The Civic Center will be closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Ohio. Please continue to monitor this website for future COVID-19 updates including reopening of the Civic Center.

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The Mission of the Garfield Heights Senior Center is to provide a range of services, activities and volunteer opportunities which promote independence for older persons.

The Garfield Heights Senior Center is located in The Civic Center, 5407 Turney Road and is presently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

For details, contact us at 216-475-3244 or fax 216-475-3257.

 

Kathy Rush-Parsson, LSW, Director of Social Services
krush-parsson@garfieldhts.org

Laketia Gaston, Clerical Support
lgaston@garfieldhts.org

Joseph Snyder, Administrative Assistant
jsnyder@garfieldhts.org

 

SENIOR CENTER REGISTRATION FORM

 

Senior's Zoom Chat with Mayor Burke

The City of Garfield Heights is inviting you to a scheduled weekly Zoom meeting, which will be hosted by Mayor Matt Burke.  Meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  For more information, please click here.

 

On-Site Services

  • Suspended indefinitely

In-Home Services

Supportive Services

Applications

  • Water and sewer discounts (Homestead & Disability)
  • Homestead exemption
  • HEAP - Ohio Energy Assistance (discounts for gas, October to March)
  • Home maintenance loans/grants

Tax Assistance

  • Free income tax assistance provided by trained AARP volunteers
  • Call in January to schedule your appointment

Senior Activities

All activities have been suspended indefinitely.

Senior Transportation

Transportation Services- Click here for Registration

  • Transportation is provided by the City of Garfield Heights for residents 60 years of age or older or those who have disabilities. Transportation is available within established geographic boundaries. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. Priority is given for dialysis patients and medical appointments. The service that is provided is curb-to-curb (riders must be able to board and deboard independently with minimal assistance). All buses are wheelchair accessible.
  • To register, schedule a ride or for more information, call the Senior Center at 216-475-3244.

For more information regarding transportation for Seniors, please click here.

Food/Nutrition Programs

Montly Food Pantry

  • Sponsored by the City of Garfield Heights. The Food Pantry is available to income-qualifying residents on the third Wednesday of every month, between the hours of 1:00 - 2:00 p.m and the third Thursday of every month between the hours of 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Senior Market Program (Temporarily Canceled)

  • The Greater Cleveland Food Bank delivers fresh produce to the Garfield Heights Senior Center to be distributed to senior citizens in the surrounding areas.
  • The Senior Market Program is open all to all persons aged 55+ living in Garfield Heights and surrounding cities. It is held on the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.