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WELLS COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING

The Wells County Council on Aging (WCCOA) is located at 225 West Water Street, Bluffton, IN. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Bonnie Valind is the Executive Director. The office phone number is (260) 824-1070; the fax number is (260) 824-1010 and the email address is wellscounty.coa@gmail.com

The WCCOA provides transportation  services to the Wells County community, regardless of the resident’s age or income status. Public Transit hours of operation are from 6 a.m. through 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The name of this service is WOW!, acronym for Wells on Wheels. Please call the WCCOA office to inquire about fees and to schedule a ride. Persons age 60+ ride on a donation only basis within Wells County, public fees apply to out-of-county trips. The WOW! fleet includes 14 vans, all of which are wheelchair lift equipped. The agency provides transportation to any Wells County resident to destinations within a 50 mile radius of Bluffton. Transportation to dialysis treatments are also available to persons regardless of age. To schedule a ride or to inquire about services, you can contact the dispatcher directly by calling: 824-4WOW (4969).

Other services provided by the Council on Aging includes: In-Home Services such as Homemaker, Handychore, Assistance to the Homebound, Telephone Reassurance/Friendly Visitor, Information and Referral and Tax Assistance. Case Management, the Nutrition Site and Home-Delivered Meals are also available to Wells County residents. For additional information, please contact the office and ask to speak with Susie Ehlerding.

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