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Newton County Senior Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving elderly persons 60+ years of age throughout all of Newton County.
   
Newton County Senior Services also offers recreational activities to those who are 55 plus and are residents of Newton County. You must be a registered member of the Senior Center to participate in activities.

Newton County Senior Services offers a variety of services and activities. For enrollment, call 770-787-0038. Registration and/or interviews are conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays only, 10-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

Annual registration fee is $50.

SERVICES

TRANSPORTATION
Newton County Senior Services will transport within Newton County, persons who are active members of the Senior Center and are enrolled in daily programs to and from the Senior Center.

There is a $2 transportation charge for trips to and from the Senior Center. Transportation is only available to and from the Senior Center.
Transportation is billed monthly.
 
MEALS

A hot lunch is provided Monday through Friday for seniors who are active in daily programs. Special meals are prepared during annual holiday luncheons and special events.

You must purchase a ticket for lunch at the Senior Center front office.  

Lunch tickets for members are $3 per ticket or you may purchase a book of 5 tickets for $10 at Senior Center.  

Lunch ticket upon reservation for non-members are $4.     
 

Home Delivery Meals are available for all qualified seniors who are 60 years old and live in Newton County. For more information, click here for Northeast Georgia AAA or call 1-800-474-7540.

 

Check out this month's activity calendar here! 

 

SENIOR EMPLOYMENT
Senior Community Service Employment (SCSEP): 706-549-4850. Programs are available. Call the listed numbers for more information on senior employment.

LEGAL SERVICES
Seniors concerned with legal issues may contact:
Law Office of Sherry Jackson Locklin
1711 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA
1-800-273-2358

We offer a broad range of Supportive Services to qualified seniors and their spouses.

OUTREACH
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL
NUTRITION EDUCATION
HEALTH AND WELFARE COUNSELING
TELEPHONE ASSURANCE
FRIENDLY VISITING
ASSISTED TRANSPORTATION (to and from Senior Center Only)
HEALTH SERVICES


For more information on health insurance counseling, assistance and referrals for the elderly, please call Georgia Cares at 1-800-669-8387.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We are always looking for volunteers to help with home delivery meals and special events.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call Teresa Williams or Freda Reed at 770-787-0038.

DONATION OPPORTUNITIES
Newton County Senior Services is a non-profit organization funded through the Older Americans Act of 1965, grants from United Way, Snapping Shoals EMC, Viewpoint, Community Care Community Services, General Mills, Community Foundation of Newton County, and private donors.  

Activities and Special Events are solely funded by donations and sponsorships. We solicit and encourage individual, private and corporate donations. All donations are tax deductible.

Help us keep our senior programs by sending your tax deductible donation to:
Newton County Senior Services     
P.O. Box 466
Covington, GA 30015
Attention: Freda Reed, Executive Director   
 

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