Programs & Services

The Fitchburg Senior Center is located at 14 Wallace Avenue The Center is accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. We are open Monday 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's. 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.

Meal Programs

The Fitchburg Senior Center is a Montachusett Opportunity Council (MOC) Daily Meal site Monday through Friday. Reserve your meal a day before by calling 978-345-8504 before 11:30 a.m. The daily menu is available at the Senior Center or in the monthly newsletter.

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 to schedule an appointment with a SHINE counselor (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders) or a Medicare Adviser. Get more information on health care sessions, Blood Pressure Clinics, Legal Assistance with an Elder Law Attorney, Travelling Hairdresser and Notary Services.

Other Programs & Services

Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group
  • Located at the Highlands
  • Phone: 978-353-7216

Community Legal Aid of Central MA    

  • Fitchburg Office is located at 515 Main St, 3rd Floor
  • Phone: 8978-516-5155
  • Website

Elder Helpline

  • Phone: 1-800-243-4636, TDD/TTY 1-800-872-0166
  • Sponsored by Elder Affairs and Mass Home Care
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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

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 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

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