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Provides a wide array of services to seniors and caregivers.


Provides a wide array of services to seniors and caregivers. The services and activities include case management and information on, and referral to, other community services. The center has a van service and provides information on transportation options available to seniors. The center also offers housing counseling for seniors, tax counseling, health insurance counseling, health screening, legal assistance, counseling and support groups for adult caregivers. It provides extensive recreational, educational and social programs including classes (ranging from the Computer Learning Center for Macs and PCs to aerobic exercise to foreign languages, writing, watercolor painting), lectures, health education programs and local group trips. The Avenidas Handyman Service provides painting and fix-it services, including carpentry, plumbing and electrical work, to senior homeowners. Rates are discounted 50% to 95% from commercial rates. The Avenidas Rose Kleiner Senior Day Health Program is a medically-licensed day care program for less independent older adults. Seniors who are suffering from cognitive or physical impairments participate in structured activities under the supervision of a team of nurses, social workers, therapists and recreation aides. The Program also includes transportation in a lift-equipped van, a nutritious lunch and support groups for participants' caregivers. Services are available in Spanish and individuals may participate from two to five days per week. The Program is Medi-Cal approved. The program is located at 270 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View. Provides the directory "Where to Live - A Guide for Senior Adults in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties." The directory is designed to assist senior adults, their families and friends, and agencies that work with older persons, to locate and evaluate appropriate housing and living arrangements. Also offers information on alternatives to moving, rental housing at prevailing market rates, below market rental housing, life care contract homes, residential care homes and nursing homes. Contact Avenidas to purchase a copy.


Public Transit:

VTA stops within 5 blocks of senior center building. CALTRAIN station within 4 blocks. Private transportation can be arranged.
450 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301 37.4463169 -122.1622948 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



Varies according to service and income, many free services. Medi-Cal, Veterans Administration Contract for eligible Senior Day Health Program participants. Cash, checks, credit cards, Medicare and Medi-Cal accepted.


Adults age 50 or over, caregivers for the elderly



How to Apply:

No application required for most services/activities. Walk in or apply by phone. Application required for handyman services and Senior Day Health program.

Service Wait Estimate:

Usually immediate service is available.

Service Areas:

  • Atherton
  • East Palo Alto
  • Los Altos
  • Los Altos Hills
  • Menlo Park
  • Mountain View
  • Palo Alto
  • Portola Valley
  • Redwood City
  • Stanford
  • Woodside