Direct Services

Below are services provided at the Pasadena Senior Center through the Social Services Department and are provided free of charge, unless otherwise noted. Please call the numbers listed or the Welcome Desk at (626) 795-4331 for information, registration and appointments. For information on services not listed below, please contact Carmen Macias, Manager of Social Services at (626) 685-6732.

  • AARP Smart Driver Courseis a two-day course offered various Saturdays each month from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. and is designed to improve driving abilities in older adults. One day refresher courses are also offered various months. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. Preregistration with payment (check or money order) is required. For dates and further information, please call (626) 795-4331.
  • Braille Institute offers two programs. Braille class meets Thursdays from Noon to 2:00 p.m. It is a combination of educational programming with information and speakers, and a support group for individuals with low vision. 
  • Bus Tokens are available to low-income seniors 50 years or older who reside in the Pasadena area. A picture ID and an income statement are required and quantities are very limited. For dates of distribution and further information, please call (626) 685-6732.

  • Caregiver Education & Support Groups are offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Reservations are not required and walk-ins are welcome. For further information, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Case Management, provided by YWCA Intervale, is offered to English and Spanish speaking clients one the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 9:30 -11:30 a.m.. Appointments are required and can be made by calling (626) 795 - 4331.

  • Chair Yoga is offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Registration is required so please call (626) 795-4331.
  • Food Distribution Program is held on the 1st Friday of the month from 9:00-10:30 a.m. The program is currently accepting new clients. If you are 60 years or older and meet low income guidelines, you may qualify. You must provide your Los Angeles County ID and an income statement. For more information, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Health Fairs are offered the 3rd Friday of each month from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Vascular health screenings are now offered, as well as a Medical Safety Identification program (bring a list of medications, doctors and emergency contact information and they will be placed on a personal identification card free of charge). Other available services include hearing, blood pressure and glucose screenings, counseling, health and community resources. For further information, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy is offered twice a month. Trained counselors provide unbiased information and counseling on Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D and Cal MediConnect. Appointments are required so please call (626) 795-4331.

  • Hearing Screenings & Hearing Aid Consults are provided by Hear Center on the 3rd Friday of the month at 9:00 a.m. Call (626) 795 -4331 for an appointment; walk-ins are also welcome.

  • HIV Supportive Services for Seniors are offered in conjunction with the City of Pasadena Public Health Department and John Wesley Community Health Institute. For more information, please contact John Ruggles, MFT (323) 223-7717.

  • Home Tea Program is available to homebound seniors 50 years or older. Tea and an inspirational card are sent home each month. If you would like to have tea on us, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Hot Lunches are served each weekday. Reservations must be made by noon, at least one day in advance by calling (626) 685-6751. $3.00 donation ages 60 and older, $5.00 for under 60. Review our Senior Café Menu.

  • Legal Consultations are offered on certain issues on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.. For eligibility and appointments, please call (626) 795-4331.

  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution is offered on the 4th Thursdays of the month at 10 a.m. Please call (626) 794-4331 for an appointment.
  • Memory Loss Lectures are designed to help seniors understand memory problems and address concerns. Various series are offered throughout the year. For a schedule and to register, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Pasadena Water and Power Discount is available to seniors 50 years or older with limited income. For information, call (626) 685-6732.

  • Podiatry Clinical Care provides on-site foot health assessment and treatment services, including diabetic care on the 1st Thursday and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9:00 a.m.- noon. Medicare billing is available or a $35 fee for service. Appointments are required, so please call (626) 795-4331.

  • Rediscovering Hope is a group for those who are grieving the death of a loved one and meets Thursdays at 3 p.m. For further information, please call Jody Casserly, LCSW at (626) 918-2273, ext 7455.

  • Taxi Vouchers are available on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. to low-income seniors 50 years or older, who reside in the Pasadena area. A picture ID and proof of income is required and two vouchers are given. Quantities are limited. For further information, please call (626) 685-6732.

  • Telephone Reassurance offers daily calls to homebound seniors to provide support and contact with others on a regular basis. To be placed on the list, please call (626) 685-6733.



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Phone: (626) 795-4331
Fax: (626) 577-4235
Lunch Reservations: (626) 685-6751

Pasadena Senior Center
85 East Holly Street
Pasadena, CA 91103