Gaffney Senior Center

General Information
Description of ProgramGaffney Senior Center offers a variety of programs and services to promote the well-being of older adults who live in Cherokee County. Services include on-site group or home-delivered meals, social and recreational activities, homemaker assistance, health/wellness programs, information and referral services, in-home respite care, and care management. The goal is to help older adults lead independent lives in their own homes. Click on each of the links to Affiliated Services below for more information.
Geographic AreaCherokee
Public TransportationTransportation is provided to and from the senior centers for meals and activities.
Facility/ADA AccessAccessible parking is available. The Gaffney Center is at ground level. The Blacksburg Center has a ramp at the rear of the building.
Intake ProcedureCall either center to ask about membership or services. An assessment is done for each senior regardless of service.
Intake RequirementsMedicaid Card, Medicare Card, Picture ID
Funded ByDonations; Federal/State programs
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityServices are offered for adults age 60 or older. Spouses younger than age 60 and adult children with disabilities who are being cared for by a member of the Center may be eligible for some services.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesDonations
Hours of OperationThe Gaffney Senior Center/agency office is open 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. The Blacksburg Senior Center is open 8:30am - 2:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Contact Information
Contact's PositionProgram Staff
Physical Site Address 1499 West Rutledge Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipGaffney, SC 29341-1639
Main Phone(864) 489-3868
Emergency/After Hours Phone(864) 487-4238
Other Phone(864) 487-2725 or (864) 487-2726
Fax(864) 487-2767
Director Information
Director's NameMrs. Joan B. Wood
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Senior Centers of Cherokee County, Inc.
This Program: Gaffney Senior Center
Affiliated Services: Care Management (Case Management - Service Coordination)
Food - Group Meals
Food - In-Home
Health and Wellness Programs
Home Chores/Homemaker Services
Information & Referral Service
Respite Care - In-Home
Senior Center