***Effective, Monday, March 16, 2020 the Joslyn Adult Center and all City buildings are
CLOSED to the public through April 6th.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give us a call at 818-238-5300
or visit www.burbankca.gov for more information.
SENIOR AND HUMAN SERVICES
To enhance the quality of life of Burbank citizens age 55+, Senior and Human Services provides information and assistance services, nutritional programs, recreation programs and activities, volunteer opportunities, special events, and travel opportunities. The Joslyn Adult Center and Tuttle Center provide a variety of activities and programs for adults age 55+. Congregate meal services are also provided on weekdays at Joslyn, Tuttle, and McCambridge Recreation Center for adults age 60+.
The Joslyn Adult Center, located in Izay Park was dedicated in 1972. The facility was named after Marcellus L. Joslyn whose foundation donated $75,000 toward the construction, as well as additional funds to be used for future capital projects. Tuttle Center, located in Foy Park was dedicated in 1981 and renamed after Donald M. Tuttle, recognizing him for his 40 years of community service.
For more information follow the links below:
2020 PETER McGRATH OLDER AMERICAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD
During the month of May, the City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate Older Americans Month. A major focus is to honor a maximum of three (3) outstanding volunteers for the Peter McGrath Older Americans Volunteer Service Award. One will move on to represent Burbank at the Annual Older Americans Recognition Day in Los Angeles during the month of May (date to be announced).
This award has been renamed to honor the legacy of Mr. Peter McGrath. Mr. Peter McGrath was a long time Burbank resident who was respected throughout the community and served on numerous Boards, Commissions, and Committees, as well as, was actively involved in a variety of service organizations. He truly embodied the ideals of volunteer service.
When you submit a Nomination Application, please take the following into consideration:
- Each nominee must:
- Be 60 years of age or older
- Be a Burbank resident, and
- Have volunteered a significant amount of time
- The nominee does not have to be registered as a BVP Volunteer.
- This is a once in a lifetime award. Your submission will be checked to insure the nominee is eligible and has not won this honor in the past.
- The deadline to submit the Nomination Application is Friday, March 13, 2020.
Click HERE for Award Requirements
Click HERE for Nominee Application
Please join us to discuss ways we can support Burbank residents in making our city accessible for all citizens.
When: 4th Thursday of every month, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Where: Community Services Building, 150 North Third Street Room 104
Check the City Calendar for possible location changes
For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Administration Office at 818.238.5300
SUPPORTERS OF SENIOR SERVICES
Mission Statement: Supporters of Senior Services in Burbank provides financial assistance, support, and services for Burbank resident seniors age 55 years and older. These services include, but are not limited to, nutrition, education, and recreation programs. Click here to download a brochure.
You can contribute, monetary gift, donate in lieu of flowers, and bequeath to support programs and services for seniors in Burbank.
Supporters of Senior Services is a registered tax exempt 501 (c)(3) with the Internal Revenue Service.
Tax ID #95-4627136
Donations can be specified to support the Nutrition Programs and Activities. Funds go directly to provide services, programs, or equipment.
Supporters of Senior Services are volunteers dedicated to providing assistance for Burbank adults age 55+.
Send your donation to:
Supporters of Senior Services
1301 West Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA 91506
Supporters of Senior Services is offering a special opportunity for low-income residents who are at least 55 years old and own their own home to have safety grab bars installed in their homes. Click here to learn more.
For more information call:
Joslyn Adult Center
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1301 West Olive Avenue
P.O. Box 6459
Burbank, California 91510-6459