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a community partner site 
of Sound Generations

4655 South Holly Street
Seattle, WA 98118
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone:(206) 722-0317
Fax: (206) 722-2768



Holiday Closures 2017
5/29 – Memorial Day
7/3 - Closed
7/4 – Independence Day
9/4 – Labor Day
11/10 – Veteran’s Day
11/23 – Thanksgiving
11/24 – Day After Thanksgiving
12/22 – Closed
12/25 – Christmas Day
12/29 – Staff Vacation


Sponsors & Partners

Thank you to all our Sponsors!

Charles Coen American Senior Benefit

Bob's Quality Meats

Columbia City Ale House


Elysian Brewery

Full Tilt Ice Cream

Georgetown Brewing Company

McLendon Hardware



Queen Anne Gardents


Tutta Bella Pizza

Washington Care Services


Community Resources

The Southeast Seattle Senior Center is one of many organizations serving aging adults in Seattle. We encourage you to learn more about what services and options are available to you!


Resources at SESSC

New Computer Lab Hours 
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Please make note of the new Computer Lab hours.  All users must sign in and out at the front desk.  Computer use is limited to two hours for non-members.

Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids and Cell Phones

The Seattle-Rainier Lions Club collects eyeglasses, hearing aids, and cell phones to repair and send all over the world. Donate items you no longer use at our Front Desk.

Medical and Emergency Card
We care about your safety and health!  We encourage all participants to complete a Medical & Emergency card which provides us with valuable information in the case of an emergency. Call Alex at (206) 722-0317 for more information.

Notary Public Service Available at SESSC
Cost: $10.00
Contact: Mary Downs
SESSC Finance Coordinator, Mary Downs is now a notary.  If you are in need of having your documents notarized, please call (206) 722-0317 to make an appointment with her.

Lending Library

Please feel free to borrow any book and/or donate current paperbacks to the center.

Food Bank Donations

Drop off donations for the Rainier Valley Food Bank right here at the Senior Center.

Diabetes Shoe Program
If you are diabetic and need special shoes, Priority Footwear can provide you with custom fitted shoes just for you.  Mary Williams, Client Service Coordinator, can be reached at (206) 957-7772 or (206) 393-2725.  Cost can be covered through Medicare.

Medical Equipment Loans
We have a limited number of walkers, canes, wheelchairs and other home health aids available for your use at no charge to you.  Please contact Alex at (206) 722-0317 for more details.

Holly Court Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
This group meets on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during the week on the second floor from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, and Sundays at 8:00 pm.

Resources Through Other Agencies

2-1-1 Community Resources Line

Did you know you can dial 2-1-1 from any land line in King County to receive referral information from a referral specialist? Referrals are available on a wide range of services offered in King County. Services include utility assistance, health and dental, transportation, special assistance for caregivers, employment training and other government programs. Don’t struggle alone…call 2-1-1 for assistance!

Meals On Wheels

Enjoy delicious home-delivered meals that are available for delivery throughout King County. Interested? Please contact Senior Services at (206) 448-3110 for details about this program.

Volunteer Chore Services

This is a Catholic Community Services program which provides FREE chore assistance to low-income aging adults as well as adults living with disabilities. Volunteers can assist you with a variety of chore assistance, including:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Yard Work
  • Transportation

All Volunteers from Catholic Community Service programs are carefully screened through background checks, personal references and an interview. You can learn more about the program and eligibility guidelines by calling 1-(888) 649-6850 or (206)-328-5787.

Minor Home Repairs

Sponsored by Sound Generations, the Minor Home Repair program offers low-cost repairs for minor plumbing, electrical, or carpentry problems. Homeowners of all ages in Seattle, Shoreline, and Bellevue are eligible. Please call (206) 448-5751 to coordinate your services.

Sound Generations (formerly known as Senior Services)

2208 2nd Ave, Seattle WA
(206) 448-5757

Established in 1967, Sound Generations is the largest non-profit agency serving seniors in Washington. Its numerous programs include Information and Assistance, Meals on Wheels, Minor Home Repair, Senior Rights Assistance, Volunteer Transportation, and of course Senior Centers like SESSC. Sound Generations can help older adults and caregivers meet a wide variety of needs.

Central Area Senior Center

500 30th Ave S, Seattle WA
(206) 726-4926

Located on 30th Ave S one block south of Jackson Street, the Central Area Senior Center offers programs and services that complement those available at SESSC. We collaborate frequently on trips, programs, and events and many of our members utilize both centers regularly.

Lifelong Recreation, Seattle Parks and Recreation
(206) 684-4951

The Lifelong Recreation department of Seattle Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of activities including trips and classes based at local community centers.

Senior Information and Assistance
1-888-4ELDERS (1-888-435-3377)

This non-profit service provides free information and referral services over the phone. Their website also has links to many resources available to seniors.

Rainier-Seattle Lions Club

The Rainier branch of the Lions Club is a service organization that supports SESSC.

The Brighton Apartments
(206) 722-3922

Located next to SESSC, The Brighton provides affordable housing for low-and moderate-income seniors 55 years of age and older and their families in SE Seattle.

Healthy and Active Rainier Valley

The Healthy and Active Rainier Valley Coalition is a group of agencies and individuals that have come together in the Rainier Valley area of Seattle, Washington, to promote physical activity and nutrition.

Sound Steps

Sound Steps is a volunteer supported walking program with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Lifelong Recreation. This program is designed to get adults age 50+ moving and gaining the health benefits of regular exercise.

Participants in this FREE, year-round program are connected to other walkers on their level and given tools to measure progress. Encouragement comes from the support of volunteer walk leaders and regular check-ins.

Sound Steps offers weekly walking groups from a variety of locations, monthly hikes, and a training program to participate in a 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Walk event.

Benefits CheckUp

Find all the benefits you deserve! Benefits CheckUp allows you to search for benefits you may qualify for.

Bartell Drugs eSCRIP Program

You can support the Center by making purchases at any Bartell Drugs with an eSCRIP card. The cards are free to obtain and the Center can receive up to 4% back from all purchases you normally make. It’s a win-win deal! Contact Alex at 206-722-0317 for more information.


SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) HelpLine provides free, unbiased information about health care coverage and access to help improve the lives of all Washington state residents.  We assist people of all ages with questions or complaints about health care coverage, including Medicare, Basic Health, prescription drugs, children's coverage, and more.

Leland Rockoff, a trained Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor (SHIBA), can answer your questions about Medicare. This service is sponsored by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, and this is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service.

To schedule an appointment with the SHIBA counselor, Leland Rockoff, call the front desk (206) 722-0317. Free one-hour appointments will be offered every 3rd Monday of the each month here at the SESSC.