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Ballard NW
Senior Center

A community partner site 
of Sound Generations

 Contact Us

5429 32nd NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 297-0403
Fax: (206) 297-0558

Monday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

On select Saturdays only:
TBD, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 18

Presidents’ Day      
Monday, February 15

Memorial Day  
Monday, May 30

Independence Day       
Monday, July 4

Labor Day        
Monday, September 5

Veteran’s Day  
Friday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day        
Thursday, November 24

Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25

Christmas Eve 
Friday, December 23

Christmas Day
Monday, December 26

Not Just For Seniors! 

  Not just for Seniors

Find an event for you.

You don't have to be a senior to be a part of the excitement at the Ballard NW Senior Center. Check out the great events coming up!

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Thank you for supporting the programs and services of the Center:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Rainbow Bingo (February Event):
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Night in Paris Dinner:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Richard & Sherry Richards
Trident Seafoods


Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Santa Breakfast:
Champion Party Supply

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Seahawks Friday with Steve Raible:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Taproot Theatre Event:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Holland America
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Assistance & Resources

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We offer a variety of programs and assistance in Social Work, Legal, Financial, and additional areas.

Eldercare Locator - FREE
Monday—Friday, 9:00am—4:00pm
Eldercare Locator is a service of the Administration on Aging. Toll free directory assistance is available at (800) 667-1116.

Financial Assistance - FREE
2nd Tuesday, 12:00pm-3:00pm
30 Minute Consultations
If you are in need of financial assistance Kyle Bernethy, our independent financial services professional is here to assist you with a free 30 minute consultation. Important Note: Representative registered with and securities offered through Foresters Equity Services, Inc.  Member FINRA/SIPC.  Please call the center at (206) 297-0403 to schedule your appointment.

Job Bank
Wednesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
For those looking for work or those needing work done. Please take advantage of this fine service. If you are interested please meet or call on Wednesdays to speak with Kristina, our Job Bank Coordinator. A background check is completed on all applicants who offer their services. Then Kristina matches talents to those who are looking to get work done either at business or for home use. Call Kristina at 206-297-0403 with questions.

Legal Consultations - FREE
1st Monday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm
Clif Johnson is here each month to help you with legal issues. Initial meeting is free and low fee thereafter. Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Landlord tenant, Loans and other issues. Please call the center at 206-297-0403 to schedule your appointment.

Minor Home Repair
Monday to Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm
This wonderful service is available to homeowners in Seattle. It allows you to have a professional do minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repairs for only $10 per hour, plus the cost of parts. You only have to apply once and then can ask for assistance for 3 years. If you do not want to fill out the paperwork, they will even send someone out to do it for you. Call 206-448-5751.

Neighbor Ties Program
Do you want to help an isolated or lonely senior? Maybe they are recovering from a surgery and only need a visit or two. Maybe they have been isolated a long time. Are you a person that would benefit from a visit, at least two times a month, from two volunteers? Maybe you will have a cup of tea and conversation, or play a board game, or take a drive to see the sights? Training is always provided for those that visit. This is a unique and meaningful opportunity to provide friendship and assistance. To learn more about being a visitor or if you want to be visited, contact our Social Worker Jeanese or Center Director Carlye.

Senior Rights & Medicare - FREE
3rd Wednesday, 9am-12pm
Jerry Keating will assist you with substitute decision making, healthcare issues, and estate information such as wills and power of attorney issues.  Please call the center at 206-297-0403 to schedule your appointment.

Senior Information and Assistance
Monday—Friday, 9:00am—4:00pm
A great place to find information on the services and resources available to seniors. This is a service of Senior Services at (206) 448-3110.

Social Worker
Our Social Worker, is here to help you, your family, your friends and our community. Jeanese has many services to offer (advocacy, emotional support, counseling, resource gathering, referrals, support groups, classes). If you need someone to help or just to listen, call the upstairs reception to schedule an appointment.