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The Eleanor Senior Center

The Eleanor Senior Center

City of Coachella

Health, wellness, and recreational programs for Riverside County seniors.

Services Offered

Recreation • Health Promotion • Health Screenings • Hot Lunch • Cooling Center • Warming Center • Seniors • Nutrition • Fitness • Congregate Meals


Eleanor Senior Center provides an array of services for older adults in Riverside County. Offerings include:

-Applications for HEAP, HI-Cap, and other benefits
-Arts and crafts classes
-Birthday and holiday celebrations
-Card Games
-Clothing alteration service
-English classes
-Fit After 50
-Lunch program
-Mexican bingo
-Alzheimer's support group

The center serves as a cooling center during the summer months, and as a warming center during the winter months.


1540 7th St., Coachella, CA 92236 33.6781574 -116.1752517

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


-The meal program is available to seniors ages 60 and older. All other services are for seniors ages 55 and older.
-There is a suggested donation of $3 per meal, but no one will be turned away due to inability to contribute. Alterations are provided for a donation. All other services are free.
-Senior center clients must be able to participate in programs independently or attend with a caregiver.


  • This service is free


  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Advance registration is required for the lunch program. Call 760-398-0104 or walk in during business hours to register. You must provide a photo ID as proof of age eligibility. After your first week, you will be able to submit a weekly order form to indicate which days you would like to participate in the lunch program. Order forms must be submitted by Wednesday for the following week.

All other programs are available on a walk in basis. The schedule for ongoing programs includes:

-Alzheimer's support group: Monday 9:30am-11:00am
-Card games: Monday through Friday 8:00am-1:00pm
-Ceramics classes: Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm
-Clothing alterations: Thursday 9:00am-11:00am
-English classes: Monday and Tuesday
-Fit After 50: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30am-9:30am
-Guitar classes: Tuesday at 1:00pm
-HEAP applications: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm
-Hot lunch: Monday through Friday at 11:00am
-Karaoke: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
-Mexican bingo: Monday through Friday 8:00am-1:00pm
-Zumba gold: Thursday 9:30am-10:00am

The program schedule is subject to change. Please contact the center to confirm the current schedule.