To provide servies and assistance to help residents of Tangipahoa Parish age 60 and older remain independent and in their own homes as long as possible.
Hot, well-balanced meals served Monday through Friday at five Senior Centers located in Kentwood, Amite, Independence, Hammond and Ponchatoula.
Activities are offered such as exercise, art and computer classes, music, Bingo and other games, information and assistance, telephoning and socialization.
Service provided to the general public Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. within Tangipahoa Parish.
-24 hour advance notice required, first come, first served as space available.
-Schedueling and Dispatching: 985-748-6016
-Fare is $9 per one way trip for anyone under 60 years of age.
Hammond and Ponchatoula City Bus routes are currently operating in one-hour loops within city limits connecting at Northoaks Hospital
-Fare for city bus routs is 50 cents upon boarding
Call 985-748-6016 for more information or to obtain a schedule.
COMUNICACIONES CON LAS PERSONAS LIMITED-ENGLISH PROFICIENT (LEP)
Tangipahoa Public Trnsportation puede proveer comunicacion para las personas que su ingles es limitado, para asegurarles la misma oportunidad de beneficiarse de los servicios.
Home Delivered Meals
Five frozen meals delivered to the homebound one day per week with bread, milk, dessert, and fruit.
Other Services include Homemaker (Light Housekeeping) Caregiver Support, Utility Assistance and Medical Alert Systems.
There is no charge for the services to residents of Tangipahoa Parish age 60 and older; however donations are encouraged. Some suggested donations include $1/meal; $5/trip and $5/homemaker visit.
Services will not be refused for inability to donate.
Activities and services of the TVCOA are open to senior citizens of Tangipahoa Parish without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. There is no distinction in the treatment of recipients and rules of courtesy are applied uniformly to all.
Grievances of discrimination or complaints of unfair treatment may be filed in writing to the executive director at 106 North Bay St., Amite, LA 70422.
TVCOA is an equal employment opportunity agency
Board of Directors
Chairman, Delmas Dunn
Vice Chairman, Carl Wells
Secretary/Treasurer, Tonya Mabry
Gobel Lynn * Derlean Butler
Celestin Harris * Jacki Giesey
Rev. Sherman Berry * Farrah Raborn
Beatrice Nero* Thomas Freeman * David Keys
LeAnne Malnar * Martha Thompson*Jenel Secrease
Regular Meeting held on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month 8:30 a.m.
February 17, 2016 - Florida Parishes Arena, Amite
April 20, 2016 - Tangipahoa Parish Tourist Commission, Hammond
June 15, 2016 - Florida Parishes Arena, Amite
August 17, 2016 - Tangipahoa Parish Tourist Commission, Hammond
October 21, 2016 , Location to be determined