Ava Senior Center

Address

108 North East 2nd Street
Ava, MO 65608

(417) 683-5712

http://senioragemo.org/

AKA:

Senior Age

Description:

Multipurpose center that serves as a focal point for older adults in the community; offers a wide variety of services and activities that are needed by and of interest to this population; including Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites, Home Delivered Meals, Senior Housing Information and Referral, Tax Preparation Assistance, Certificates/Forms Assistance, Activities of Daily Living Assessment, Medicare Information/Counseling, Benefits Screening, Case/Care Management, Homemaker Assistance, Exercise Classes/Groups, Arts and Crafts Instruction, Senior Centers Services, Extreme Cold Warming Centers, and Extreme Heat Cooling Centers.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

April 25, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

108 North East 2nd Street
Ava, MO 65608

Mailing

PO Box 1166
Ava, MO 65608

Contacts

Kendra Brown

Primary Contact

(417) 683-5712

Phone Numbers

Main

(417) 683-5712

Fax

(417) 683-1266

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

Provides programs that evaluate an individual's capacity for self-care and his or her ability to function independently in the context of everyday living and which, where necessary, may recommend rehabilitative services (e.g., independent living skills instruction), supportive services (e.g., attendant care, personal care or home health care), or an alternative residential setting (e.g., an assisted living center or nursing facility).

Hours

Hours vary; call for details

Required Documents

No Documentation Required

Eligibility

Age 60 and older

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

Call Or Come In For Service

Languages

English

Service Area

Southwest Missouri counties

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Missouri
    • Douglas County
    Click here to see this service (LF-0100) and related services within the Service Tree.

    Description

    Provides various arts and crafts activities and exercise groups and equipment.

    Hours

    Hours vary; call for details

    Required Documents

    Call For Details

    Eligibility

    Age 60 and older

    Fees

    Call For Details

    Intake Procedure

    Self Referral by phone, mail, e-mail, or coming in

    Languages

    English

    Service Area

    Douglas County in Missouri

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

    • Missouri
      • Douglas County
      Click here to see this service (PL-7400.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.

      Description

      Provides confidential, one-on-one evaluations, matching seniors with eligible benefits, such as Medicaid, SSI, food stamps, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary, and Veterans benefits; assistance is also given with making application for these benefits.

      Hours

      Hours vary; call for details

      Required Documents

      Call For Details

      Eligibility

      Age 60 and older and people who care for adults age 60 and older

      Fees

      No Fees

      Intake Procedure

      Telephone For Service

      Languages

      English

      Service Area

      Douglas County in Missouri

      Geography Served

        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

      • Missouri
        • Douglas County
        Click here to see this service (PH-0700) and related services within the Service Tree.

        Description

        Provides case/care management

        Hours

        Hours vary; call for details

        Required Documents

        Call For Details

        Eligibility

        Ages 60 and older

        Fees

        No Fees

        Intake Procedure

        Self Referral by phone, mail, e-mail, or coming in

        Languages

        English, Spanish and Mandarin

        Service Area

        Douglas County in Missouri

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Missouri
          • Douglas County
          Click here to see this service (PH-1000) and related services within the Service Tree.

          Description

          Provides assistance in filling out some forms, like Medicare.

          Hours

          Hours vary; call for details

          Required Documents

          Call For Details

          Eligibility

          Age 60 and older

          Fees

          No Fees

          Intake Procedure

          Telephone For Service

          Languages

          English

          Service Area

          Stone County in Missouri

          Geography Served

            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

          • Missouri
            • Douglas County
            Click here to see this service (FT-1020) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Assisting individuals and families with enrollment in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.

            Hours

            Mon and Wed - 11:30am to 3:30pm

            Required Documents

            Basic family budget information Email address

            Eligibility

            No Restrictions

            Fees

            No fees

            Intake Procedure

            By appointment only. Call (417)269-2945 to schedule a time

            Languages

            English

            Service Area

            Douglas County, MO

            Geography Served

            None

            Click here to see this service (LH-3500.0200-140) and related services within the Service Tree.

