CITY OF POMONA COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - SENIOR ADULT SERVICESwww.ci.pomona.ca.us
The agency provides cooling centers, nutrition programs, services for older adults, services for people with disabilities and transportation for people who live in the Pomona Valley area. The agency also acts as a cooling center during hot summer months. There are age, income, and geographic restrictions for some programs.
499 E. Arrow Hwy.
Palomares Park Senior Center
Pomona, CA 91767
CROSS STREET: Orange Grove Ave.
(909)620-2324(Service/Intake and Administration)
(800)664-4664(Service/Intake)
(626)914-5471(Service/Intake) - After Stroke Group
(909)620-2056(Service/Intake) - Membership/tour reservations
SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS
The program provides a variety of services for adults 50 years and older who live in the Pomona Valley. Services include adoption and foster/kinship care support groups, bereavement support groups, blood pressure screenings, case/care management, federal income tax information, legal counseling for adults 60 years and over, Medicare information/counseling, recreational/leisure/arts instruction, senior centers, senior ride programs, and specialized information and referral for older adult issues. Age and geographic restrictions apply to some programs.

Staff provide specialized information and referral for community services for older adults, including local housing referrals. In addition, case management services are provided by appointment. Health services include blood pressure screenings and other health screenings that are periodically offered at the three senior centers. Legal services are also available at the centers by appointment only. The legal program is provided by Bet Tzedek. Services are restricted to low-income seniors, age 60 and older. Income tax assistance is offered, seasonally, for older adults, age 55 and older, who need help filling out their federal and state income tax forms.

Tri-City Mental Health Services provides a grief loss support group.

Senior recreational activities include arts and crafts, dance, exercise, and recreational activity classes; a lawn bowling league, which meets three days a week. Transportation is available for senior residents of Pomona for scheduled center activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Call or walk-in for information or service. Legal services and case management are by appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE
Most services are free. There are fixed fees for some recreational classes.