The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department strives to cultivate the best quality of life for persons age 50 plus. Programs are designed for active senior adults and individuals faced with the challenges of mature living. Our benefits counselors are available to assess your eligibility for federal and state assistance programs for seniors.
The eight senior centers which are located throughout Corpus Christi offer a variety of programs and activities designed to meet the social, recreational, nutritional, educational, and health needs. Please call for more information.
► VIDEO - Free in CC, Senior Center Programs (January 25, 2018)
Summer 2023 Weekend Events Calendar
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Mark your calendar to join us for these seven fun events to be offered at City senior centers.
"Beat the Heat" Cooling Centers
June 12 to September 29
Reliant’s Beat the Heat Program in partnership with Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation will provide a safe way for Corpus Christi residents to stay cool during the hottest days of summer. We would like to remind residents without adequate air conditioning that various senior centers and libraries are open to the public and available during normal business hours.
We invite you to join our on-site service inside four participating senior centers or through our curbside service.
COOLING CENTERS SCHEDULE:
Broadmoor Senior Center
1651 Tarlton Street
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Oveal Williams Senior Center
1414 Martin Luther King Drive
Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lindale Senior Center
3135 Swantner Drive
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ethel Eyerly Senior Center
654 Graham Road
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We currently provide meals at seven senior centers and home-delivered meals to home-bound elderly individuals through our Meals On Wheels program. A nutritionally balanced, dietitian certified lunch is served Monday through Friday. For more information on the Senior Center Meal Program, please call the senior center nearest you. Learn more about the Meals On Wheels program.
Senior Companion Program
Senior Companion volunteers provide assistance with daily living tasks and companionship to home-bound and disabled seniors. Senior Companions must be age 55+ and meet established income eligibility guidelines to serve 15 to 40 hours per week and receive hourly stipends. This program is federally funded by AmeriCorps Seniors. Read more about the Senior Companion Program.
► VIDEO - Apply to be a Senior Companion (January 2019)
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
The Corpus Christi RSVP is federally funded by AmeriCorps Seniors. Since 1977, the City of Corpus Christi has been the local sponsor. The RSVP program serves all of Nueces County and currently has over 385 active volunteers. RSVP staff match volunteers’ interests and schedules with several opportunities through non-profit agencies called Volunteer Stations that are registered with the RSVP program, with services including clerical and administrative duties, fundraising assistants, special project coordinators, receptionists, thrift and gift shop clerks, computer assistants, as well as numerous long-term, ad-hoc or short-term assignments. Read more about RSVP ► Enrollment Form ► Volunteer Stations
SENIOR CENTERS & CONTACT INFORMATION
List of senior centers, addresses, phone numbers, hours of operation, and more.
Senior Community Services Administration Office (361) 826-3150
Meal On Wheels Program (361) 826-4120
Senior Companion Program (361) 826-3154
Celebrate your special occasions at our senior centers. You have several options with six centers located throughout the city. Book your next birthday and graduation parties, bridal and baby showers, family reunions, office parties/functions, and other special events with us. A rental includes the use of the social hall, and kitchen, along with tables and chairs.