The Senior Assistance Center

For over 34 years, we’ve lent a hand to thousands of Denver-area seniors living below the poverty line and are faced with an emergency. Our work helps our clients remain self-sufficient and independent, live with dignity and pride, and ensure that no senior is without necessities like food, shelter, or access to public services. Preventing eviction and utilities shut-off, providing for medical needs, food and emergency necessities are some of the many services we offer.

Information & Referrals – The Senior Assistance Center at their office can direct clients to the appropriate county of Human Services for more information on state and local programs; TANF, Food Stamps, Housing, Social Security benefits, provide referrals upon request to outside organization for further client assistance. We also work with AARP Senior Employment program 720-946-3025 to assist seniors with employment services. Help is available at The Senior Assistance Center office Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Clothing Bank

Provides clothing, coats, shoes, books, small household items to seniors at a small cost.

 Clothing Bank opened to Seniors every Thursday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Senior Assistance Center Clothing Service
Bus Tokens Service

Bus Tokens

The Senior Assistance Center only provides bus tokens for Medical Appointments, Employment, and food bank.

We give out 2 free bus passes per week to everyone 55 and older.

Valid for R.T.D. bus service or light rail fare.

Living Will

 Living Will Form PDF

The Senior Assistance Center has at their office forms provided at no cost for medical durable power of attorney for health care decisions, declaration as to Medical or Surgical treatment, and information on Colorado Living Will Law of 1985. Or download a pdf by clicking the button above. Forms available for pickup at The Senior Assistance Center office Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.   Click here to access more information regarding what a Living Will is all about.

Living Will Information Service
mobile equipment the Senior Assistance Center offers as a service

Durable medical equipment.  LOANERS  no charge.

The Senior Assistance Center supplies our clients with  walkers, canes, crutches, and wheelchairs to those in need of medical equipment

For information on what is available call 303-455-9642 Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Information & Referral Services

The Senior Assistance Center at their office can direct clients to the appropriate county of Human Services for more information on state and local programs; TANF, Food Stamps, Housing, Social Security benefits, provide referrals upon request to outside organization for further client assistance. We also work with Senior’s Resource Center to assist seniors with employment services.  We do not provide medicine or medical services.

If you have a problem or a need, we may have a resource to help you.  Please call Intake at 303-455-9642
at The Senior Assistance Center office Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

The Senior Assistance Center services clients in need of help with housing

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Providing finance assistance to Seniors who are facing eviction. The amount of aid varies by need.

 

Who is eligible?    poverty

  • Seniors age 55 years of age or older, whose income is at or below 130% of the Federal poverty level.
  • A resident of the Denver County area.

What is needed?

  • Photo I.D.
  • Proof of Address
  • Verification of income
  • Current lease or rental agreement
  • Must provide a three-day demand for payment (eviction notice) if applicable.

How to apply?

  • MUST call Janet Schuers for an appointment first.
  • Days and Times to call: Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: 303-455-9642
  • or email: client@seniorassistancecenter.org