Programs & Services

The Fitchburg Senior Center is located at 14 Wallace Avenue The Center is accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. We are open Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offer free Wi-Fi, free use of the pool and Ping-Pong tables and a free lending library of books, magazines, and books-on-cassette and CD. We provide a variety of services and programs for seniors and their families that include:

Information & Referral
Call 978-829-1790 for information about services available for seniors through the Senior Center, and through other local and national agencies. Our monthly newsletter contains information regarding our day trips, special events, and a daily calendar of activities. The Newsletter is available at the Senior Center, the Fitchburg Municipal Offices, online at the Fitchburg Council on Aging website, and also via the mail. To subscribe to our monthly newsletter mailing please contact us at 978-829-1790.

Meal Programs
The Fitchburg Senior Center is a Montachusett Opportunity Council(MOC) Daily Meal site Tuesday through Friday. Reserve your meal a day before by calling 978-345-8504. The daily menu is available in the Senior Center monthly newsletter. Brown Bag meals are also available! To arrange for a brown bag meal please register with Jessica at 978-345-8501 ext. 306.

Home delivered meals are also available through the MOC Meals on Wheels program. Contact 978-345-8501 to register.

Services Available
Call 978-829-1790 for schedule of SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders) health care sessions, Blood Pressure Clinics, Hearing Tests, Haircuts, Legal Assistance with Elder Law Attorney, and AARP Tax Preparation.

Other Programs & Services

Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group
  • Located at the Highlands
  • Phone: 978-353-7216
Community Legal Aid of Central MA    
Elder Helpline
  • Phone: 1-800-243-4636, TDD/TTY 1-800-872-0166
  • Sponsored by Elder Affairs and Mass Home Care
Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Family Health Center
  • Location: 275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg
  • Phone: 978-665-5901
  • By appointment only
Fuel Assistance
Salvation Army    
  • Phone: 978-342-9407
New England Farm Worker’s Council
  • Phone: 978-342-4520
Joe For Oil
  • Phone: 877-563-4645
Montachusett Home Care
Caregiver Support Group - Leominster
  • Phone: 978-466-5434
Montachusett Home Care Corporation
  • Phone: 800-327-5050
  • Confidential toll free HELP line
MOC Brown Bag
  • Phone: 978-345-8501, ext. 353
  • Food distribution
MOC Elder Services
  • Phone: 978-345-8501 ext. 306
  • Elder Home Repair Program
MOC Meals on Wheels
  • Phone: 978-345-8501
  • Home delivered meals
Massachusetts Senior Legal Helpline
  • Phone: 866-778-0939
  • For age 60 plus. Free information
Salvation Army Food Pantry   
  • Phone: 978-342-3300