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Serving as a county-wide Community Focal Point for seniors, the Rock Island County Senior Center offers a variety of services for persons aged 60 and over.  These services are funded primarily by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging (WIAAA) and are designed to help seniors live independently in their own homes. Services include:

 

This Month's Meal Menu

Additional funding for Project NOW’s Senior Services comes from the United Way of the Quad Cities and participant donations. 

Home-Delivered Meals:

a lady getting some lunch

A dedicated group of volunteers delivers over 70,000 meals annually to approximately 350 homebound seniors each day.

  • Provides a Lunch Time Meal
  • Meals Are Available Monday – Friday
  • Meals Are Also Available on Holidays
  • Suggested Donation of $3.00 Per Meal
  • In Rock Island County Call 309-788-6335
  • In Mercer County Call 309-582-2644.
  • Office Hours Are 8 am – 5 pm Monday Through Friday

We need your help!  To volunteer to deliver home delivered meals call (309)788-6335.

Congregate Meals:

Hot meals are served at 8 sites in Rock Island County and 2 sites in Mercer County :

  • Provides a Mid Day Meal
  • Meals Are Available Monday – Friday
  • Opportunity to Socialize With Friends
  • Suggested Donation of $2.25 Per Meal
  • In Rock Island County Call (309)788-6335 
  • In Mercer County Call (309)582-2644
three ladies having a conversation

Meal programs are funded by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging and through the Illinois Department on Aging.

Rock Island County Meal Sites:            
(M-F) Rock Island County Senior Center,  2221 11th St, Rock Island
(M-F) Westwood Terrace 2200 1st Street A, Moline
(M-F) Ridgewood Tower, 656 42nd Ave, East Moline
(M-F) Colona House, 54 41st Ave, East Moline
(M-F) Langman Apartments, 2301 East 1st, Milan
(M&TH) Edgington Presbyterian Church, 13228 140th Street West,  Edgington
(Tu, W, Th) 1st United Methodist Church, 9412 228th St.  N,
Port Byron
(W) American Legion Hall, Reynolds

a group of friends eating dinner

Mercer County Meal Sites:           
(M-F)      Mercer County Senior Center, 137 W Main
Street, Aledo

Transportation:

For residents of Rock Island and Mercer County 60 years and over, Transportation Services are offered to Congregate Meal Sites, Medical Appointments, Grocery Shopping, Social Security and Human Services offices. 

two men helping a lady in a wheel chair
  • Wheelchair Accessible Vans
  • Door-to-Door Service
  • Reservations Accepted
  • 24 Hours  Advance Notice Requested

Additional funding for Transportation is provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, the City of Moline and the Rock Island Community Foundation. 

Information & Assistance:

Seniors can meet face to face with trained staff and receive Information & Assistance on a variety of services available to them including:

  • Utility Assistance
  • Social Security Issues
  • Public Aid Application Assistance
  • Medicare Part D Information/Enrollment
  • Clothing and Food Pantry Vouchers
  • Information and Links to Other Community Services

Outreach Staff provide home-based appointments to better meet the needs of homebound seniors.                       

two friends together

Activities

The Rock Island Senior Center is open 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and provides a wide range of activities for Seniors including:

  • Crafts, Cards and Board Games
  • Health and Nutrition Presentations
  • TV, VCR, Computer Access and Daily Newspapers
  • Rules of the Road Class
  • AARP Tax Preparation
  • Special Events and Parties
  • Good Fellowship and a Chance to Meet New Friends
  • Nintendo Wii Video Gaming Console, including Wii bowling tournaments.

Each of our meal site locations have fun activities as well.

Senior Holiday Party

For More Information on Any of These Programs Contact:      

Rock Island County Senior Center
2221 11th Street
Rock Island, Il  61201
(309) 788-6335

a link to the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies websitea link to the United Way of the Quad Cities Area website