Senior Services

Anyone 60 years & over is eligible for the Senior Services Program. 

There are three locations in Southern Ocean County to better serve you:

Elderly Woman at Gym

If you live on: Long Beach Island

St. Francis Community Center, LBICC Inc.
Senior Services
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008

Please Call

609-494-8861

Smiling Senior Couple

If you live in: Little Egg Harbor, Tuckerton, Eagleswood, Stafford Township, Barnegat or Waretown

Ocean County Southern Services Center Satellite Office, LBICC, Inc.
Senior Services
179 S. Main Street
Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Please Call

609-978-6220

or 609-978-6221

Happy Old Man

If you live in: Lacey, Ocean Gate, Pine Beach, South Toms River, Beachwood or Berkeley

Berkeley Satellite Office,
LBICC., Inc. Senior Services
Pinewald-Keswick Road
Bayville, NJ 08721

Please Call

732-244-9600

How Much Will It Cost Me? There is no charge for any Senior Services. However, the program provides the opportunity for individual to make a voluntary contribution for services received. All donations are confidential. No one will be denied service because they will not or cannot contribute.

See  below for more information. 

DUE TO COVID-19 GUIDELINES - SOME PROGRAMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

PLEASE CALL FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION 

Lunch Program

Lunch is served in a warm, friendly atmosphere and provides the opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy a well prepared meal.

 

Lunch reservations must be made one day in advance, either in person or by calling 609-489-4644 before 1:00 pm.

 

Participants should pick up a donation envelope, by 11:30 am, on the day they come for lunch.

Home Delivered Meals

A noon-time meal will be sent to homebound, elderly who are unable to prepare a meal for themselves; and, who have no other person to prepare a meal for them.

 

 

Each applicant will be visited by an Outreach Worker who will interview him or her to assess the need for home-delivered meals.

Although there is no charge for this service, voluntary contributions are accepted

Transportation Services

 Available to the Southern Ocean County Service Center, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, for the congregate lunch program for those who have no other means of transportation.

 

It is necessary to call Senior Services at 609-978-6221, one day in advance, to reserve a seat on the van.

 

Although there is no charge for this service, voluntary contributions are accepted.

Lift Assist Van Transportation

Available to transport wheelchair-bound clients to the Nutrition Site. Call Senior Services for details. In addition, Senior Services coordinates a van service, provided by the Ocean County Transportation Department, for Long Beach Island residents, for medical appointments and shopping trips.

Please contact Senior Services at least two weeks in advance to reserve a seat on this vehicle. This service

Available Tues - Fri 

Outreach

& Benefits Counseling

This program provides trained Outreach Workers to visit the elderly in their homes, to determine their needs, and to provide them with information about benefits and services for the elderly.

 

 

For more information or if you know a friend or neighbor who would benefit from this service, please call 609 - 494-8861, ext. 108 or 109 

Or 609-978-6220.

One-Stop Eligibility Screening

 for a wide range of programs such as: PAAD, Lifeline utility assistance, and others.


Outreach Visits in the home, if needed, to provide eligibility screening and assessment.

S.H.I.P. Program
 & Fitness Classes

State Health Insurance Program – Trained volunteers & staff will provide assistance understanding coverage, payments & benefits of private insurance plans & Medicare.

Appointments must be made in advance through the Senior Services Department by calling

609-494-8861

Fitness Classes
Walking Program HealthEase: 

Mon. Wed. & Fri.

in the Gym

8:00 – 8:45 AM


Ladies Exercise: 

Tuesday & Thursdays

Community Center

9:45 – 10:30 AM.


“Move Tomorrow” 

Senior Exercise Program

Please Call 609-494-8861

For Program Times

Monthly & Weekly

Activities And Programs

Monthly Activities

Bingo, FYI Series, You Be the Judge, Trivial Pursuit, Cards, Arts & Crafts Let’s Go to the Movies
(video & refreshments)

 

 

Holiday Parties & Entertainment

Monthly Programs:
Garden Club Presentation 

 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 10 AM.

Reminiscence Group, Remember When?

BP Screening, Day Trips,

Special Events & Workshops

Available Tues - Fri

 

Weekly Programs

In St. Francis Senior Lounge

Canasta
(Mon. 12:00-4:00)

 

Pinochle
(Wed. 12:00-4:00)

 

Party Bridge
(Thurs. 12:00-4:00)

 

Mah Jong
(Tue. and Fri. 12:00-4:00)

Caregiver

Support

Program


The National Family Caregiver Support Program
The enactment of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2000
(Public Law 106-501) established an important new program, the
National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP).


The program was developed by the Administration on Aging

of the
U.S. Department

of Health and Human Services (HHS).


 

Services available

are as follows:


• Information to caregivers about available services


• Assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive services


Volunteer Attorney  - Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

By appointment only for those who qualify.

Please call 609-978-6221 for more information.

Currently Unavailable Due To Covid Restrictions

St. Francis Senior Services Is Funded By: A grant from the Ocean County Office of Senior Services with Title III Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended through a grant from the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services; Ocean County; Local Municipal Contributions and St. Francis Community Center.
A Senior Advisory Committee, made up of elected and appointed members, meets once a month to inform and advise on the
implementation of the Senior Program objectives. Meetings are announced in the Senior Center. The meetings are open to all interested persons.

TITLE VI Complaint Form
Non Discrimination Policy
If this information is needed in another language, please contact
(609) 494-8861 ext. 108.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures

THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is landmark federal legislation that opens up services and employment opportunities to the millions of Americans with disabilities. The ADA affects access to employment; state and local government programs and services; transportation, and access to places of public accommodation such as businesses, non-profit service providers; and telecommunications.

Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. ADA COMMITMENT AND COMPLIANCE
Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis on their disability as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. management, and all supervisors and employees share direct responsibility for carrying out Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. commitment to the ADA. Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc., Wendy Saunders, Executive Director ensures accountability in this commitment, and supports all parts of the organization in meeting their respective ADA obligations. Wendy Saunders, Executive Director coordinates internally with all appropriate offices in the investigation of complaints of discrimination, and takes a lead role in responding to requests for information about Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. civil rights obligations and operations.

 

ADA Complaints
If you wish to file an ADA complaint of discrimination with Long Beach Island

Community Center, Inc. please contact Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc.

via 609-494-8861 or 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, N.J. 08008

or use our online form (if applicable).