The Town’s Senior Citizen Centers serve Islip Residents 60 Years of Age and over. Located in six hamlets, the Centers are a focal point for social, recreational and educational programs for Islip senior residents. For information about programs, services and activities offered at each center, please call or visit your local center. Locations and phone numbers of our centers are as follows:
Senior Centers and Nutrition Programs
|SENIOR CENTERS AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS|
|Caesar Trunzo Senior Center||
Central Islip Center
Please call for Center Hours
|Joyce Fitzpatrick Center|
|16 Second Avenue||555 Clayton Street||50 Irish Lane|
|Brentwood NY 11717||Central Islip NY 11730||East Islip NY 11730|
|(631) 436-6072||(631) 595-3508||(631) 224-5396|
|Oakdale Center||Ronkonkoma Senior Center||West Islip Center|
|963 Montauk Hwy||299 Rosevale Avenue||90 Higbie Lane|
|Oakdale NY 11769||Ronkonkoma NY 11779||West Islip NY 11795|
|(631) 472-7023||(631) 467-3324||(631) 893-8932|
Get Fit with Nick — Senior Exercise Series
Congregate Meals – Lunch is available to eligible Town of Islip Senior Citizens at our six nutrition centers, Monday through Friday. Reservations must be made in advance. Transportation may be available. Please call for information.
Home Delivered Meals – This service delivers frozen meals weekly to those who are unable to prepare meals, have difficulty shopping for food and have no one available to assist them while they are incapacitated or recuperating from an illness or accident.
Eligible seniors can receive a total of 5 meals weekly from the Congregate Nutrition Program, the Home Delivered Meal Program or a combination of the two. A voluntary contribution of $2.00 per meal is suggested. Meals will not be denied if no donation can be made. Please call for information.
EISEP - (Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program)
Apply through Suffolk County Office of the Aging at (631) 853-8200
For all other information call the Town of Islip at (631) 595-3520
This program is designed for seniors over 60 years of age who are residents of Islip Town. Clients who are not Medicaid eligible and who need housekeeping services to ensure their health and safety at home, may apply. Please call for information.
Residential Repair Program
The Residential Repair Program exists for Town of Islip senior residents who are no longer able to perform small repairs in their home. Any materials needed must be supplied by the senior. Labor is supplied by Town of Islip residential repair workers. Although there is no charge for labor, contributions are appreciated and help maintain the program.
Shopping Assistance Program
A Town of Islip employee will be available to assist those residents 60 years of age and older with getting food into their home. The assistance could include online ordering, curbside pickup, transportation to the grocery store, instore assistance, shopping on behalf of the senior or perhaps assisting with receiving groceries at their home. Please call the Senior Citizen Office for further details and to determine your eligibility, (631) 224-5340.
Transportation is provided to medical facilities and government buildings located within the Town of Islip for those who have no access to private or public transportation and cannot afford private taxi fare. Transportation for food shopping is also available, as well as, transportation to the various senior centers throughout the Town. A voluntary contribution of $2.00 per trip is appreciated. Please call (631) 224-5686 for more information.