forms
  • 9-1-1 Disability Indicator Forms and Connect-CTY Emergency Notification Forms for the Dracut Fire & Dracut Police Dept.
  • Health Services
  • Blood Pressure Clinics - weekly
  • Fitness Programs
  • Health Clinics

Recreation & Education

  • Art Classes
  • BBQ’s
  • Pool/Chess
  • Beginner's Computer
  • Bereavement Support Group
  • Bone Builders (Free)
  • Bingo
  • Bowling
  • Computer Classes
  • Consumer Protection
  • Cribbage on Friday
  • Energetics
  • Knitting & Crocheting
  • Lecture Series
  • Library - Hard Cover Books
  • Medicare & Insurance Lectures
  • Parties (Special Occasions)
  • “Quick Trips”
  • Reiki
  • Senior Safety Issues
  • Monthly Full Length Movies (Free)