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Durham Center for Senior Life - Congregate Meals

Information provided by: Durham System of Care

Durham Center for Senior Life (DCSL) offers congregate meal services at three satellite Senior Centers in Durham The DCSL Congregate Nutrition Program provides an atmosphere of socialization and fellowship that is supplemented with nutritious meals at no cost to senior members. These well-balanced meals are available at all 3 DCSL locations, Monday through Friday from 11:30 pm to 12:30 pm. Currently, our Congregate Meal Service provides meals to approximately 60 individuals daily. There are eligibility requirements to participate in this program. To be eligible for the program, you must: Be 60 years of age or older OR be a person under the age of 60 with a disability (with proof of disability status) Complete a registration application If you do not meet these requirements, we offer special eligibility for others. To meet our special eligibility requirements you must: Volunteer at a Congregate Meal site. Any person who volunteers and is under the age of 60 who assists with the operation at our Congregate Meal sites is eligible if they work 20 hours per quarter. Accompany your spouse that meets the eligibility requirements. An underage spouse is eligible to attend the Congregate Meal Service if the older adult spouse meets the requirements for Congregate Meals. Accompany someone with a disability to the Congregate Meal Service. A person who attends the Congregate Meal Service with a person who is disabled can receive a meal. Call Ahead to Confirm Event, due to COVID-19 Schedule Changes 7 | DCSL | September 2021 WEEKLY PROGRAM CALENDAR Legend TuesdayMonday AR - Activity Room AS - Art Studio BR - Board Room CR - Classroom ER - Exercise Room FC - Fitness Center RR - Rec Room LC - Lower Commons THTR - Theatre TR - Tech Room V - Virtual C-Cafe 8:40am-9:40am Muscle Pump (Max Capacity 20) ER 9:00am-4:00pm Fitness Center Drop in (Max Capacity 8) FC 9:00am - 4:00pm Pool Drop In RR 9:00am - 4:00pm Computer Drop In TR 10:00am -11:00am Total Body Workout (Max Capacity 20) ER 10:00am-12:00pm Ping Pong AR 10:00am-11:00am Strong & Steady V 1:00pm - 2:00pm Bible Study (Max Capacity 16) THTR 9:00am-4:00pm Fitness Center Drop in (Max Capacity 8) FC 9:00am - 4:00pm Pool Drop in RR 9:00am - 4:00pm Computer Drop In TR 10:00am - 11:00am Beginning Yoga (Max Capacity 15) ER 11:00am - 12:00pm American Sign Language BR 11:30am - 12:30pm Belly Dance (Max Capacity 20) ER 12:00pm -4:00pm Pinochle RR 1:00pm-2:00pm Sudoku CR DCSL senior center locations JFK Towers & Little River are currently closed for daily programming, alternative programs are available at DCSL Main Center. Curbside meal deliveries are available at atellite locations.
  • Address JFK Towers
    4900 North Roxboro Rd
    Durham, NC 27704
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  • Address Little River Senior Center
    8305 Roxboro Road
    Bahama, NC 27503
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  • Address WD Hill Senior Center
    1308 Fayetteville St
    Durham, NC 27707
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  • Phone 919-688-8247 Durham Center for Senior Life Downtown
  • Phone (919) 477-6066 Little River Senior Center (Monday - Friday 08:30am - 1:30pm)
  • Phone (919) 748-1422 DSCL at JFK Towers (Monday - Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm)
  • Information on Senior Congregate Meals
  • Durham Center for Senior Living Facebook Page
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  • Hours11:30 am-1:00 pm M-F
  • Area(s) Served:Durham, NC
  • Specific Populations Served:Seniors
  • Funds:n/a
  • Fees:N/A
  • Application Process:Call or visit website for additional information.
  • Eligibility Requirements:Over 60 years old, be disabled, volunteer 20+ hours for congregate meals, accompany spouse eligible for program
  • Application Wait:varies
  • Service Wait:n/a
  • Payment/Insurance Accepted:n/a
  • ADA Access:yes
  • Transportation:Durham Center for Senior Life will provide transportation to and from the congregate meal site using Durham County ACCESS.

FAX Numbers

  • 919-683-3406


  • English

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Record last updated: Oct 16 2023 11:09AM