Services and Programs

The Woburn Senior Center is located at 144 School St in Woburn.

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We currently offer the following amenities: morning coffee; free use of pool tables; a free lending library of books, magazines, books-on-cassette, DVD’s and VCR tapes.

We provide a variety of services and programs for seniors and their families that include:

Information and Referral 

Call 781-897-5960 for information about services available for seniors through the Council on Aging/Senior Center, and through other local and national agencies.  Our monthly newsletter contains information regarding our free weekly lecture series, monthly trips, special events, and a daily calendar of activities.  The Newsletter is available at the Senior Center, City Hall, Woburn Public Library, and also via the mail.

Transportation Services

The Woburn COA offers seniors curb-to-curb Van Services with a handicap accessible van and a Senior Discount Taxi Program.  Please call 781-897-5964 at least 24 hours in advance to request a ride to the Senior Center.  Volunteers are available in the Senior Discount Taxi Office (781-897-5970) Monday through Thursday, 10am-1pm.

Meal Programs 

Congregate and Home-delivered Meals available at the Senior Center via Minuteman Senior Services. Please call Minuteman directly to sign up for this service. 781-272-7177

Outreach 

The Outreach Department provides information and referral for legal issues, housing, consumer protection, medical concerns, health care proxy/advance directives & other senior issues via telephone, office, and/or home visits.  Assistance is also provided to fill out applications, such as SNAP (formerly food stamps), and Registry of Motor Vehicles documents.  Assistance with cell phones and other devices may also be available.

Senior Issues Lecture Series

Wednesday lecture series begins with a breakfast buffet at 9:45 a.m. for those attending the lecture – at a cost of $2 per breakfast and continues with a free lecture at 10:30 a.m.  Call Judy Tanner at 781-897-5963 for a listing of upcoming lectures.  This group is sponsored by “Friends Helping Seniors, Inc.” and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

Services Available

Call 781-897-5960 to schedule an appointment for any of the following services:

SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders)

Podiatrist

Blood Pressure Clinic

Hearing Tests

Haircuts

Legal Assistance with Elder Law Attorney

Fuel Assistance *appointments must be made through ABCD 781-322-6284, and only during the months of November-March

AARP Tax Preparation*only during tax season

Senior Citizen Property Tax Work-off Program

An annual program funded by the City of Woburn. Senior Citizens of Woburn work within a Department of the City, to earn a maximum property tax exemption of $1,500.00. Participants must meet specific income eligibility requirements. Income may not exceed $45,000 for a single-family household and $55,000 for a couple. For further details please call 781-897-5961

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an important aspect of the Woburn Senior Center.  To learn more about volunteer opportunities, call our Volunteer Coordinator at 781-897-5963


See the Woburn Senior Center monthly newsletter at: ourseniorcenter.com/find/woburn-senior-center