Gwinnett County Senior Services

Gwinnett County Senior Services provides a variety of programs and services for our seniors, designed to enhance the quality of their lives and maintain their independence. These services also assist the families of seniors with their caregiving duties. To fulfill the needs of Gwinnett County residents, Senior Services offers the following services: 

HOME DELIVERED MEALS
This service assists seniors who are homebound or unable to prepare their own meals. Meals on Wheels delivers frozen, chilled, or hot meals on a regular basis Monday through Friday. The meals are tailored to meet the nutritional needs of seniors. For inquiries about eligibility to receive meals, call 678.377.4150. For information on becoming a Meals on Wheels volunteer, call 678.377.6716.

HOMEMAKING
This service helps to meet life's basic needs through light housekeeping. For information, call 678.377.4150.

IN-HOME RESPITE CARE
The Respite Program is designed for those with or without dementia. It provides caregivers of seniors a break from caring for their loved ones. For information, call 678.377.4150.

SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTERS
Gwinnett senior activity centers are located in Buford, Lawrenceville, and Norcross. The centers function as community gathering places for adults 60 and older. Seniors participate in daily planned programming activities such as exercise and dance classes, arts and crafts, table games, billiards and day trip excursions. The centers host various guests who perform and entertain or speak about medical, financial, and consumer issues important to seniors. Senior clients also receive hot, balanced lunches Monday through Friday. There are no membership fees but some classes and day trips may have small fees.

TRANSPORTATION
Limited transportation is available to seniors who need assistance commuting to and from senior centers, medical appointments, and treatments. Vehicles used to transport seniors are wheelchair accessible. For information, call 678.377.4150.

For Volunteer Opportunities, click here.


Frequently Asked Questions
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Eligibility

Gwinnett County's Senior Services are open to all Gwinnett citizens ages 60 and older. Some programs offered are based on a sliding fee scale depending on their income.


Senior Helpline

This is a free service which provides seniors and their caregivers answers to questions about senior issues. It offers up-to-date information on housing, nutrition, social security, legal aid, counseling, education, recreation, rehab services, health care, Medicare and Medicaid, adult abuse and neglect, nursing homes and much more. Call 678.377.4150 Monday through Friday from 8:00am — 5:00pm.

If you would rather speak to someone in person, please visit the Gwinnett Senior Services Center at 567 Swanson Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30043.


Locations

Services

HOME DELIVERED MEALS
This service assists seniors who are homebound or unable to prepare their own meals. Meals on Wheels delivers frozen, chilled, or hot meals on a regular basis Monday through Friday. The meals are tailored to meet the nutritional needs of seniors. For inquiries about eligibility to receive meals, call 678.377.4150. For information on becoming a Meals on Wheels volunteer, call 770.822.8837.

HOMEMAKING
This service helps to meet life's basic needs through light housekeeping. For information, call 678.377.4150.

IN-HOME RESPITE CARE
The Respite Program is designed for those with or without dementia. It provides caregivers of seniors a break from caring for their loved ones. For information, call 678.377.4150.

SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTERS
Gwinnett senior activity centers are located in Buford, Lawrenceville, and Norcross. The centers function as community gathering places for adults 60 and older. Seniors participate in daily planned programming activities such as exercise and dance classes, arts and crafts, table games, billiards and day trip excursions. The centers host various guests who perform and entertain or speak about medical, financial, and consumer issues important to seniors. Senior clients also receive hot, balanced lunches Monday through Friday. There are no membership fees but some classes and day trips may have small fees.

TRANSPORTATION
Limited transportation is available to seniors who need assistance commuting to and from senior centers, medical appointments, and treatments. Vehicles used to transport seniors are wheelchair accessible. For information, call 678.377.4150.


Donations

Gwinnett County Senior Services strives to provide its clients with quality services at a low cost. The Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services (Friends), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer-run organization is dedicated to raising funds to support Gwinnett County Senior Services. Private and corporate monetary donations and in-kind donations are accepted. All donations made to Friends will be used directly for Gwinnett's senior services programs. You may call 678.377.3020 for more information.

Please send donations to:
Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services or Friends
P.O. Box 1680
Lawrenceville, GA 30046-1680


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AARP404.888.0077
ARC Agewise Connection404.463.3333
Auto Emission Waiver770.822.8818
Department of Community Affairs (Section 8 Vouchers)404.679.4840
DFCS678.518.5500
Elder Care Locator800.677.1116
Georgia Council on Aging404.657.5343
Georgia Senior Legal Hotline404.657.9915
Georgia Cares Program (Atlanta Regional Commission)800.669.8387
Gwinnett Council for Seniors770.822.5147
Gwinnett Legal Aid678.376.4545
Medicare-Social Security800.772.1213
Ombudsman Program404.371.3800
Senior Elder Abuse404.657.5250
Senior Helpline678.377.4150
Senior Leadership Gwinnett - Gwinnett Tech Foundation678.226.6316
Volunteer Services678.377.6716
Voter Registration678.226.7210