Older Adult Programs

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SENIOR CENTERS ARE OPEN!

For more information on how to join a center or what to expect when the centers reopen, please call (602) 262-7379.​

Members of the Senior Centers in need of in-home meal service can coordinate by ​​reaching out by phone to their senior center.

 

Seniors Using Computers.jpgSENIOR CENTER HOURS

All 15 Senior Centers are now open for in-person programming. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, Senior Centers will remain at half capacity with a reservation process in place that offers daily morning and afternoon sessions. Face masks and temperature checks will be required to enter the facilities.

Call your local senior center if you would like to register or for more information on how to join a center: (602) 262-7379 or visit: phoenix.gov/HumanServices.

The Human Services Department provides programming and services for older adults at 15 senior centers.  Each center provides a wealth of opportunities for activity, education and personal development. 

Click here to learn more about Senior Center ​programs. 

 

CONGREGATE MEALS

Congregate meals contain one-third of the daily recommended dietary allowance as determined by the dietitian for the state of Arizona. Meals are served at each of the city's 15 senior centers Monday through Friday, however lunch times may vary between centers. Please call or read the center calendar for lunch service times.

There is no charge for meals for individuals age 60 years or older or disabled adults, however we do ask for contributions.  Contributions are used to fund and maintain the meal program.   All contributions are confidential and are accepted on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.  The city of Phoenix hopes if you can contribute, you will.   However, an inability to contribute will not prevent you from receiving a meal.  Center participants under the age of 60 and/or not disabled, are required to pay a nominal fee for each meal. 

Menus are posted to assist older adult and disabled clients in planning their visits to the center to enjoy their favorite noon meals with new or long-time friends.  Lunch reservations are requested three days in advance of the meal(s) and may be made when attending the center or by calling the senior center.

Senior Center Congregate Menu​​.


HOME DELIVERED MEALS

The home delivered meal program is a referral-based program, which prepares and delivers nutritionally-balanced meals to home bound Phoenix residents age 60 years or older or disabled adults. To qualify for this program, residents must contact the Area Agency on Aging's Senior Helpline for enrollment.

Home Delivered Meal Menu