ATTENTION JACKSON RESIDENTS: Mayor Lumumba has issued a STAY AT HOME ORDER for the City of Jackson to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. As a precaution, City Hall and all non-essential city government offices, including our Senior Community Centers and Early Childhood Development Centers will be closed until April 17, 2020. Public gatherings of 10 or more people are strictly prohibited. Restaurants may only operate as take-out, drive-through, or delivery service only. Please continue to exercise proper hygiene and social distancing. Information for more resources may be found here.

Senior Services

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Senior Sevices

The Senior Services Division promotes and encourages independence and self-sufficiency among the elderly population in the City of Jackson through multifaceted direct and indirect components in the areas of meal service, nutrition education, safety, recreation, transportation, information/referral outreach services, special programs, employment opportunities.  All qualifying individuals aged 60 years or older, living within the city limits of Jackson, are eligible for select programs and services.

These Programs are:

  • Recreational Programs
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
  • Information/Referral/Outreach
  • Congregate Meals Service:
    • Champion
    • Tougaloo
    • Westside
    • Sykes
    • TL Love
    • Smith Robertson
  • Home Delivered Meals Service
  • Senior Transportation Services
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