Westside Senior Citizens Center
The E.K. Thomas Center, located at 500 S. Cass behind the Westside Community Center, exists to address the health, social, legal, safety and economic challenges facing the elderly in our community. The Center provides a place where Seniors can remain a vibrant part of the community through activities, services, and volunteer efforts.
Senior citizens living on the west side of Bartlesville were fortunate to have two Older American Act Title III Congregate nutition sites from 1978 to 2008. The Westside site was located in the current building located at 500 S. Cass. This building was used as a school field house in the 1950s for the African American school, Douglass High School. In the 1990s, the seniors moved into the Westside Community Center, sharing the facility with other generations. Although the new center was very nice, it was smaller than the need of multiple generations of families living on the Westside of Bartlesville. In 1998, the Westside Nutrition SIte was moved to the Eastside of Bartlesville, where it is now located in the Senior Housing Complex off Leisure Land.
Food for the Soul: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 10 am - 1 pm
Programs and Services
Food for the Soul Program
Congregate for meals and fellowship, health clinics and recreation, dissemination of information for Seniors and their families -- 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 10 am - 1 pm
Social Services and Referrals
Link to local social services and agencies -- Monday through Friday, 9 am - 1 pm
Monthly Senior Citizens Meetings
Meet monthly to plan activities and discuss issues -- 2nd Saturday of the month, 2 pm
Facility for family celebrations upon request.
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