The Ballard NW Senior Center offers many services. Some of these services are currently suspended because of COVID restrictions. Check each section mentioned below for additional details and whether a service, or group, is active.

What do you want for our center activities as we hopefully open up more?
We aim to please and provide what you need and want.  What classes and
speakers?  What trips are you wanting to take? What social activities?  What
additional services are needed that Have been discovered as a result of the
pandemic?  What favorite lunch menu are you craving? Contact:
–  Mark at
–  or Jennifer at
–  or, stop by at lunch pickup and give us your good
ideas in person.  Let us know!



Ballard Senior Center, storefrontThrough Food and Dining, we present our morning cafe, fresh bread & more donations, weekday lunches, birthday lunches, and Wednesday night dinners.  Suspended except for Monday through Thursday take-out between 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m.  Check the Home page for additional information.



Health Services includes the Enhance Wellness program, Acupuncture Clinic, naturopathic advice and treatment through Bastyr Clinic, Dental Hygiene services, Massage Therapy appointments, and our Wellness Clinic. This section also provides information on a variety of support groups offered at Ballard NW Senior Center.



Counseling and Assistance  describes both Assistance Services and Community Resources, including AARP Tax-Aide, financial services, our Job Bank, Meals on Wheels, Neighbor Ties Program, and many others.

University of Washington Research Project on Social Isolation
The University of Washington is recruiting seniors for a research project on social isolation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Each participant can earn up to $45 for completing weekly calls/questionnaires for 10 weeks.  To participate in the study, you must be: a member of a senior center or resident in a senior living community, English speaking, and able to complete weekly phone calls with the Social Worker.  For more information please contact Jennifer, our Social Worker the Center by phone: 206-297-0403 or by email:



Information about Seattle Metro transit, the AARP Driver Safety Program offered here at our center, and transportation options available through Sound Generations are described in our Transportation section.



Use of computer room, help accessing online classes, help with computers or technology or qualifying to borrow a tablet or internet hotspot are described under Learning & Tech Assistance.