Social & Wellness Centers, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center

Senior Centers

General Information
Description of ServiceProvides social, recreational, and educational activities for seniors. Provides daily exercise classes, lectures, games, cultural programs, and live entertainment for older adults with early to moderate stages of dementia and Alzheimer's. Roundtrip transportation is available for older adults participating in the lunch program, and who live in the area for a distance based fee through On the Go.
Geographical AreaKearny Mesa
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible.
Intake ProcedureCall.
Intake RequirementsPlease call (858) 550-5998 for more information.
Helpful TipsLunch is offered daily at 12:00 pm for a fee of $7. Roundtrip transportation is available. Please call On the Go a day in advance to reserve your ride at (858) 637-7320.
Client Information
Target PopulationSenior Citizens
Intended ParticipantsOlder Adult Center for social activities / meal
Age GroupSenior Citizen/Older Adults
Languages SpokenHebrew; Spanish; Yiddish; Polish; Thai
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityTransportation: Must be Registered On the Go client, participate in the lunch program, and live in the area.
Ages 60+
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesOne time enrollment, Daily Program, Lunch, Transportation
Fee AmountsTransportation: 0-3 miles One-Way: $4.50/Return-Trip: $9; 3.1-6 miles One-Way: $5.50/Return-Trip: $11; 6.1-9 miles One-Way: $6.50/Return-Trip: $13. One time enrollment fee $30.00. Daily Program fee $27.00 ($20.00 + $7.00 Lunch)
Hours of Operation 10:00 am-2:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 8788 Balboa Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus
Physical Site City, State, Zip San Diego, CA 92123
Main Phone (858) 550-5998
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date08/09/2016
FACT ResourcesX
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Jewish Family Service (JFS) of San Diego
Affiliated Program: Senior Centers
This Service: Social & Wellness Centers, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites (BD-5000.1500)
Recreational Activities/Sports (PL-7000)
Senior Center Bus Services (BT-4500.4700-800)
Senior Centers (TC-5500.8000)
Senior Ride Programs (BT-4500.6500-800)