The Division of Senior Citizens Activities provides information and referrals to senior citizens of Union, 60 or older. Identification cards required to obtain discounts, transportation and assistance in procuring social services, financial or medical aid are available.
The Senior Center has facilities for group meetings, classrooms for adult education courses, a library, cable TV, recreation equipment and socialization. Areas are set up for club meetings, several of which are held between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
There are 3 housing complexes available in Union.
Ehrhart Gardens - (908) 688-0565
J.T. Schaefer Gardens - (908) 964-9343
Nora Gardens - (908) 686-9100
The Senior Center has been designated as a Nutrition Site for the elderly. Well-balanced meals are served Monday through Friday (except on holidays). Reservations are required 2 days in advance by calling 908-851-5293. For further information, call the department at 908-851-5290.
For general information on senior programs and services within union county call the Union County Division of Aging at 908-527-4869 or 1-888-280-8226.