The Thompson Center operates a door-to-door transportation program for seniors and disabled community members from the towns of Barnard, Bridgewater, Pomfret, and Woodstock.
Local transportation to and from the Thompson Center is provided Monday through Friday between 8:30am – 3:00pm. Please call the Center by 8:30AM to request rides for that day. Local stops in Woodstock at the grocery store, pharmacy, Health Center, etc. can be arranged as well. Suggested minimum donation: $5 per ride round trip
Please note: Although we give priority to seniors and those in our service area, we try to accommodate others on our routes whenever possible. Please contact our Outreach Manager with any questions. 457-3277
West Lebanon Shopping Trips The Thompson co-sponsors a twice monthly “Woodstock Shopper” bus route with Tri-Valley Transit (formerly Stagecoach) connecting Randolph, Barnard, Bridgewater, Pomfret, Woodstock, and Quechee to retail stores in West Lebanon. This service runs the first and third Wednesday of each month, but in light of increased Covid cases and Vermont State travel recommendations, the service will be re-routed to Rutland until further notice. Reservations on this route must be made in advance by contacting the Tri-Valley Transit office at 802-728-3773. Tri-Valley transit has extra safety precautions and dividers in place between seats and all riders must wear masks. Call to take advantage of this service for grocery or holiday shopping or other necessary errands. Please call with any questions. See the bus route and schedule here.
Medical Rides to and from appointments to all Upper Valley providers can be arranged directly through Tri-Valley Transit at 802-728-3773. A minimum of 48 hours notice is requested for scheduling.