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Email:Senior Center
Telephone: 408-615-3170
Fax: 408-246-0176

Monday – Friday
7:00A – 4:30P

9:00A – 11:30A

1303 Fremont Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Services Overview

At the Senior Center, we provide many free services.  Please call the Front Desk at 408-615-3170 to make your appointments.  Some of the services include:


Care Management
Care Management empowers older adults to live at home safely and independently. The care manager provides information, support, and the advocacy needed to make decisions about care and to gain access to resources. The care manager assesses needs, helps create an individualized care plan, and offers ongoing support to older adults and their families.

  • Intended for ages 60+
  • Appointments are made for:
    • In home assessment
    • Connection to community resources
    • Service coordination with community resources

More information on our Care Management Services.

Legal Assistance
Free legal assistance is provided by Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA). Specialties include: public benefits; long term care; elder abuse; housing; Medicare HMO, supplemental insurance, long-term care consumer disputes; incapacity planning; probate alternatives, and simple wills. You can schedule an appointment by contacting the Front Desk.

Dates: Every other Wednesday
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Requirements: Intended for ages 60+

Income Tax Assistance
This free tax service assistance is sponsored by the AARP foundation in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service throughout the year. AARP tax-aid volunteers are certified by the IRS to provide free tax preparation services.


Tuesdays and Thursdays through the tax season.

By appointment throughout the rest of the year.

Health Insurance & Medicare Counseling (HICAP)

HICAP offers information and assistance on Medicare related issues.   This service is provided by Sourcewise ( and is available on to anyone on medicare.

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Emergency Cell Phones Provision

Free cell phones can be obtained at the Senior Center for making 911 calls only.  Stop by the Front Office Desk to inquire about receiving an emergency cell phone.

Health & Wellness
Our Health & Wellness program promotes health and independent living by connecting Santa Clara seniors to services, information, and activities.  The Program’s Registered Nurses, in partnership with the Senior Center’s Care Manager, work on situation requiring an in-depth assessment or on-going support.

  • Intended from ages 50+
  • Appointments are made for:
    • Healthcare Education
    • Healthcare Coaching
    • Social Engagement 
    • Home Visits
    • Blood Pressure
    • Drop-Ins:
      • Support Groups
      • Blood Pressure Clinic

More information on our Health & Wellness Program.

Senior Peer Advocates (SPA)

SPA assists seniors with facing the challenges of getting older. SPA volunteers are trained to provide information and assistance to connect you to community resources. SPA appointments are free and available through the Senior Center Front Desk.

Dates: Mondays
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Intended for ages 60+
  • Appointments are made for:
    • Community Resources
    • Community Services
    • Community Benefits:  transportation; housing; food; healthcare; caregiving/family support; legal services; and social/educational activities

Notary Service

Trusts, loan and/or mortgage documents are not eligible for this free service. This free service is done by appointment only at various times during each month. The signer must be present and provide government issued identification.

Dates: First and Third Monday afternoon of each month
Time: 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Dates: Second and Fourth Wednesday morning of each month 
Time: 7:30 am - 9:45 am
  • Intended for ages 50+
  • Speak English
Last updated: 6/19/2014 4:24:19 PM