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Senior Centers, Programs & Groups
The following is a listing of Senior Centers and other groups which offer programs for older adults in Onondaga County . These programs address the socialization, educational and recreational needs of older adults. Some may also be a point of entry into the health and human services network to assist seniors in accessing needed community resources. Many publish newsletters listing their programs.

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SeniorCenters Interest & Cultural Groups Recreation Exercise

Camillus Senior Center
25 1/2 First Street, Camillus, 13031 Phone: 672-3163 Open M-F 9:30 AM—3:30 PM

Canton Woods Senior Center
76 Canton Street, Baldwinsville, 13027 Phone: 638-4536 Open Mon & Tue 8:30 AM—8:30 PM Wed—Fri 8:30 AM—4:30 PM

Canton Woods Senior Center
76 Canton Street, Baldwinsville, 13027 Phone: 638-4536

Center for New Americans
503 North Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208 Phone: 422-1593

Cicero Senior Center
5924 Lathrop Dr., Cicero, 13039 Phone: 452-3298 Open Mon, Thr, Fri 10:00 AM—4:00 PM Tue 12 Noon—8:00 PM Wed 10:00 AM—8:00 PM

Clay Senior Center
4492 Route 31, Clay, NY 13041 Phone: 652-3800 Limited hours—open only for scheduled programs

Clover Corner Senior Center
401 South Ave., Syracuse, 13204 Phone: 476-6982 Open M-F 9:00 AM—2:30 PM

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DeFrancisco Eastwood Senior Center
401 S. Midler Ave., Syracuse, 13206 Phone: 437-4011 Open M-F 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Dewitt Senior Programs
5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057 Phone: 446-9250 First Unitarian-Universalist Church 250 Waring Road, Syracuse, NY 13224 Mondays 9:30 AM-4:00 PM Collamer Happy Timers—Collamer United Church 6865 Fly Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month 9:30 AM-3:00 PM Holy Cross Church 4112 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13214 Mon 1:00 AM-3:30 PM 50+ Club East Syracuse—Emmanuel Episcopal Church 400 West Yates Street, East Syracuse, NY 13057 Tue 9:30 AM-3:00 PM Jamesville “Young at Heart” - Jamesville Fire Station Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville, NY Tue & Wed 10:00AM-2:00 PM

Dunbar Association
1453 South State Street, Syracuse, NY 13205 Phone: 476-4269 Open Mon 9 AM-11 AM Fri 9 AM-12:30 PM

Fayetteville Senior Center
584 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville, 13066 Phone: 637-9025 Open M-F 9:00 AM—4:00 PM

Ida Benderson Senior Center
205 S. Salina St., Syracuse, 13202 Phone: 473-4434 Open Mon-Sat 9:00 AM—4:30 PM

Jordan/Elbridge Community Center
Rt. 31, Jordan, NY 13080 Phone: 689-3431

Jewish Community Center
5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt, 13214 Phone: 445-2360

Open M-F 10:00 AM—5:00 PM

Manlius Senior Centre
1 Elmbrook Drive West, Manlius, 13104 Phone: 682-7889 Open M-F 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

McChesney Park Rec. Center
2300 Grant Boulevard, Syracuse, NY 13208 Phone: 473-2673 Open M-F 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Page 126 Onondaga County Department of Aging & Youth

Northeast Senior Center
716 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse, 13203 Phone: 472-6343

Open M-F 9:00 AM—2:00 PM

Onondaga Senior Center
4834 Velasko Rd, Syracuse, 13215 Phone: 469-3464 Open M-F, 8:30 AM—4:30 PM, Summer hours 8 AM-4PM

Pioneer Homes Coffee House
1001 S. McBride Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: 473-8431

Open M-F 8:30 AM—5:00 PM

Robert Cecile Community Center
176 W. Seneca., Syracuse, 13205 Phone: 473-2678 Open M-F 10:00 AM—3:00 PM

Salina Civic Center
2826 LeMoyne Ave., Mattydale, 13211 Phone: 455-7096 Open M-F 8:30 AM—5:00 PM

Salina Seniors
Salina Town Hall, 201 School Road, Liverpool, NY 13088 Phone: 455-7096 Meet on Tuesdays at 1:00 PM

Salvation Army Adult Community Center
677 S. Salina St. (mailing address) 749 S. Warren St. (center address) Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: 479-1309 Open M-F 8:30 AM—5:00 PM

Silver Fox Senior Social Club (Social adult day program)
22 East Genesee Street Baldwinsville, NY 13027 Phone: 635-5335 Open M-F 7:30 AM—6:00 PM

Southeast Asian Center
503 North Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208 Phone: 422-1593

Skaneateles Community Center
97 State Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152 Phone: 685-5607 Call for Programs

Skaneateles Seniors
Phone: 685-7195 or 685-7579 Monthly Meetings

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Tulip Street Center
St. Joseph’s the Worker Parish Center Sixth & Tulip Streets, Liverpool, NY 13088 Phone: 457-9840 Tue & Thur 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Tully Seniors
Tully United Community Church, Meetinghouse Road, Tully, NY 13159 Phone: 696-8066 Tue 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Westcott Community Center
826 Euclid Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone: 478-8634 Open: M-F 8:30 am -5:30 pm

Westside Senior Center
135 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, 13204 Phone: 466-5711

Special Interest Groups
Gay & Lesbian Resources
PFLAG Syracuse
c/o First United Unitarian Church, 250 Waring Rd., Syracuse, NY 13224 Phone: 446-5940
Support for parents of homosexuals and transgendered persons. Monthly meetings with speakers on relevant topics; educational printed and video materials available.

Pride Community Center of CNY, Inc. 745 North Salina Street, PO Box 6608, Syracuse, NY
Phone: 426-1650
Provides support and encouragement via programs and services to empower individuals to accept and celebrate sexual and gender identities. Services provided include NYS Department of Health HIV Testing Site, speakers bureau, lending library, and information and referral services line.

S.A.G.E. /Upstate, Inc. - Senior Action in a Gay Environment 316 Catherine Street, Syracuse, NY 13208 Phone: 478-1923
Serves as an agent for older gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons by providing information and assistance in accessing needed medical and social services in a non-threatening environment . S.A.G.E. also provides programs to sensitize those in the medical and social services delivery systems to the needs of older members of the homosexual and transgender community.

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Cultural / Ethnic Groups
Dunbar Center (315)476-4269 1453 South State Street Syracuse New York 13205 Southeast Asian Center (315)422-1593 500 North Salina Street Syracuse New York 13208 Southwest Community Center (315) 476-6982 401 South Avenue Syracuse New York 13204 Spanish Action League (315)475-6153 700 Oswego Street Syracuse New York 13204

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Retirement Groups
7251 Janus Park Drive Liverpool, NY 13088 (315) 458-0050

Institute for Retired Professionals
Meets now at the First Baptist Church of Syracuse, 5833 E. Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville. Program runs from 12-1 PM, w/coffee and tea at 11:30. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. Further information available at SU Continuing Education/University College at 443-4846, e-mail cps@uc., or on the internet at

Prime is a monthly newspaper published by Eagle Newspapers in conjunction with the Onondaga County Office for the Aging. The publication provides information on services, a community calendar of events and special features each month about issues that impact the older population and their families. Prime is a free paper and is available at approximately 400 sites throughout Onondaga County. To submit material for publication, mail to: Prime, 5910 Firestone Dr., Syracuse, NY 13206.

AARP Publications
AARP provides an annual subscription to Modern Maturity, a magazine dedicated to senior citizens, with their annual membership fee. Older women should look for More, a national magazine for female seniors.

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