Programs & Services
The Fitchburg Senior Center is located at 14 Wallace Avenue. The center is accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. We are open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offer free Wi-Fi, free use of the pool and Ping-Pong tables and a free lending library of books and DVDs. We provide a variety of services and programs for seniors and their families that include:
Information & Referral
Call 978-829-1790 for information about services available for older adults through the Senior Center, and through other local and national agencies. Our monthly newsletter contains information regarding special events and a daily calendar of activities. The Newsletter is available at the Senior Center, the Fitchburg Municipal Offices, and online at the Fitchburg Council on Aging website.
Armory Cafe Meals
The Fitchburg Senior Center offers meals three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:45am for a suggested donation of $3 a meal. Please make sure to reserve your meal at least a week ahead of time by calling 978-829-1790. The menu is available at the Senior Center and on our Facebook page.
Aging Services of North Central Mass: (978) 537-7411
Information & Referral, Home Care Resources,
Protective Services, Caregiver Support, Housing Support, Money Management Support
Adult Day Centers: Manor on the Hill (978) 537-1661, Active Life Adult Day Center (978) 400-7604
Alzheimer/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: Contact: Bob Cote (978) 549-1458 Leominster Public Library 1st Tuesday/Month 6-8pm
Call2Talk: (508) 532-2255 confidential emotional support
Community Legal Aid of Central MA (free): (978) 516– 5155 www.communitylegal.org | 515 Main St, 3rd Floor
Elder Helpline: Mon-Fri 9a-8pm, Sat 9am-1pm (800) 243-4636 | TDD/TTY (800) 872-0166
Executive Office of Elder Affairs: (800) 922-2275 Report Elder Abuse Open 7 days a week 24 hours a day.
Food Pantry: Ginny’s (978) 537-1387, Catholic Charities (978) 840-0696, Salvation Army (978) 342-3300, Spanish American Center (978) 534-3145
Fuel Assistance: MOC Inc. (978) 342-4520, Salvation Army (978) 342-9407
In-Home Hairdresser Services: Glam on the Go-Please see her ad in this newsletter for more info: (978) 868-0742
Emergency Shelter: (978) 345-3050 Our Father’s House 55 Lunenburg St.
Housing-Fitchburg Housing Authority: (978) 342-5222 fitchburghousing.org
Mart Transportation: (978) 345-7711 ext. 3, ADA Transportation: www.mrta.us/services/ada-van-service Routes: http://www.mrta.us/routes-schedules
MassOptions: Free referral service (844) 422-6277 www.MassOptions.org
MOC Meals on Wheels: (978) 345-8501 Home delivered meals
SHINE Medicare Help: (508) 422-9931
SNAP Assistance: DTA office (978) 665-8700, see Jennifer in Senior Center office for more information
Social Security Help: (877) 319-0728, 881 Main St #1, Fitchburg or www.ssa.gov
Spanish American Center: (978) 534-3145, 112 Spruce St, Leominster
TeleCheck: Telephone check-in service for older adults living at home (508) 573-7200 Intake Dept.
Mass Ride Match: https://massridematch.org/. A one-stop searchable directory of public, private and accessible transportation options in Massachusetts
Veterans Department: (978) 829-1797, New Home 2nd Floor of the Senior Center!
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