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Older Adult Services Program

DCHHS Older Adult Services Program offers socializing opportunities to promote independence for individuals 60 years and older.

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Senior Centers are open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday through Friday

Transportation to the center and back home can be arranged with center management.


OAS Meals  OAS activities OAS transportation

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The elderly nutrition services program, authorized under Title III of the 1965 Older Americans Act:

  • Provides funding to state agencies on aging to support congregate and home-delivered meals for people age 60 and older
  • The program is designed to address problems of food insecurity, promote socialization and promote the health and well-bing of older persons through nutrition

Although not required, donations are appreciated to help fund the program.

Relay Texas is also available at 1-800-735-2989 for the hearing impaired.

Older Adult Services Program Manager Mark Edwards can be reached via email at


For general questions or for more information about
Dallas County Health and Human Services please call 214-819-2000.


Ganesh Shivaramaiyer
Interim Director
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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