Local Resources

Below are some of the local resources available to seniors and people living with disabilities at Orcas Senior Center, on Orcas Island, and regionally.

If you are unsure of the resources you or you loved one needs, begin by contacting Jami Mitchell or Heidi Bruce with San Juan County Senior Services.

Resources @ Orcas Senior Center

San Juan County Senior Services

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San Juan County Senior Service staff are dedicated to helping seniors remain independent and in their own homes for as long as possible. Some of the supportive services they provide include case coordination, community and home delivered meals, family caregiver support, and transportation assistance.

To reach Jami Mitchell, Orcas Senior Services Specialist, call (360) 376-7926 or email jamim@sanjuanco.com.

To reach Heidi Bruce, Orcas Aging and Family Case Coordinator, call (360) 370-0591 or email heidib@sanjuanco.com.

Meals on Wheels and More

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Orcas Senior Center partners with Whatcom Council on Aging and San Juan County Senior Services to bring healthy meals to Orcas seniors and people living with disabilities on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Both home delivered meals and community meals are available for those in need.

If you are interested in signing up for home delivered meals, contact Jami Mitchell, San Juan County Senior Services Specialist, at (360) 376-7926 or jamim@sanjuanco.com.

Off-Island Medical Transportation

Orcas Senior Center provides off-island transportation to medical appointments for seniors and adults with disabilities.

If in need of off-island transportation to medical appointments, contact Lynnette Wood, Executive Director, at (206) 413-6167 or Lynnette@orcasseniors.org.

To read more about our transportation program, go here.

Companion Services

Orcas Senior Center’s Companion Services program, which includes both Hearts and Hands and Buddy Check-In, matches caring volunteers with elderly and disabled adult members of the community for companionship and practical assistance.

To find out more, go here or contact Jim Glozier at (360) 919-9318 or Jim@orcasseniors.org.

Home Maintenance and Repair Pilot Program

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Orcas Senior Center’s Home Maintenance & Repair pilot program connects seniors and adults with disabilities with licensed, bonded, and insured contractors to perform maintenance and repare work, allowing them to age safely in their homes.

To find out more, go here or contact Allan Rosato at (360) 643-4419 or homerepair@orcasseniors.org.

Resources on Orcas Island

Off-Island Regional Resouces