Senior Services

Senior Services Program Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Our Senior Services Program offers senior citizens, 60 years and over an opportunity to eat healthy meals, socialize, stay active and be able to lead a healthier lifestyle. We serve nutritious well balanced noon meals, Monday to Friday, 12 noon to 1 pm. We also offer a variety of daily structured health and wellness activities, both educational and recreational.

Activities include: Exercise, Health & Wellness presentation and screening, table games, sewing class, arts & crafts, cultural enrichment activities, holiday and birthday celebrations, special events and field trips and many more fun activities. We have many partnerships/sponsors for these activities.

We also partner with the SAFB providing Monthly Distribution, every 2nd Wednesday of the month. To sign up for this program, clients can call our Social Services Worker – Veronica Gonzales – for an appointment.

Transportation is provided in the immediate community; other seniors use VIA Trans, regular VIA bus, dropped off and picked by relatives and other drive here on their own.

Uniqueness of Senior Center – building of its own, friendly and caring environment, handicap accessible, on a bus line, services provided, five days a week, Monday to Friday – 8 am to 5 pm.

Plus – Senior Center is housed in a multiservice agency, allowing seniors access to other social services to include emergency assistance with basic needs of food, clothing, utility and holiday assistance, free income tax program, assistance in filling benefit resource forms, and information/referrals.

Contact Persons:

Sylvia Villarreal, Senior Center Manager

Lucy Pantoja, Social Services Director

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