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Get Up & Go is supported by gifts
to the PJCC and grants from: The
Jewish Community Federation and
Endowment Fund and The Jewish
Community Endowment Newhouse
Health; The Peninsula Health Care
The Metropolitan Transportation
Commission’s New Freedom Fund.
The PJCC offers many other classes, musical programs and events throughout the year.
We need people like you to drive, escort, or answer phones for the Get Up & Go program.
Call us today! 650.378.2750
Need transportation for your event? PJCC buses are available for rent! For rates and availability, contact Crystal Dyfoon at email@example.com or 650.378.2716.
Donations help us provide valuable programs and services.
You make it possible!
Round-trip transportation for either programs or errands: $6
Programs: First time: $5 Thereafter: Free
Additional Older Adult Programs at the PJCC
PJCC - Get Up & Go
800 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
Get Up & Go Program - 650.378.2750
PJCC main number - 650.212.PJCC (7522)
Title VI Compliance
As a recipient of federal funding for senior transportation, the PJCC provides the opportunity to file a discrimination complaint pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Please see our Title VI Compliance Statement for specific information about how to file a complaint.
Title VI Complaint Form - English
Get Up & Go | Senior Transportation Program | San Mateo County | PJCC
A transportation and activity program for
older adults who do not drive
The Get Up & Go program provides a way for those who don't drive to be more independent through our transportation services. It also provides opportunities for older adults to participate in engaging activities with others.
Get Up & Go was nominated for the Jewish Community Federation's Program of the Year.
Take a look at our Get Up & Go brochure.
Personalized Transportation Assistance
Take advantage of this low-cost shared ride transportation program Monday, Tuesday and Friday of each week. Escorts are provided as needed. This service enables non-driving older adults to “Get Up & Go” to medical and dental appointments, or for errands such as food shopping. Personal or family caregivers may be transported free of charge.
In addition, if riders need a helping hand, volunteers are available to help with:
- Door-to-door Transportation
- Stepping on and off the bus
- Walking to destinations
- Handling some packages while shopping
Reservations are required no later than the Wednesday in the week prior to the date transportation is needed. Call 650.378.2750 for information.
Hear what people are saying about this great program!
“A wonderful, reliable service – kudos to all your drivers. Makes me feel part of the community and they are right on time.” – Pat B.
Have a Heart! Help Isolated Seniors.
Imagine you are an older adult:
- You live alone in a house or apartment…
- Your children have moved to the far reaches of the country…
- You feel isolated and alone…
- You don’t drive anymore…
- You’re on a fixed income and can’t afford to take a cab to your medical appointments or to go grocery shopping…
THERE IS AN ANSWER…AND IT INCLUDES YOU!
Volunteer to be part of the team of Get Up & Go, the PJCC’s award -winning transportation and socialization program for older adults who no longer drive.
- Volunteer Drivers
In the comfort of your own car, drive someone to medical appointments or to the market for groceries.Driver Requirements: Clean driving record, reliable car, a few hours a week on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays. Occasional availability is fine.
What's in it for you?
- Satisfaction of helping frail seniors stay in their homes instead of moving to an institution.
- Joy in “giving back” to someone who needs help.
- Opportunity to get to know interesting and experienced people.
- Being productive in your spare time.
- Cultivating a warm and supportive community.
- “Paying it forward” so someone will be there for you one day when you need it!
Call Betty Burr at 650.378.2698 to get started!