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Food Distribution

posted Sep 19, 2019, 11:03 AM by Denise Parrott

Food distribution dates for commodities have been updated for the coming fiscal year, October 2019 through September 2020.  Please check the new dates here.

Pet Assistance Program

posted Feb 18, 2019, 11:22 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Feb 18, 2019, 11:23 AM ]

Good news!  We are pleased to announce our new project: the Senior Pet Assistance program. This is a pilot program aimed to help low-income seniors in Presque Isle County with up to $100 in pet costs for food, immunizations, supplies, and more. For more information on how to qualify, contact Ashley at (989) 733-2559.    

Our Current Events are Posted on Facebook

posted Dec 20, 2018, 2:40 PM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Dec 20, 2018, 2:42 PM ]

Don't see what you're looking for on our website?  Current events and notices are posted frequently on our Facebook page.  Please visit us on Facebook! 

Free Transportation!

posted Oct 14, 2018, 11:36 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Oct 14, 2018, 12:35 PM ]

Just a reminder that seniors (age 60 and up) and disabled residents of Presque Isle County can ride our buses for free of charge!  Your destination must typically be within county limits, but we do offer trips to Alpena and Cheboygan counties each month for free, as well.  Our vehicles have been recently purchased and are clean and comfortable.  Our drivers are friendly and helpful.  Buses are on the road from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Please call (989) 766-8191 Monday through Thursday to schedule a ride!  

Riders under the age of 60 and not disabled may use PICCOA transportation, too. Please see our Transportation page for more information. Restriction apply. 

Senior Health Fair

posted Sep 6, 2018, 9:52 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Sep 6, 2018, 9:53 AM ]

Join us at the Posen Senior Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 1 pm to 3 pm!  This will be an educational and interactive event with free screenings, safety & medical information, and other services offered.  Get your flu shot, blood pressure screening and Pulse Oximetry test performed.  Speak to representatives from Michigan State Police-Alpena, District Health Dept #4, Veterans Health Administration, Dept of Health and Human Services, McLaren Northern MI, Meijer Optical and more!  There will be healthy snacks and prizes, too!  For more info, call (989) 766-8191.

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

posted Jul 3, 2018, 3:55 PM by Denise Parrott

Our centers will be closed July 4th, 5th, and 6th.  We will reopen on Sunday, July 8th.   
Our staff wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July weekend!

Onaway Center Renovations

posted May 24, 2018, 2:41 PM by Denise Parrott

The Onaway Senior Center will be closed for remodeling Tues.  May 29th through Sun., June 10th.  We will reopen on Mon., June 11th.  Congregate meals and Bingo will be canceled during this time.

Meals-on-Wheels will be delivered as usual.

Senior Commodities distribution-CSFP will take place as scheduled on Thursday, June 7 from 9 am - 10 am.  However, since the center will be closed, please register with the clerks at the pole barn in the back of the parking lot.

Memorial Day Weekend

posted May 24, 2018, 2:32 PM by Denise Parrott

Both centers will be closed on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. 

Mini-Grants Available: Kinship Program

posted May 8, 2018, 10:48 AM by Denise Parrott

Are you caring for a child that is under 18? Mini-grants are available to help with costs for some purchases and services:
  • Learning tools, tutoring, music or singing lessons, sports, scouting, school or church trips/camps, drivers education, karate or dance lessons.
  • Requests for clothing accepted case by case.
  • Two requests per year; per child; maximum of $300.00 per year.
  • Household income does not determine eligibility.
  • Kinship adults must be 55 years or older. 
  • Children must be under age 18.

Call Ashley at the Onaway Center 989-733-2559 or Christine at the Posen Center at 989-766-8191to learn more!

News for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

posted Apr 17, 2018, 7:55 AM by Denise Parrott   [ updated Apr 17, 2018, 7:57 AM ]


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