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San Carlos Adult Community Center

Human Services

San Carlos Adult Community Center

A multipurpose senior center.


A multipurpose adult community offering social and recreational activities, arts, special interest and exercise classes, bingo, a computer lab, movies and gift shop. Staff is available to provide information about community services and answers questions about housing, employment, household help, recreation and social activities, financial assistance, health and counseling services, services to shut-ins, home delivered meals, household repairs and more. Also maintains information about special discounts for seniors, and keeps up-to-date information and appropriate forms for the state tax refund programs of Homeowner's Assistance, Rent Assistance and Property Tax Postponement for seniors. Keeps a file of available housing and persons looking for housing. On Mondays, lunch is served at a minimal cost. Bi-monthly newsletter covers information and activities at the center and surrounding communities. Some health screenings are available by appointment. The center is a HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) site for health insurance counseling. Caring Cupboard offers a free bag of groceries twice a month to San Carlos residents who are 50 or older and whose total monthly income is less than $1805 (single) or $2428 (couple). Formerly known as the San Carlos Senior Center.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos, CA 94070-3085 37.5043137 -122.2635718 Human Services

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Service Description:



None, except nominal charges for classes and lunches. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.


Older adults age 50 or over


Age 50 or over

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone. Appointment recommended for information and referral.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait with appointment.

Service Areas:

  • San Carlos