BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MEETINGS

The next scheduled meeting of the Washington Parish Council on Aging Board of Directors will be Friday, July 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bogalusa Senior Center located at 603 Willis Ave, Bogalusa, LA.

In order to comply with PEP-JBE 2020-30 and adhere to CDC Guidance for disease prevention and control, seating may be limited in the meeting room.  Public comments may be submitted in advance of the meeting no later than  3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 23, 2020. 

Please submit any commets to:

Email- washcoa@bellsouth.net, Fax-(985)732-6866 Telephone- (985)732-6869  

Comments received will be read aloud during the Public Comment Period of the meeting.

OFFICE HOURS

ADMINISTRATIVE

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The Washington Parish Council on Aging is a non-profit corporation promoting the overall welfare and independence of persons sixty years and above in Washington Parish. The Council provides social services such as transportation, home-delivered meals, congregate meals, recreation and exercise. Other functions of the agency include coordinating and planning with other organizations and acting as an advocate for seniors. Washington Parish Public Transit offers demand-response and subscription transportation services on a non-emergency basis. Vehicle types include 12 passenger lift-equipped buses. Services are provided curb-to-curb.

Office Hours:

7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday

TRANSPORTATION

Monday - Friday

Reservations

7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Vehicle Operations

6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OFFICE HOURS:

Franklinton Administrative Office (OPEN)

Bogalusa Administrative Office (OPEN)

Monday-Friday

7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

CLOSURES:

Franklinton Senior Center (CLOSED)

Pine Nutrition Site (CLOSED)

Angie Nutrition Site (CLOSED)

Bogalusa Senior Center (CLOSED)

***COVID19 UPDATE***

Transportation services are provided Monday-Friday to essential businesses such as medical, drug store, grocery store, and bank.  Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020 other non-essential trips may resume on a first come, first serve basis.  In order to comply with social distancing guidelines, trip loads will not exceed 3 passengers per vehicle Passengers must consent to a temperature check and wear a face covering while in transport.

(masks are available)

***In order to ensure passenger safety, vehicles are cleaned and disinfected daily.***

***Fare collections have been suspended until further notice, 2020***

***COVID19***

The Govenor of the State of Louisiana has stated that reopening Louisiana will be done in phases.  According to the Office of State Fire Marshall Open Safely Guidelines,  Washington Parish Council on Aging Senior Centers will not be allowed to open until Phase II or III.  Dates for Phase II and Phase III are not available at this time.  

Meals will continue to be delivered to qualifying seniors at home until Council on Aging facilities are allowed to open and provide services safely. 

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Independence Day
Labor Day
Washington Parish Fair (Wed)
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Mardi Gras
Good Friday
Memorial Day