THE EVANS SENIOR CENTER

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Town of Evan Senior Center is to empower adults age 50 and over for social connection, promote independence by providing opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities that sharpen the minds and improve the physical and emotional health of its members.

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Veronica Sullivan
Director of Senior & Youth Programs

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con address 999 Sturgeon Point Road
Derby, New York 14047

WELCOME!
Friendships begin at the Town of Evans Senior Center


947-0974

Come and Join the Fun!
Anyone 50 years of age or older is welcome.

Goals:

•To develop meaningful opportunities and teach skills through a variety of activities.

•To promote opportunities for interactions with the community and other participants for social enrichment.


To create programs that encourage continued independence for all members.

•To offer services and life-long learning opportunities that enrich and enhance participant's quality of life and positive feelings of self-worth.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

Membership:

There are no dues to be a member at the Town of Evans Senior Center.  To join in, all one has to do is be present (and fill out a simple form).  Stop in once and a while or everyday - VOILA!  You have become a member.  As a member you must be a resident of the Town of Evans.  Non-residents are welcome as a guest of yours.

Senior Programs and Services:

Older, active adults are invited to enjoy meaningful person and group activities offered at the Town of Evans Senior Center.  Services and programs include an integrated array of advocacy, health, nutrition, social services and leisure activities in addition to:


•Speaker Seminars
•AARP Smart Driving Course
•Referral Services, Information and Resources

•Bingo
•Exercise Classes
•Open Gym with Exercise Equipment
•Numerous Workshops
•Cards, Games, Coloring Corner & Puzzles
•Computer Lab for Beginners
•Lunch Program
•Events and Picnics for Seniors
•Travel Club
•Horseshoes (seasonal)
pdf Activity Schedule

Nutrition Services:

Partnership with Erie County allows us to provide a nutritional meal Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon for a suggested contribution of $3.00 per meal.  Please call the center to make reservations for luch 2 weeks ahead @ 947-0974.

image Dining Menu 2019 February
pdf Dining Menu - 2019 March

Transportation:

The Town of Evans offers two option of transportation:
Evans Senior Van, which provides transportation to the Senior Center and directly back to the individual's home Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 3:00pm.  Please call the Senior Center prior to the day of pickup. The Fee for each ride is $2.00 both ways.
Erie County Senior Services - Going Places Van - Provides transportation to the following:   
1.) Medical Appointments
2.) Food and Nutrition (Stay Fit Lunch Programs and grocery stores)
3.) Personal Business
4.) Social Activities
Erie County Going Places webpage

Rural Transit Service

•Transportation service is from 8:00am - 3:00pm.  Phone (716)858-RIDE or (716)858-7433 between 8:30am to 4:30pm.  You must call the number to find out how far in advance you need to reserve your ride for Monday - Friday.  Please note, however, there is no transportation on Thursdays.  FEE:  $3.00 each way.

Volunteers:

It takes a lot of time and effort to run a successful Senior Center.  Volunteerism serves both the donor and recipient.  Our Center is looking for generous people to volunteer their time to fulfill tasks that are needed to help run the Center more smoothly;  such as cooking, serving our clients at our daily nutrition lunch program, leading various scheduled programs and activities, teaching classes, bingo calling, decorating the Center for parties and changing seasons.

Veronica Sullivan
Director of Senior and Youth Programs
Phone (716)947-0974

999 Sturgeon Point Road
Derby, New York 14047
Hours:  Monday - Friday
7:00am - 4:00pm

Erie County Senior Services 858-8526
Website: Erie County Senior Services

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EMERGENCY RESPONSE FOR SENIORS & DISABLED

If you or someone in your household is disabled or have special needs, the people whose job it is to respond when you call for help in an emergency need to know. Whether it affects your entire community, your street or just your home, seconds can make a life or death difference.  That's why we encourage you to take a minute to fill out this form below and return it to the address provided below.

For more information you can contact the Evans Police Department at 549-3600.

Click below to view and print out the Emergency Response form.
  image Emergency Respone Form For Disabled & Seniors

Senior Citizen Advisory Board

2019

Veronica Sullivan, Recreational Director for Senior and Youth Programs
Kimberly Johnson
Barbara Schmidt
Tony Montoro, Jr
Jeneen Hill
Truman Partridge
John Kennedy

Senior Citizen Advisory Board Meeting Schedule
Traditionally the Senior Advisory Board meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 6pm at the Senior Center, corner of NYS Route 5 and Sturgeon Point Rd., Derby.


If the meeting date falls on a Holiday then then the meeting would be on the following  Monday.

Contact Veronica Sullivan, Director, with any questions about the Advisory Board and their meeting dates 947-0974.

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