Free Cooling Center Rides during Heat Waves

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is offering free transportation to help older adults and adults with disabilities cope with heat waves.

SCES is providing round-trip cab rides to local cooling centers for older adults during heat waves this summer. To arrange for transportation, call 617-628-2601 and ask for the Transportation Department.

For information about when the cooling center at the Cambridge Senior Center is open, call 617-349-6220.

For information about when the cooling center at 167 Holland St. in Somerville is open, call the city 311 Constituent Services number.

Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is a non-profit agency that supports the independence and well-being of older adults in Somerville and Cambridge. Contact our Aging Information Center at 617-628-2601 or for free advice and guidance, or visit us online at