Mission Statement for the Senior Center: Empowering adults 50+ in Collinsville Township for personal independence, healthy aging, social connection, and life-long learning.
Our programs include:
AARP Driver Safety Class – This eight-hour class is designed for drivers age 55 and over. Topics include: How to drive defensively, deal with aggressive drivers, and how to adjust to vision and hearing loss. Classes are held in the spring and fall. You can also take the class online.
Rental – Rooms in the Senior Center are available to Township residents after regular business hours, as well as to government agencies at any time. Call the center at 618-344-7787 for more information or click here for hall rental rules and application.
Bingo – Bingo is played on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m.
Pinochle – Pinochle is played on Monday at noon.
Breakfast – Breakfast is served the first Wednesday from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. for a bargain $3.
Lunch – Lunch is served Monday through Friday except the first Wednesday of the month, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a bargain $5. Breakfast is served on the first Wednesday of the month. Here is the weekly menu.
Income Tax Preparation– AARP volunteers prepare taxes. For details, click here.
Early Voting Site - Avoid the lines on election day! Check our website for early voting hours prior to election.
Dances - Check the website calendar for upcoming dances held at the Senior Center.
Benefit Access (formerly Circuit Breaker) – Benefit Access is a program available through the Illinois Department of Aging for seniors and disabled. This program may help with a license plate discount. If you qualify for this program, you are eligible for a RTA / METRA Free Ride Pass. You have to apply online for this program. Our staff will assist with filling out the application by appointment only.
Rules of the Road Class – Scheduled in Spring and Fall through the State of Illinois
Food Handling and Storing Class - Check back for special announcements for classes scheduled at the Center.
Enjoy lunch at the Senior Center Mondays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $5!
8:30 - 4:30 M-F
8:30 - 4:30 M-F