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Antioch Senior Center

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General Information

The Antioch Senior Center is a multi-purpose drop in center open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is located at 817 Holbek Drive, behind the Fire and Rescue Squad Building on Orchard Street. Anyone age 60 and over is welcome to attend. The center is administered by the Village of Antioch.  A 13 member Senior Advisory Council, which reflects the views of the entire membership, assists the Director in the management and decision making functions of the Center.  Membership dues are $5.00 a year.

Qualified Disabled Citizens and Military Veterans Can Receive Property Tax Relief
 

Nutrition Services

A nutritious balanced hot lunch is served at the center Monday and Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. On Thursday and Friday a light meal of soup and/or sandwich is served.  The nutrition program is run by senior volunteers who work in the kitchen, serve meals, help with registration and clean-up. The menu is posted at the center.  A home-delivered Meals on Wheels program for eligible seniors also operates in Antioch.  For more information, call Catholic Charities at 847-546-5733.

Community Support

Donations & scholarships are made to worthy and needy Antioch community groups and individuals through the Dolly Spiering Memorial Fund.  Every evening the Senior Center is being used by nonproft Antioch community groups/organizations for their weekly meetings.

Transportation

Both PACE Bus and Antioch Cab provide door to door service. Cost of the bus is $2.00 round trip within Township boundaries. Cost of the cab is half the fare. You may obtain Cab cards at the Village Hall or Township office.  You must call 24 hours in advance for the PACE bus at 1-800-244-7223. You may reach Antioch Cab at 847-395-0481.  There is also a transportation program run through the Antioch Township.  For more information call 847-395-3378.

RTA Senior Free Ride Program

Applications may be completed at the Village Hall.  Please have the following items ready before applying for the Free Ridge Program:

A recent, color photo measuring 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"
Proof of Age ID

Applicants must be 65 years of age or older to qualify.  Applications can also be accepted from persons filing their application within three weeks of their 65th birthday.

The photo must clearly identify the applicant (no sunglasses, hats or scarves allowed).  Passport photos are accepted, and may be taken at Walgreens or Wal-Mart in town.

One of the following proof of age documents are acceptable:
Driver's License (any state), State of Illinois Identification Card,
U.S. Immigration Alien Registration Card, and Passport (any country)

Once approved, a Reduced Fare Permit will be mailed directly to the address provided by the applicant within three weeks of RTA's receipt of application materials.

For additional information, please call the RTA at 312-913-3110,
or the Village of Antioch at 847-395-1000.

Other Services and Amenities

Senior Social Services, Information and Referral, Lending of Medical Equipment, E-mail & Internet Access, Lending Library, Big Screen TV with DVD, Bumper Pool, Treadmills, Shuffleboard, Chess Club, Organ & Piano, Tax Assistance, Volunteer opportunities, Circuit breaker assistance, Birthday Celebrations, Pot Luck Holidays, and a Senior Center website.

Activities

Daily Luncheon Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 11:45 AM
Bridge Lessons By Appointment
Bingo Monday at 12:45 PM
AARP Every Second and Fourth Tuesday
4-Handed Pinochle Friday at 12:30 PM
Ceramic Painting By Appointment
Theme Parties Eight Times per Year
Sing-A-Long Wednesday at 10:30 AM
Cribbage Wednesday at 12:45 PM
T.O.P.S. Wednesday at 6:00 PM
Dances First and Third Friday at 7:00 PM
Exercise Class Monday and Thursday at 10:00 AM
Bible Study Wednesday at 1:00 PM
Duplicate Bridge Thursday at 12:30 PM
3-Handed Pinochle Thursday at 12:30 PM
Pinochle Lessons By Appointment
Social Service Info By Appointment
Toe Nail Clinic Every other Second Friday by appointment
Rules of the Road Three times per year by appointment
Computer Use Any Time
Line Dancing Tuesday at 9:30 AM
Trips Posted at the Center
Health Screenings The Third Monday of each month
Party Bridge Monday at 1:00 PM
Bear Games Sundays on Big Screen TV
Writer's Club Third Wednesday of Each Month at 1:00 PM
Texas Holdem Monday at 1:00 PM

Useful Links

Sharefest Senior Assistance - Sharefest is a network of churches in the area working together to serve th community.
Catholic Charities - Catholic Charities fulfills the Church's role in the mission of charity to anyone in need by providing compassionate, competent and professional services that strengthen and support individuals, families and communities based on the value and dignity of human life.


Contact Us

Village of Antioch
Senior Center
817 Holbek Drive
Antioch, IL 60002
Phone:  847-395-0139