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Aging Services Division
Aging Services Division

Senior Centers

Berkeley senior centers offer a variety of enrichment activities and support services designed to empower seniors in our community to learn, grow, and discover new ways to be actively engaged in living. 

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Please help us keep our staff and visitors safe. 

Wear a mask
Face coverings are required inside City facilities, even if you are vaccinated.

Stay home if you are sick
If you have a cough, fever or other COVID-19 symptoms, please do not put others at risk by entering a City facility.

Get Vaccinated
COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free to everyone. See upcoming clinics and learn more at cityofberkeley.info/vaccine.

North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Phone: (510) 981-5190
Hours: TBD




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Henry Ramsey Jr. South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis Street
Berkeley, CA 94703

Phone: (510) 981-5170
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 

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Participant Rules & Guidelines 

Enrichment Activities

"The Nugget" (Monthly Newsletter)
See the latest schedules for classes and activities, field trips, shopping and errands, free movies, events, presentations, workshops, and more!

Support & Resources

Caregiver Support
Services are focused on supporting efforts of family and community members who have taken on the responsibility of caring for older adults.

Information & Assistance for Seniors
Seniors and caregivers can consults with a specialist about local resources and receive individualized assistance.

Social Services & Case Management
Our Social Services staff provides consultation and referral in many areas of concerns for seniors in our Berkeley community. 


Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels provides home-delivered, well balanced meals to homebound seniors, 60 years of age or older, in Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville. 

Tri-City Café 
Tri-City Café offers casual, reasonably priced, lunchtime dining for senior center members.


Transportation Services
Berkeley senior centers provide transportation and access to recreational and educational activities in the community.

Berkeley Rides for Seniors & the Disabled (formerly Berkeley Paratransit Services) (Taxi Scrip)
Assists Berkeley residents with disabilities, and those 70 years of age or older by providing four programs that enhance access to different transportation services.

Getting Involved

Volunteer Opportunities  
There are many opportunities to support seniors in our community by volunteering at a senior center or with Meals on Wheels! 

Additional Resources

Facility Rental
Both senior centers have a large dining & multipurpose room, and several medium and small rooms available for rent for your next event!

Berkeley Older Adult Resource Guide

2-1-1 Information & Referral Phone Line 
The City of Berkeley supports the 2-1-1 Information and Referral Phone Line to help people find affordable housing and critical social services in Berkeley and in Alameda County. 










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Questions or comments? Email: seniors@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-5200
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903