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Welcome to Vernon, a celebrated place to live, work and visit. 

Vernon Senior Center

Our Mission

The Vernon Senior Center is committed to assisting Vernon seniors by providing programs that meet their needs and address their concerns:

Chef-prepared nutritional breakfast and lunch program
Entertainment and trips
Fitness, health and wellness programs and services
Information or referral to other agencies for services
Opportunities for socialization, recreation and learning
Volunteer opportunities

Membership Information

Membership Requirements

The Vernon Senior Center is handicapped-accessible with programs designed for independently functioning adults, over the age of 55. Membership at the Vernon Senior Center is available to Vernon and non-Vernon residents.

Membership Registration
Please complete a Membership Informational Sheet, which includes emergency contact information. This form will be kept confidential. Please bring your Membership Informational Form and fee to the Vernon Senior Center for processing.  A photo membership badge will be issued at that time.

Membership Fees
There is a $10.00 lifetime membership fee, due at time of registration, for Vernon Residents. The non-resident lifetime membership fee is $15.00, due at time of registration.  The cost of a replacement badge is $8.00.

Membership Badge
Upon becoming a member, a “My Senior Center” photo membership badge will be issued.  The membership badge will provide access into to the Vernon Senior Center. All members are required to swipe in and indicate what program they are participating in at the Senior Center.


AARP Tax Preparation Program - Tax Appointments are Full!

The Vernon Senior Center will offer free tax preparation led by the AARP Tax-Aide team. In-service tax appointments are available on Fridays, between February 2, 2024 and April 5, 2024. You must have a reservation and no walk-ins will be accepted!

We are no longer accepting any new reservations. You may call the AARP tax appointment phone number is 860-896-3835 to be added to the a waiting list in the event of a cancellation. 

An intake form must be completed prior to the taxpayer's appointment.  The intake form can be downloaded below or picked up at the Senior Center. Also included with the intake form is information on what items the taxpayer needs to bring to their appointment. 

Click on link below to access appointment information and to print the AARP intake form.

Appointment information and AARP intake form.





Contact Information

Vernon Senior Center
135 Bolton Road
Vernon, CT 06066
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Phone: 860-870-3680
Fax: 860-870-3588

Director: Maureen Gabriele

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Municipal Agent for the Elderly

Maureen Gabriele

Matt Hellman, Assistant


Programs and Information


Click on link below to view trip flyer.