Downtown Oakland Senior Center

Life may not begin at 55, but here at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center (DOSC) we believe life starts getting better! Our center is a terrific place to socialize and interact with other active seniors.Located across from Lake Merritt, Downtown Oakland Senior Center is Oakland's oldest and largest senior center. Downtown Oakland Senior Center focuses on providing seniors with innovative programs and services that address the physical, mental, and emotional well being of older adults.

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Membership costs are $12 once a year. This fee helps to support program costs.


  • Consignment/Gift Shop
  • Two Billard Tables
  • Canteen
  • 3 Ballrooms
  • Big Screen TV

Health Services

  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Free Podiatry Services - Quarterly
  • Low Cost Podiatry Services - By appointment
  • Medication Check

Legal Services

  • Lawyers in the Library Program - Monthly
  • HICAP and Legal Assistance for Seniors - Monthly

Food Services

  • Daily Congregant Meals $3.75 Provided by Spectrum

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Downtown Oakland Senior Center

Map image for Downtown Oakland Senior Center, located at 200 Grand Ave in Oakland, CA 94610
200 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610

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