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Office for the Aging: Senior Friendship Centers

The Dutchess County Office for the Aging operates eight Senior Friendship Centers throughout the county where seniors can enjoy a tasty, nutritious meal as well as social activities and fellowship Monday through Thursday.  Transportation is available in most cases

The following sites are also open on Fridays: City of Beacon, Town of East Fishkill, City of Poughkeepsie and Town of Red Hook.

The Pawling site is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only. 


Will I need a mask at a Senior Friendship Center?

Mask wearing remains mandatory at all OFA Senior Friendship Centers, except when seated, regardless of vaccination status. For information about COVID-19 vaccinations, talk to a Senior Friendship Center site manager, or contact the Office for the Aging at 845-486-2555 or



Sites are located in the City and Town of Poughkeepsie, Beacon, East Fishkill, Millerton, Pawling, Pleasant Valley (Tri-Town), Red Hook, and South Amenia.

Specific locations as well as a description of some of the activities at the sites are listed below.

To find out more about Senior Friendship Centers, contact the Office for the Aging so that you can plan a visit at an appropriate time.

Beacon (Forrestal Heights) (Directions)
One Forrestal Heights
Beacon, NY 12508 
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

East Fishkill (East Fishkill Community Center) (Directions)
890 Rt. 82
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Millerton (North East - Millerton Library Annex) (Directions)
28 Century Blvd.
Millerton, NY 12546
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Pawling (Town Hall Annex) (Directions)
154 Charles Colman Blvd.
Pawling, NY 12564
Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Poughkeepsie Senior Friendship Center (Directions)
114 Delafield St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Red Hook Community Center (Directions)
59 Fisk St
Red Hook, NY 12571
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

South Amenia Presbyterian Church (Directions)
229 South Amenia Rd.
Wassaic, NY 12592
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tri-Town Friendship Center (First Presbyterian Church) - (Directions)
1576 Main St. (US 44), Pleasant Valley
Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Office For The Aging Senior Friendship Center activities include the following: