Summit County Senior Services & Resources
Mission StatementThe Community Center focuses on health, wellness and social programs targeting the 50+ population
Summit County Government provides a wide array of resources and services for local seniors, including assistance with health-related needs and legal services. Some of the programming offered is funded in-part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Community Service Block Grant.
Ask a Lawyer
Colorado Legal Services offers free, monthly clinics the first Thursday of each month from 4:30pm to 6:00pm at 1-800-521-6968, and the third Wednesday of the month from 5:00pm to 7:30pm at 1-844-404-7400. These clinics are accessible to low-income and senior clients. It provides brief, one-on-one legal advice in the areas of family law, tenant/landlord law, protection orders, consumer/collections, protection orders and small claims.
Our one-on-one care navigation program provides consultation to help clients manage their needs, understand the resources available to them, and receive assistance with application processes. Our Care Navigator provides free care navigation services to seniors and will also assist their families to help navigate community resources and determine eligibility for public benefits. Contact us at (970) 668-2943 to set up an appointment.
Caregiver Support Group
This group meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Senior Center. Walk-ins are always welcome. Those who have a friend or family member for whom they are caring, or who are experiencing any form of memory loss, are encouraged to come get support and resources to assist them. For more information, contact the Senior Center at (970) 668-2943.
Respite Volunteer Program
Provides all the training and support you will need to volunteer to provide essential respite services to full-time family caregivers and their care recipients. You can be the difference! Please call (970) 668-2943 for more information.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Timberline Adult Day Services, located in the Community & Senior Center, has a selection of DME available as short-term loaners for folks recovering from surgical procedures or for rehab. DME includes walkers, crutches, commodes, wheelchairs and more. A donation to Timberline is encouraged. Please call at (970) 668-2952 for more information.
Homemaker services may be available to individuals who require assistance in their homes with tasks they are no longer able to physically perform. For information or enrollment, call 970-668-2940.
In Home Assistance
There are several organizations that offer In Home Assistance. Call our front desk (970) 668-2940 for this information.
Mountain Meals on Wheels
Our meal program is available to all seniors in the County. This service is available short-term if you are recovering from surgery or other medical conditions. We also offer meals to homebound individuals. Meals are delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $8 per meal. Volunteers delivering meals also perform "wellness checks" and bring the local newspaper - all with a smile!
Volunteers are available for those who need transportation to medical appointments locally, Eagle County and the greater Denver area. Two weeks advance notice is requested. Contact our front desk at 668-2940.
Trained volunteers are available once a month to assist in answering your questions about Medicare. To schedule an appointment, please call (970) 668-2940.
We offer in house lunches on Thursdays and Monday Night Dinner once a month. Our goal is to provide nutritionally balanced meals for all aspects of our Mountain Meals Program.
- Monday Night Dinner is a bi-weekly social event with Happy Half Hour starting at 5:30pm and dinner served at 6:00pm. Cost is $20/person, at the door.
- Tuesday and Thursday Lunches at noon are also social events but on a smaller scale with a more intimate crowd. The cost of the meals is $8/person, at the door.
- For menu information on any of our nutrition programs, contact our front desk at (970) 668-2940. To sign up for lunch or dinner, please call (970) 668-2940.
We have a volunteer phone tree set up for seniors who live alone and would like check in calls. For more information, call (970) 668-2940.
Public Notary Services
We are able to notarize important documents for you at the Senior Center. Please call 668-2940 to schedule an appointment.
We are always looking for volunteers to assist the Summit County Senior Citizens, Inc. with their activities and fundraisers. For more information, contact our front desk at (970) 668-2940.