Sunday, April 20, 2014        

Smithfield Senior Center

Karen L. Armstrong

Karen L. Armstrong
Senior Center Director

FUNCTION:  The Smithfield Senior Center provides a variety of services to Senior Citizens.  The Center acts as a source and resource for individuals seeking information on all aspects of senior services.  The department works closely with the Department of Elderly Affairs, Smithfield Police Department, local agency Tri-Town and Northwest Health care services.  The Center strives to meet the needs and desires of the greatest number of seniors in creating organized activities and workshop areas.   The Center also operates a meal site for senior citizens, and provides meals on wheels to a large number of individuals within the community.

 ~ The Smithfield Senior Center is available to rent for your special function ~

 Smithfield Senior Center
Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a van available for senior & disabled transportation?
Yes, transportation is available to Smithfield Seniors 55 years old or older or permanently disabled, for the following:

Service Days Times
Local Hairdressers &
Nursing Homes
Accommodated on an individual basis. Please call 949-4592
Bingo Thursday Pickup starts at 12:00 noon
Grocery Shopping: Stop & Shop and Dave’s Market. Four paper-inside-of grocery-bags only.
Pharmacies:  CVS & Rite-Aid for prescription pickup.
Banks:  Bank RI, Bank of America, Sovereign Bank
Wednesday: Georgiaville Manor, Esmond Village, and Greenville Manor 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Friday: Individual Pick-up of Home Bound Seniors 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon
 
 
   
 van available for senior & disabled transportation If you have any questions regarding the transportation schedule or if you would like to make an appointment please leave a message at the Senior Center, 949-4592.

What programs are available at the Senior Center?

  • Computer Classes
  • Bocce
  • Quilting
  • Billiards
  • High Low Jack
  • Needlework
  • Hand & Foot
  • Indoor Bocce (seasonal)
  • Country Western Line Dancing
  • Bridge
  • Ping Pong
  • Bingo
  • Cribbage
  • Cardio Strength Training
  • Walking club
  • Sunshine Club
  • Special events
  • Holiday Parties
  • Trips
  • Blood Pressure Tests
  • Rummikub
  • Line Dancing
  • Military Whist
  • Canasta
  • Monthly Book Club
  • Scrabble
  • Zumba Gold
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Singing Group
  • YOGA
  • YOGA Dance
  • more!
* Bowling and swimming are available outside of the Senior Center.
* Members are charged a fee for programs that require a paid individual to instruct them.

What is the Senior Center Advisory Committee?
The Advisory Committee consists of 13 members from the Smithfield Senior Center and staff.  These members advise the Director regarding proposed activities, programs, functions, special events, etc…  They also forward any issues, complaints, concerns and other situations to the Director that may arise from the general membership.  The Advisory Committee as a whole remains highly motivated in establishing agreements to solving all circumstances, problems, and situations to the best of their ability.  It is also a sounding board to help improve the Center and provide insight into the seniors’ needs and desires.

What is the Senior Center Mission Statement?
The Smithfield Senior Center promotes the social, physical and emotional well being of its members by implementing and maintaining quality education, recreational and wellness programs and activities.  The Center is a resource and referral agency, offers luncheons, meals on wheels and transportation for the homebound.

What are the membership dues?
Membership dues are $10 for  Smithfield residents,  $13 for non-residents.

Is the Senior Center available to rent for special occasions?
Yes. See more information here.

 



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