The Surprise Senior Center is the hub for connection, activities and programs for adults age 50 and better and adults with disabilities.
For the month of June, the Senior Center is offering free trial memberships for new participants. The membership fee will begin July 1, for one year.
The fee is $12 for Surprise residents and $15 for non-Surprise residents. Many social programs, crafts, lifelong learning opportunities and a congregate meal program are a few of the ongoing programs available throughout the year.
The Senior Center also offers a fitness membership for an additional cost (some rules and restrictions apply).
For information, contact the Surprise Senior Center at 623-222-1500.
The Surprise Senior Center is located at 15832 N. Hollyhock St.
• The Surprise Resource Center partners with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to offer food boxes to anyone in need, to help offset their food costs. An individual can receive one food box a month with a picture ID.
Additionally, through Aug. 2, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance will also be offering free summer lunch to those 18 years of age and younger. Both of these programs are available only during resource center operational hours.
Resource center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday.
The Resource Center is at 12425 W. Bell Road, Ste. 124. Contact the Resource Center at 623-222-1600.
• Veteran services and resources are available at the Surprise Resource Center in partnership with Northern Arizona University, AmeriCorps Program, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and Community Bridges Be Connected. Services are available to the local veteran community and their families.
For assistance or more information, contact Allison Wisniewski at 623-222-1658.
Circle the City gave a presentation to the Veterans, Disability & Human Services Commission in June.
Circle the City is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, federally qualified healthcare organization whose mission is to create and deliver innovative healthcare solutions that compassionately address the needs of men, women, and children facing homelessness. Their model of care includes outpatient care, medical respite care and mobile medical care.
The group serve more than 8,000 people a year, connecting many to stable, long-term housing. For information about Circle the City, visit CircleTheCity.org or call 602-776-0776.
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