Providing older adults with information, education, stimulation, recreation, socialization, transportation, wellness and outreach
The mission of the Scituate Senior Center is to promote the physical,
intellectual and emotional wellness of our community of older adults
by cultivating connections, fostering independence and
enhancing quality of life.
When calling our main number, 781-545-8722, listen to the automated message to be directed to the appropriate staff person or press "0" for the Front Desk. Leave any contact information that is helpful, including cell phone and e-mail if you have it. Please see the Classes and Activities tab for our current programs, many of which require advance sign-ups, including lunch.
Outreach & Wellness Services
Outreach Services are offered to the senior (60+) and disabled adult population of Scituate to assist with applications for financial and benefit assistance, including SNAP (Food Stamps), Fuel Assistance, Housing, and Medical Insurance, as well as information or referral to Meals on Wheels and the Food Pantry.
We have a SHINE volunteer counselor to assist individuals and couples turning 65 or older with information on Medicare and appropriate health insurance programs for their needs and related health insurance matters.
We have rotating local attorneys providing complimentary appointments one time per month, resource information for caregiving, and monthly appointments with the Town Nurse to check your blood pressure or assist with other questions.
We also offer monthly appointments with providers in Reflexology, Reiki, Footcare and Manicures and Pedicures for a modest cost.
The Scituate Senior Center/Council on Aging provides transportation services to Scituate adults 60+, and those who meet ADA requirements for general rides WITHIN Scituate as able, as well as rides to and from Medical appointments in the area, including out-of-town as far as Boston.
Scheduled trips to the local markets as follows:
Market Basket: 1st and 3rd Thursday
Scituate Food Pantry: Please call if you need transportation assistance.
Please contact our Transportation Coordinator at 781-545-8872 for any transportation requests or questions. Rides within Scituate should be schedule at least 2 days in advance; out-of-town medical rides should be scheduled at least 5 days in advance. For new clients, a brochure should be requested and signed in order to begin to schedule rides with the Senior Center.
The new GATRA "Go" ON DEMAND Seacoast service replacing the SLOOP schedule is operating Mon-Fri from 7:30AM – 5:30PM; Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Sunday 12:00PM - 5:00PM.
You may call 800-698-7676 to request a ride/pick up at your home along the previously designated SLOOP route AND a drop-off destination also along the previous route. A return ride may be scheduled at the same time. You may also "download" the GATRA GO "application" to your cell phone and schedule a ride with the "tap" of a button. Please call the Senior Center if you need assistance with learning to use the APP or in calling for a ride. Rides are $2.00 each way.
|Activities & Volunteer Coordinator
|Food Service Manager
|Social Day Program Coordinator