Services

Check out the many services available at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center.  Ask the friendly faces at the Reception Desk how to join the Center, benefits include discounts and our program guide mailed to your home.

Our Senior Center does not endorse products or service providers. Our aim is to protect the elderly from undue coercion. The Center is not a market place. We neither approve nor condone solicitation of business within our facilities. Programs are offered for members’ enjoyment, entertainment and
education. Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center does not discriminate against clients, applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, handicap, political ideology or sexual orientation. Please report any violation to the Center Director.

We are a Community Partner with Sound Generations. For more information you may contact them at (206) 448-3110 or visit their website.

Support

Support Groups
Meet others who are experiencing the same issues:

  • Life’s Transitions
  • Hearing Loss
  • Parkinson’s
  • Stroke
  • Caregiver’s Support

Food And Dining

Community Dining Lunch Program
11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Monday through Friday
$4.00 suggested donation if you are 60+. $10.00 for persons Under 60:
Hot lunch served daily. Sign in each day at the Front Desk to receive your lunch ticket!

Happy Birthday Member Lunch
11:00 am
3rd Thursdays
Free lunch to current members celebrating a birthday this month. Birthday celebrants and guests plan to arrive at least by 11:00 am to pick up your meal ticket! On a First-Come-First-Serve basis; no reservations.

Meals on Wheels (MOW)
Place Orders: Tuesday, 9:00 am – noon
Delivered: Thursday morning
To obtain an application, call Sound Generations at (206) 448-5767 or submit online.
Anyone who is homebound due to illness or disability or has difficulty shopping or cooking, may apply for Meals on Wheels. We also offer nutritional supplements such as Ensure at a discounted price. MOW volunteers are at the Senior Center on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Market Bucks (Summer only until October 21st)
Stop by the center to pick-up $4 worth of Market Bucks that can be used at the Lake Forest Park
Farmers Market, held Sundays from 10 AM – 3 PM through 10.21.18. Information on the program
provided in English, Spanish and Mandarin.

SNAP
You may be eligible for SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 2/3 of adults 50+ who are eligible for benefits do not apply because they think they are ineligible. Call to check on eligibility criteria: Toll free # 1-877-501-2233.

Health and Wellness

Alternative Medicine Clinic from Bastyr College of Natural Medicine
Mondays
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost: $15/visit
Call the Front Desk for an appointment at (206) 365-1536. Please state if you prefer a Spanish language Doctor for your assessment and treatment.
Naturopathic medicine emphasizes preventing disease, encouraging the body’s inherent healing ability, treating the whole person and educating patients.

Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Service
Mondays
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Free
Service performed by Bastyr Medical Students. No appointment required!

Dental Care
3rd Thursday of each Month – by appointments
Appointments will be arranged through the hygienist. Please come to the Center’s Front Desk, or call 206-365-1536 to give your name and phone number so she can contact you. No medical coupons or sliding scale as rates are lower than most dentists. Cancellations under 24 hours will be charged $35. 
The Center offers dental hygiene services through All Smiles Dental Hygiene Services.

Foot Care
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
Members: $22, Non-members: $27, Adult Family Home fee: $20.
Please call the center at (206) 365-1536 to provide your name and phone number. The Foot Care Provider will contact you with an appointment date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to avoid being charged. 

Haircuts
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2nd & 4th Thursday of each Month
$12 for members, $14 for non-members.
Make appointments at Front Desk or call (206) 365-1536.
Join the many satisfied customers of our favorite stylist Teresa Vannoy-Draper.

Massage Therapy
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tuesdays (no 5th Tuesdays)
Members: $12, Non-members: $14
Call the Front Desk for appointments: (206) 365-1536
Relax and enjoy a 15-minute chair massage, provided by Sandi Nyitray, LMT.

Medical Equipment
Free
See Front Desk, or call (206) 365-1536.
The Center has some items available for loan. We have a limited supply of walkers and canes available for loan.

SHIBA
10:00 am – noon
3rd Friday of each Month
Free
Schedule an appointment at the front desk or call (206) 365-1536
A trained volunteer will be available to assist consumers (age 18 and up) with information on public and private health insurance options (including Medicare) available to them within the State of Washington.

Home Help

Minor Home Repair (MHR)
Minor Home Repairs’ highly skilled Repair Technicians make minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs and install wheelchair ramps, grab bars and handrails. Income eligibility required. Call for more information at (206) 448-5751.

Water Conservation Project (WCP)
For more information call (206) 448-5751.
Free installation plus water-saving toilet for those meeting eligibility guidelines.

