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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 those 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 of individuals in our community age 50 plus. Please call for more information.

► VIDEO - Free in CC, Senior Center Programs (January 25, 2018)

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Art from the Wise Heart

"Arte del Savio Corazon" Art Show
at the Galvan House in Heritage Park (map)
Opening Reception: December 8 from 5 – 7 pm
Exhibition: December 8, 2018 – January 8, 2019

The exhibition is sponsored by the Mayor's Council on Aging in collaboration with five local organizations which includes the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department. Donations will benefit the continued art by our community seniors and the Meals On Wheels program. Deadline to submit art is December 3, 2018. For more information, contact Xavier Gonzales at xavier.gonzales@tamucc.edu.

The Flyer provides more details about art submissions and the event. 

Call For Entries Information and Form

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PROGRAMS

► CALENDAR OF EVENTS  -  November 2018   December 2018

Nutrition Services

We provide meals at all eight 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. Read 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 is a program of the Senior Corps. Read more about the Senior Companion Program.

Corpus Christi RSVP

The Corpus Christi RSVP is federally funded by the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS). 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. This is a program of the Senior Corps. Read more about the RSVP program.  Enrollment Form.  Volunteer Stations.

Senior Corps Fact Sheet

SENIOR CENTERS & CONTACT INFORMATION

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Broadmoor  l  1651 Tarlton St.   l  (361) 826-3138

Ethel Eyerly  l  654 Graham Rd.   l  (361) 826-2330

Garden  l  5325 Greely Dr.  l   (361) 826-2345

Greenwood  l  4040 Greenwood Dr.  l  (361) 826-1368  

Lindale  l  3135 Swantner Dr.  l  (361) 826-2340

Northwest   l  9725 Up River Rd.  l  (361) 826-2320

Oveal Williams  l  1414 Martin Luther King Dr.  l  (361) 826-2305

Zavala  l  510 Osage St.  l  (361) 826-3099

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Senior Community Services Administration Office (361) 826-3150

Meal On Wheels Program (361) 826-3150

Senior Companion Program (361) 826-3154

RSVP Program (361) 826-3136

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► FACT SHEET

List of SCS program sites, addresses, phone numbers, hours of operation and more.