Buena Park Senior Activity Center
We are OPEN! 7:30am -5:30pm Monday - Friday
The Buena Park Senior Activity Center is OPEN. We are hosting activities and programs including: Senior Fitness Facility, computer lab and support groups by appointment. Senior classes including exercise, line dancing, pickleball, Bingo, and ballroom dance are back in full swing. Please view "The Key" for more details.
Senior Lunch Café Program has converted to a frozen meal grab and go via walk up. This program occurs every Tuesday between 11:00 am -12:00 pm at the back flagpole, look for the Veterans Monument. While supplies last. Call (714) 236-3870 for more info. Provided by Meals on Wheels OC
Senior Grocery Program will be at 10:15 am on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. This will be a walk up process. While supplies last. Call (714) 236-3870 for more info. Provided by Second Harvest OC.
Food Distribution Program will be 7/14/2021 at 8:30 am. This will be a walk up process. While supplies last. Call (714) 236-3870 for more info. Provided by Second Harvest OC.
For additional food resources please dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898-211, or visit www.211oc.org.
Senior Non-Emergency Transportation Program takes seniors to medical appointments, grocery shopping and prescription pickups. These trips are scheduled 8:00 am - 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please call (714)236-3870 for more information or to enroll in the program.
Social Services Program - Are you seeking resources or are you in need of talking to someone abut your feelings or one of life's challenges? Please leave a message for Senior Outreach Worker LCSW Rosemary Nielsen at (714) 236-3876. She is in the office on Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 am -5:30 pm.
Our mission is to provide the mature adult population in the community with a diverse offering of recreational, educational, social and human service programs in environments which promote a spirit of dignity and limitless potential for later life enrichment.
Our goals are to enhance quality of life, nurture talents and skills, foster social interaction, and support independence and self-determination.
Helpful Information and Resources for Seniors
- Free Emergency Preparedness Information
- "Baby Boomers are Getting Older"
- County of Orange, Housing Authority (Affordable Rental Housing List)
- Orange County’s Office on Aging
- Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
- Arthritis Foundation
- Alzheimer's Orange County
Classes will resume in person starting August 16, 2021. Participants who previously enrolled in NOCCCD or NOCE classes will need to reenroll, email email@example.com or call (714) 236-3870 to find out more information.
These services are offered periodically.
- Alzheimer's Caregiver's Support Group
- Food Distribution (USDA -EFAP, Senior Grocery Program) 2nd Tuesday
- Legal Aid Provided by Community Legal Aid SoCal Phone appointments are available (800) 834-5001
- Meals on Wheels (Meals on Wheels OC Home Delivered Meals & Buena Park Meals on Wheels)
- Medicare Counseling (HICAP) Phone appointments are available (714) 479-0107
- Outreach Services (714) 236-3876
Our Social Worker will acquaint you with the many services at the Senior Activity Center and connect you with county and local non-profit programs. Call for an appointment (714) 236-3876.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals on Wheels of Buena Park (a local non-profit) will deliver meals to your home Monday through Friday for a nominal fee if you are home bound and unable to prepare your own meals. Volunteer drivers are always needed for this program. Call (714) 995-5826 for more information on this great program
NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION
If you are need of transportation to medical appointments, call (714) 236-3870 for registration and information. Must be over 60 and a Buena Park resident. A suggested donation of $1.00 each way. Rides are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.
The Meals on Wheels OC Lunch Café is more than just a meal. It gives seniors the opportunity to enjoy a hot, well-balanced, nutritious meal in the company of other seniors. Stop by any morning, Monday through Friday and enjoy an interesting speaker, entertainment, or maybe a special party. Lunch is served at 11:30 am for a $3.00 donation. For more information call (714) 826-1930 or (714) 236-3870. During the COVID-19 crisis the Senior Café program will be a frozen meal grab and go every Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:00pm. Call (714)236-3870 for details.
Persons looking for more information on Senior Food Distribution, Medical Transportation, Affordable Housing, Assisted living facilities and much more - follow this link to the Orange County Office on Aging: www.officeonaging.ocgov.com.