Karen’s Alterations *New Service
2nd and 4th Wednesday monthly
9:30 am-12:30pm
Cost: See seamstress
Location: Nurse’s Office
A seamstress will be available on hand at the center to alterations and minor sewing.

Jobs

55+ Job Employment Center
Call (206) 684-0500 for information.
The Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens offers free Job Search workshops.

Legal Services

Legal Consultation
2nd Tuesday monthly
Free
Call the Front Desk at (206) 365-1536 to schedule an appointment.
Attorneys Karl Flaccus or an associate provides free 20 minute consultations.

Senior Rights Assistance (SRA)
Free
Call SRA at (206) 448-5720 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
SRA coordinates the Elder Law Legal Clinic in Seattle and Kent. SRA provides free legal and consumer information to older adults and their families. Highly trained volunteers support clients by helping problem-solve, proving information and resources plus making appropriate referrals to other agencies. IN collaboration with the king county Bar Association, SRA coordinates the Elder Law Legal Clinic in Seattle and Kent.

Veteran Services
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
2nd Tuesday
If you have questions regarding Veteran Benefits or services, please call (206) 477-8282.
Visit with a representative from VFW Post 3348.

Utility Bill Discounts For Seniors

Seattle City Light
Call the Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens at (206) 684-0500 for application information.
Eligible senior citizens or people with disabilities can receive a 50 percent reduction on their Seattle City Light and Combined Utility bills.

Low-Income Sanitary Sewer Discount Programs
Lake Forest Park Residents:
For ages 62-up. Application/renewal forms available at the Senior Center, or through the City of Lake Forest Park: (206) 368-5440.
Shoreline Residents:
For ages ages 62-up. Application through Ronald Water District: (206) 546-2494.

Tax Help

Property Tax Exemption
For more information call (206) 296-3920.

AARP Tax Assistance Offered
Tax assistance from AARP volunteers will be offered through the Senior Center but held at the Richmond Beach Library.  This service has been completed for the year.

Transportation

Metro Regional Bus Pass
Senior Regional Reduced Fare Permit application forms may be picked up at our Front Desk. Forms available for Metro Taxi Scrip also.

Volunteer Transportation
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday – Friday
Free
For more info or to schedule a ride, call: (206) 727-6282 by Wednesday of the week before your appointment.
Sound Generations provides rides to medical appointments for people who have no other way (such as Metro, family, friends) to get there.

HYDE Shuttle Van Service
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday
Donations appreciated.
Rides mist be scheduled ahead of the date you need a ride! Calling before 12 noon-
call 3 days ahead. Calling after 12 noon-call 4 days ahead.
HYDE Shuttles offer round-trip van transportation to hot lunches, senior centers, grocery shopping and other local errands for seniors 55 and older and people with disabilities of all ages. If you live in NE Seattle, you my get van service to the medical facilities in the Northgate area.

Travel Information

Come by the center and check out the travel opportunities posted on our Travel Bulletin Board. Alki Tours gives the Senior Center commissions for trips booked through the center’s participants. Thank you for any support you can give us.

More Services

Volunteer at the Center
From working the front desk to helping at special events, volunteering is a way to give your time and talents, extending the capacity of the Senior Center’s outreach and helping support the Center.

Volunteer in the Community
To learn how to get involved, contact Power of One Volunteer Coordinator Terry Monette at (978) 505-1709 or terry.monette@shorelineschools.org. She will help you find the right school and grade to challenge you and keep you engaged.
Shoreline public schools are in need of helpers throughout the school year. The Power of One Volunteer Program is for anyone interested in volunteering as a tutor, mentor or classroom helper. It’s an easy way to get involved in your local school community.  Enrollment is open throughout the school year.

Benefits of being a Power of One Volunteer: Contribute to a child’s school experience in a positive way; flexible times and schedules; School district-issued ID badge; access to training, support and other educational resources; learn something new, too!

By volunteering in a school, you get to help make a difference in the lives of young people and stay active yourself. Many volunteers find their experience to be extremely rewarding.

Check out our website.  The Power of One Senior Volunteers is a program of the Shoreline-LFP Senior Center and the Shoreline School District and supported by the Shoreline Public Schools Foundation.

The purpose of the Power of One Volunteer Program is to assist the Shoreline Schools to achieve excellent education for all students. We believe as caring adults we can assist all students to become successful learners.

Voter Registrations
Voter registration forms are available at the Front Desk. To vote in an election, a voter must have the registration form postmarked at least 30 days before any election. If a voter has a current registration, but moved within King County, the voter may phone in an in-county address change by calling (206) 296-VOTE (296-8683).