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A hot meal. A warm smile. A place to Belong.

Every day, dozens of senior citizens gather at our Senior Nutrition Center for a hot, healthy meal. For many, it's the only nutritious meal they receive each day. Some of the men and women have been utilizing this service for years. Others are stopping in for their first time. Regardless, we go out of our way to make them feel welcome.

The Salvation Army of Silicon Valley facilitates community and reminds each and every person that they're important. In addition to well-planned meals, we also host fun holiday parties and provide lots of opportunities for seniors to be with their peers and socialize.

"We found a warm, welcoming place"

"My wife and I are homeless and currently living in our car. If it was not for The Salvation Army's Senior Nutrition Program, we would not have a safe place to eat a good healthy meal on a daily basis. As the Senior Program, we have found a warm, welcoming place where we have made good friends and have a place to go to keep us off of the streets. I'm thankful that The Salvation Army of Silicon Valley provides a place for seniors like us to come for safety and a place of community." -Seniors MaryEllen & Joe

Our Senior Programs

Our senior program in San Jose is one of fun and fellowship. We provide a safe place where seniors can eat a healthy meal and socialize.


The Senior Center is now accepting donations of CDs, videos, and books.

Serve in This Ministry

We need ongoing volunteers to help at our Senior Center. Click here to view a list of current volunteer opportunities. You may also contact Deborah Reynolds, Senior Nutrition Site Manager at Deborah.reynolds@usw.salvationarmy.org or (408) 282-1165 ext. 3209 for more information.

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