senior services

The mission of the Senior Services Program is to provide services that promote independence and quality of life for people age 60 and residing in Pittsylvania County. There are five categories of services provided:

         ·Transportation - individuals age 60 and over are eligible for transportation services, if they lack the ability or means to transport them to congregate meals sites in Pittsylvania County. A limited amount of transportation of dialysis patients is also provided. Transportation is provided on a fixed route basis.

         ·Checking Services - this service involves calling or visiting older persons at their residence to check on them to make sure they are well and safe.

         ·Socialization/Recreation - this category of service provides an opportunity for older persons to participate in constructive social experience and leisure time activities.

         ·Volunteer Programs - this category of service provides an opportunity for the community to do volunteer work in aging programs and for the elderly to do volunteer work in the community.

         ·Health and Fitness Program - involves activities designed to prevent disease and promote the health of older persons. Activities are: chair exercise, nutritional counseling, health screening and health education and information.

For further information please use the following contact information:

Pittsylvania County Community Action, Inc.
Senior Center
Connie Mitchell, Program Director
508 N. Main Street * PO Box 1119
Chatham, VA 24531
Ph: 434-432-9545

mitchellc@pccainc.org

Porshia Jones, Assistant
508 N. Main Street * PO Box 1119
Chatham, VA 24531
Ph: 434-432-9545

pjones@pccainc.org