Older Adults

Catholic Charities services help older adults in need.

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Homecare Services

Senior Aide Employment Services

Bishop’s Holiday Dinners

Homecare Services

Older and disabled adults maintain their independence at home by receiving home care services from homemakers and home health aides.

Service Area:

  • Worcester County & Franklin County

Locations of program staff:

  •  9 Spring Street, Whitinsville,  MA 01588
  •  196 Mechanic Street, Leominster, MA 01453
  •  12 Riverbend Street, Athol, MA 01331

Office Hours: 

  • 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

Contact:

  • Whitinsville   508-860-2236
  • Leominster   978-537-7438
  • Athol              978-249-4563

 

Senior Aide Employment Services

Low-income adults age 55 and older learn new job skills through job placements.

The program provides employment, training and job search assistance. Participants perform up to 20 hours per week of community service work at numerous not-for-profit and government agencies.

Service Area:

  • Worcester County & Franklin County

Location:

  • 10 Hammond Street, Worcester, MA 01610-1513

Office Hours: 

  • 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

Contact:

  • 508-860-2241

Bishop’s Holiday Dinners

Home-bound elders due to advanced age or disability  receive a home delivered turkey dinner on  Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Various elder agencies provide referrals and Catholic Charities volunteers deliver the meals.

People who otherwise be alone on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days are invited to the Bishop’s sit-down dinner at Saint Paul Cathedral.

Service Area:

  • Worcester and surrounding towns

Location:

  • Holiday meals are delivered from Catholic Charities office at 10 Hammond Street, Worcester MA 01610-1513.
  • Sit-down  dinner is held at Saint Paul Cathedral, Chatham Street, Worcester.

Hours:

  • Thanksgiving and Christmas mornings for home delivered meals;  Noon for sit-down dinner at the Cathedral.

Contact:

  • 508-798-0191

To Volunteer…contact our information hotline at:

  • 508-860-2232

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10 Hammond Street | Worcester, MA 01610 | 508-798-0191