Senior and Community Services

Serving Westlake Residents of All Ages

The Senior and Community Services Department offers programs and activities to enrich the lives of the 50 plus population at Westlake Center and provides a system of social services for Westlake residents of all ages. A variety of social, educational and recreational activities are offered as well as health screenings and other wellness programs.

The social service staff of the department serves as a resource for information, emergency food for qualified Westlake residents, discount program applications and offers a daily safety phone check and transportation for older and disabled adults.

Westshore Seniors 

Westlake engaged in an initiative with 7 neighboring senior centers to provide one (1) website that compiles all of the centers' activity calendars and information in one easily searchable location:

Residents who are 50 or older in any of the participating communities can attend programs and activities at any of the centers. 

Donation and Sponsorship Opportunities

The Community Services Department greatly appreciates the help individuals and organization provide by supporting activities, programs and client services for older adults. Sometimes these gifts are made in celebration of a loved one's birthday, anniversary, or other special event, in sympathy, or in memorial of a loved one. Some donations may be tax-deductible. Find more details in our donations and sponsorships (PDF) form.

Food Pantry

The food pantry also relies on donations from the community and local businesses to provide food and personal care items to qualified Westlake residents.  The food pantry is available year round to Westlake residents with limited incomes.  It includes an emergency three-day food supply of non-perishable food as well as holiday food baskets. 

Annual Sponsorship Breakfast

The annual Sponsorship Breakfast is held each November where current and prospective sponsors can see the events and activities available for sponsorship in the following year.  A sponsorship might be providing centerpieces or giveaways, underwriting a speaker's or entertainer's fee or underwriting a lunch where opportunities are available for small group activities of 10 to larger groups over 100.  The breakfast also provides an opportunity for sponsors to network.  

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