Serving San Francisco Bay Area adults 50+, their families, and their caregivers since 1947, we are the oldest nonprofit senior center in the United States.

How can we help? We encourage you to contact us.

Who we are

San Francisco Senior Center (SFSC) is the oldest nonprofit senior center in the nation, founded in 1947.

We serve nearly 2,000 people of diverse backgrounds and cultures each year at two locations, Aquatic Park Center and Downtown Center

SFSC offers a variety of services from daily, low-cost, nutritious lunches and comprehensive social services to healthy living programs and continuing education. SFSC encourages socialization, independence and living well.

Don't Miss A Night at Sea!

Have you enjoyed our beautiful Aquatic Park Bathhouse and Senior Center by night?

Now is the perfect time to see this beautiful bay with stars in the sky! The San Francisco Senior Center is proud to announce or phenomenal special event, A Night at Sea. Join us on Wednesday, June 3, for a magical evening in our very own Aquatic Park Center and the Maritime Museum, transformed into a cruise ship from days gone by.

For tickets or more information, please contact Frances Prochilo at 415.923.4485 or