314 South Broadway in Albert Lea, MN
Call for a Reservation
Ride requests are taken TWO days in advance.
|Ride||Date to schedule by|
|Monday||by noon on Thursday|
|Tuesday||by noon on Friday|
|Wednesday||by noon on Monday|
|Thursday||by noon on Tuesday|
|Friday||by noon on Wednesday|
Monday – schedule by noon on Thursday
Tuesday – schedule by noon on Friday
Wednesday – schedule by noon on Monday
Thursday – schedule by noon on Tuesday
Friday – schedule by noon on Wednesday
We encourage a contribution of $10.00 for rides within Albert Lea.
For rural addresses and destinations outside of Freeborn County, the contribution rate will vary with miles driven.
- Persons 60 and over
- Medical Assistance
- Veterans to VA Hospital
- State Contracts:
- A/C, EW, CADI
- Individual and Program Contracts
Types of Rides
- Beauty shop/barber
- Visiting friends & family
- Going out for coffee
- grocery shopping
- Volunteer Sites
- Senior dining sites
- Personal appointments
“The list is endless for all rides within the city.”
You may purchase Taxi Vouchers at Senior Resources. They are available for one-way rides anywhere within the city limits of Albert Lea. The cost per voucher is $8.75
Although vouchers can be used anytime, we suggest using vouchers for evening and weekend hours when our volunteer drivers are not available.
Adverse Weather Policy
Please listen to KATE Radio (1450 AM) for cancellations or late starts for Albert Lea Schools
When schools are closed for adverse weather conditions, Senior Resources will NOT offer Ride Services.
Should schools be delayed for two hours, its at the drivers discretion if they choose to drive that particular day. Senior Resources ride services staff will call and let you know if your driver will be picking you up or not.
Senior Advocacy is one of four programs supported by Senior Resources of Freeborn County.
The programs of Senior Resources are provided on a non-discriminatory basis for the use of all older people regardless of race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin. This complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Senor Resources relies on public support, bequests, and contributions.
The Senior Advocacy Program is funded through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Area Agency On Aging and is an extension of the Senior Linkage Line.
Contributions are received from the Freeborn County United Way, city and county dollars of Albert Lea, and other local funders.
Senior Advocacy provides information and assistance to Freeborn County residents over age 60, such as:
- Chore services
- Senior drug programs
- Medical assistance
- Social Security
- Home health care
- Medical referrals
- Energy assistance
- Food support
- Telephone aids
- Telephone assitance programs
If your questions is not listed please call us.
What is Chore Services
Chore Services helps individuals maintain their independence, staying in their own homes as long as possible, and helps enhance their quality of life.
Chore Services are provided to those aged 60 and over and the disabled population.
Services Provided by Chore Services:
- Lawn mowing
- Storm window & screen removal
- Minor repair and fix up
- Hedge trimming
- Snow removal
- Small painting projects
Caring for an elderly family member or friend may be gratifying, it can also become exhausting.
Supporting both the physical and emotional health of the primary caregiver helps ensure continuing care for the person who needs it.
Family Caregivers Network provides the encouragement and support needed to empower caregivers.
Respite Care provides a volunteer to stay with the care receiver, giving the primary caregiver a break from the everyday routines of caregiving.
Monthly support groups meet the 3rd Thursday of each month. Respite care is available during this time. Call 377-7433
Education and training for both caregivers and volunteers is available throughout the year.