Contact Us

Dunkirk Senior Center

The Dunkirk Senior Center is open to any senior (50 and older) To promote socializing with other seniors, monthly events include excursions, bingo, cards, daily exercise, Mon Jong and art and craft classes.  A beautiful library, including books, puzzles and magazines, and 2 computers are available to seniors. For more happenings at the Senior Center, or more information on how to join, please call 366-7530.

Important Contacts for Seniors

City Organizations

  • Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corp (CHRIC)
  • Chautauqua Opportunities (C.O.I.)
    • COI leading the fight against poverty by mobilizing resources and creating partnerships to promote empowerment, economic independence and opportunities
    • Mortgage Assistance, 502/504 Loans, Child Care Council
    • #716-366-3333

Chautauqua County / New York State (NYS) Other Assistance
  • Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) Program (NYS)
  • NY Connects
    • NY Connects is your trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about long term services and supports in New York State for people of all ages or with any type of disability.

  • NYS Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)
  • NYS Office for the Aging
    • Get Assistance | Office for the Aging (
    • The New York State Office for the Aging's (NYSOFA's) home and community-based programs provide older persons access to a well-planned, coordinated package of in-home and other supportive services designed to support and supplement informal care. NYSOFA's overall goal is to improve access to, and availability of, appropriate and cost-effective non-medical support services for older individuals to maximize their ability to age in their community and avoid higher levels of care and publicly financed care.

  • NYS SNAP (Food Stamps) Assistance
  • NYS Supplement Program
    • New York State Supplement Program | OTDA (
    • The State Supplemental Program is funded by NYS general tax revenues. Summary of Supplemental Security Income benefit provides a minimum level of monthly income to eligible individuals or couples nationwide who are aged, blind or disabled, as well as to eligible disabled or blind children.

  • PACE For Seniors
    • PACE for Seniors: Comprehensive Care for Those Who Need it Most -
    • PACE is an optional Medicare and Medicaid benefit that serves older adults who meet their state’s standards for nursing home-level care. PACE offers comprehensive medical and social services that can be provided at an adult day health center, in a participant’s home, and/or in an inpatient facility. For most patients, these services enable them to continue living in their own homes, rather than moving to a long-term care facility.

  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Doc app

Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by SEQ in Ascending Order within category

Senior Newsletter1 document

20211 document

  • March/April 2021
    document seq 0.00