Services for Seniors (Ages 55+)

Brown Bag Program
Located at the Gilroy Senior Center, this program distributes a bag of nutritious food every Thursday morning to low-income seniors who meet age and income eligibility requirements. For further information, please call the Second Harvest Food Bank Hotline at 1-800-984-3663.

Lunchtime Nutrition Program
Mt. Madonna YMCA is the Senior Center Nutrition Provider, which is funded by Santa Clara County. Lunch is served Monday-Friday at 11:30 AM. Suggested donation is $3 for anyone 60 and over, if you are under 60 it is $8. The nutrition site coordinator and cooks are Martha Lizzara and Alma Ramos.

Coordinating services and support systems for all seniors in Santa Clara County (legal, housing, employment, counseling services). Available daily from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Meals On Wheels
Call 408-975-4862 to schedule delivery of well-balanced, nutritious meals for homebound seniors.

Memorial Fund
Established to benefit the senior community, monetary donations go directly toward senior programming. Acknowledgements are sent to show our appreciation. Your gift may be sent to: Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA  95020.

S.A.L.A. (Senior Adult Legal Assistance)
Call 408-846-0414 to schedule an appointment for free legal assistance. SALA lawyers are on-site every other month to answer legal questions on various senior-related topics.

Santa Clara County Transportation Program
Senior and Handicapped Flash Passes are available at the Gilroy City Hall Finance Department for a fee.

Senior Advisory Board
Meeting is on the third Monday of each month. The Board makes suggestions to staff on Center programming and other important senior issues. Meetings begin at 10:00 AM in the Senior Center Meeting Room. All are welcome.

Senior Transportation Program
The Senior Transportation Program provides transportation alternatives for Santa Clara County seniors 65 years of age or older, so they can travel to destinations that support their efforts and maintain their health and welfare. For further information, please call 408-436-2865.

Senior Excursions/Casino Trips
The Gilroy Senior Center offers a multitude of trips and excursions throughout the year. Call 408-846-0414 for information on upcoming events.

Gilroy Senior Center Clubs
The Gilroy Senior Center has many clubs to offer. Come by and join a club or start one of your own. The current clubs are: Bridge Club, Latin American Community Club, Gilroy Senior Craft Store, and Filipino-American Club.