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Office On Aging
Effective immediately, SCCTD Senior & CB Passes will be issued at 27 North Illinois St., entrance in the rear of the building. The dates will remian the same, first and third Wednesday of each month. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call 618-628-8090.
 
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Welcome to the St. Clair County Office on Aging!
201 North Church Street
Belleville, Illinois
618.234.4410

Hours of operation:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS,
PLEASE CALL ST. CLAIR COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING at
618-234-4410, ext. 7056/7081/7044
 
Programs and Services
 
Active Seniors Club
Offers a variety of activities and events, including dancing groups, bowling teams, billiards groups, and walking groups, as well as trips and get-togethers.
 
Senior Wellness Center
The following services are available
to senior citizens in St. Clair County: 



Immunizations and screenings
Doctor’s clinic
Health Counseling with a registered nurse
Behavioral Health professional on staff
Workshops related to preventative healthcare issues
Lunch with Doc
…and more!
Please call 618.234.4410, ext. 7081 or 7044 for further information.

The Senior Wellness Center is a collaborative effort of the St. Clair County  Office on Aging, the St. Clair County Health Department, the St. Clair County  708 Mental Health Board, and SWIC Programs and Services for Older Persons.

Caregiver’s Workshops
The number of older adults in St. Clair County is consistently rising. This free program addresses options and solutions for challenges that caregivers face on a daily basis.

Please call 618.234.4410, ext. 7056 for further information.

Meals for Seniors
Lunch locations and times:

Belleville: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
PSOP Building
201 North Church Street
 
Centreville: Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m.
Adeline James Building
4710 Bates

Shiloh: Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Shiloh Senior Citizens Center
7 Park Drive
 
Additionally, St. Clair County Office on Aging coordinates with St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to present health-related topics at “Lunch with the Doc” during the Thursday lunches at the Belleville location.

Please call 618.234.4410, ext. 7044 for further information, or ext. 7015 to make reservations for Belleville or Shiloh lunches.

Seniors Ride Free MetroLink Passes
Free “Seniors Ride Free” Metro transit passes are issued to seniors in St. Clair County through a grant from St. Clair County Transit District. In order to be eligible, interested seniors must be at least 65 years of age and live in one of the following townships:

Belleville
Canteen
Caseyville
Centerville
East. St. Louis
Englemann
Lebanon
Mascoutah
O’Fallon
St. Clair
Shiloh Valley
Smithton
Stites
Stookey
Sugarloaf           

Please call 618.234.4410, ext. 7081 for further information

Senior Transit Express Program (STEP)
This free program teaches seniors to navigate public transportation and to travel on MetroLink and MetroBus. Seniors learn the basics of riding, such as:
How to buy tickets
How to read the routing map
Travel to predetermined destinations
How to transfer
Free lunches are provided with this program. Seniors must possess a “Seniors Ride Free” Metro Pass to ride at no cost. Without this pass, participants will be required to purchase a ticket.

Please call 618.234.4410, ext. 7056 for further information.

Ten Toes Walking Group
12 week programs, taking place during the spring and fall, offer trips to local sites of interest, combining healthy walking activities with informational tours and use of public transportation.
 
In July of 2007, as a follow-up to the appointment of the Older Adult Services Board, a St. Clair County Office on Aging was established.  This office has been created to encourage the wide variety of service providers to seniors to work closely together to coordinate and collaborate in the provision of services.  It will also provide services and resources as grants are secured, as well as continue to establish partnerships with other agencies and pursue opportunities to enhance life for senior citizens.