Community, Youth and Senior Centers
Tuolumne and Calaveras counties offer several community, youth and senior centers.
The Tuolumne County Recreation Department operates three youth centers in Groveland, Jamestown, and Tuolumne with free walk-in programs for ages 8 to 18.
Groveland Youth Center
18950 Highway 120 Groveland, CA 95321 (located next to the Groveland Library in Mary Laveroni Park)
Jamestown Youth Center
10540 7th Street Jamestown, CA 95327 (7th street is between Railtown and the Elementary School)
Tuolumne Youth Center
18636 Main Street Tuolumne, CA 95379 (same building as library)
Tuolumne County Enrichment Center
The Tuolumne County Enrichment Center (TCBH) is a Wellness and Recovery Center providing quality services, empowering people, and listening in a non-judgmental manner.
Laundry Services Reservations are encouraged by calling (209) 533-7114. The EC office will be open to taking calls on weekdays from 8am to 3pm.
Normal Hours and Services:
Open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 533-7114.
101 Hospital Rd Sonora, located in the parking area at the old Community Hospital, also has a garden area.
Peer Support Groups for Bipolar, Depression, Eating Disorder Support Group, Trauma Recovery & PTSD, Professional Development, Dual Diagnosis, Working With Emotions, and Diabetes Support Group. Other groups include Healthy Eating, Meal Planning, AA and Seeds of Hope Grief. Smile Keepers visits the center on various Fridays throughout the year (contact the EC for exact dates). Details here, and here,
More updates on Facebook here.
David Lambert Community Center
Outreach and Engagement Resources in Response to Mental Illness, Addiction, Poverty, and Homelessness in Tuolumne County
Open 11 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. Seasonally: Sunday 12 to 4 and the last Saturday of each month from 11 to 4. For more information, call 533-4879.
347 W. Jackson St. Sonora
Internet access for job search and support for applications
Benefits Specialist by appointment
Food available daily
Referral to other community resources and needs
Social and emotional support
Faith based resourcing
Sonora Senior Center
Your Center for Community, Nutrition, Education, and Activities
40 Greenley Road, Sonora details here.
Offering free and low cost meals for seniors through the Meals on Wheels program. Rents out rooms and facilities to other organizations and events, both private and public.
Offers a computer room at the facility with several computers, a printer and
internet access free of charge, and to the public for a small donation. Computer classes are offered weekly. Activities available to seniors, vary from exercise classes to pinochle. Funded in part by Area 12 Agency on Aging as well as private donations, a tax-exempt organization.
Southside Community Connections
Founded in 1984 this 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is governed by a board of directors comprised of volunteers who manage Southside Community Connections (SCC)—formerly Southside Senior Services, Inc.—to serve the needs of adults in Southern Tuolumne County for more than 30 years.
The SCC mission is to provide health, recreation, social interaction and lifelong learning experiences in a multigenerational setting to benefit active adults.
11699 Merrell Rd, corner of Merrell Rd and Hwy 120, Groveland, CA
call (209) 962-7303
The Little House opened its doors in 2009 details here.
The WHEELS program provides free transportation via our volunteers to clients who cannot drive due to age, illness or access to a vehicle. WAVE (Wheels And Village Express), uses a small, wheelchair-accessible, bus to provide scheduled service to Sonora and Modesto. More about transportation options and details are here.
The Village on the Hill “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” program enables members to remain in their homes with safety, dignity and respect. Details are here.
Murphys Senior Center
A place to gather older adults in community, increasing dignity and well-being through mental, physical, spiritual, financial and relational support.
65 Mitchler Ave., Murphys, CA (Downtown Murphys)
call (209) 728-1672 details here.
Exercise classes, Educational Events, Pinochle, Lunch on Tuesdays, Grief Support, Bridge, Mahjong, Mexican Train
Independence Hall is the Arnold Community Center, officially established in 1974. From its inception, the Hall has served as a non-profit, non-tax-supported community facility for the Ebbetts Pass area. Originally, the Hall was a one-room elementary school. The original building was signed over to the Ebbetts Pass Wonderland Association and in recognition of our nation’s bicentennial was renamed Independence Hall.
P.O. Box 2056
1445 Blagen Road Arnold, CA 95223
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