Worcester, MA

Elder Affairs

Related Pages: Office of the City Manager » Elder Affairs

The Elder Affairs Division enhances the well being of the senior population by optimizing services on behalf of mature adults and their families.

Q:
What are your office hours?
 A:

Our office and the Worcester Senior Center are open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Telephone calls are answered through 5:00 PM.

Q:
Is there an age requirement to participate at the Senior Center?
 A:

No. While most programs are targeted towards older adults, younger people often receive services for caregivers or participate in inter-generational programs.

Q:
Do I need to join the Senior Center in order to participate?
 A:

No. There is no membership required, although registration is encouraged. Membership in the Friends of Worcester's Senior Center, Inc. will provide you with certain benefits such as receiving the monthly newsletter by mail.

Q:
Where is the Senior Center located? How do I get there?
 A:

The Senior Center is located in a beautiful, renovated building on Vernon Hill with plenty of free parking at 128 Providence Street. WRTA bus #1 and #11 stop at the Senior Center; WRTA also provides curb-to-curb ADA transportation. Please call (508) 799-1232 for help with this application. To arrange transportation to the Senior Center on the ESWA meal site van, please call (508) 852-3205.

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