            Description

            Provides noon meals and home-delivered meals

            Hours

            Hours vary; call for details

            Required Documents

            Proof Of Age

            Eligibility

            Age 60 and older

            Fees

            No fees; suggested donation for age 60 and older is $3.50; suggested donation for paid guest is $6.00

            Intake Procedure

            Call Or Come In To Apply

            Languages

            English

            Service Area

            Southwest Missouri counties

            Geography Served

              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

            • Missouri
              • Douglas County
              Click here to see this service (BD-5000.1500) and related services within the Service Tree.

              Description

              Provides various arts and crafts activities and exercise groups and equipment.

              Hours

              Hours vary; call for details

              Required Documents

              Call For Details

              Eligibility

              Age 60 and older

              Fees

              Call For Details

              Intake Procedure

              Self Referral by phone, mail, e-mail, or coming in

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              Douglas County in Missouri

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Missouri
                • Douglas County
                Click here to see this service (PL-6600.1800) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                Acts as a warming center, providing a warm place for people to go during the day during extremely cold weather.

                Hours

                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 3:30pm

                Required Documents

                No Documentation Required

                Eligibility

                Age 60 and older

                Fees

                No Fees

                Intake Procedure

                Self-referral by coming in

                Languages

                English

                Service Area

                Douglas County in Missouri

                Geography Served

                None

                Click here to see this service (TH-2600.1880) and related services within the Service Tree.

                Description

                When a heat alert is issued the senior center will open its doors to the public as a cooling center.

                Hours

                Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 3:30pm

                Required Documents

                No Documentation Required

                Eligibility

                No restrictions

                Fees

                No Fees

                Intake Procedure

                Come In for Service

                Languages

                English

                Service Area

                Douglas County in Missouri

                Geography Served

                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                • Missouri
                  • Douglas County
                  Click here to see this service (TH-2600.1900-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

                  Description

                  Provides noon meals and home-delivered meals

                  Hours

                  Hours vary; call for details

                  Required Documents

                  Proof Of Age

                  Eligibility

                  Age 60 and older

                  Fees

                  No fees; suggested donation for age 60 and older is $3.50; suggested donation for paid guest is $6.00

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call Or Come In To Apply

                  Languages

                  English

                  Service Area

                  Southwest Missouri counties

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Missouri
                    • Douglas County
                    Click here to see this service (BD-5000.3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

                    Description

                    Provides assistance in getting housekeeping and respite services for seniors through various agencies in the area; these services are provided to help keep the Seniors living independently for as long as possible.

                    Hours

                    Hours vary; call for details

                    Required Documents

                    No Documentation Required

                    Eligibility

                    Age 60 or older

                    Fees

                    No fees; donation suggested

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call, Write Or Come In To Apply

                    Languages

                    English

                    Service Area

                    Douglas County in Missouri

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Missouri
                      • Douglas County
                      Click here to see this service (PH-3300.3000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                      Description

                      Provides confidential, one-on-one evaluations, matching seniors with eligible benefits, such as Medicaid, SSI, food stamps, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary, and Veterans benefits; assistance is also given with making application for these benefits.

                      Hours

                      Hours vary; call for details

                      Required Documents

                      Call For Details

                      Eligibility

                      Age 60 and older and people who care for adults age 60 and older

                      Fees

                      No Fees

                      Intake Procedure

                      Telephone For Service

                      Languages

                      English

                      Service Area

                      Douglas County in Missouri

                      Geography Served

                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                      • Missouri
                        • Douglas County
                        Click here to see this service (LH-3500.5000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                        Description

                        Multipurpose centers that serve as focal points for older adults in the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities that are needed by and of interest to this population.

                        Hours

                        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 3:30pm

                        Required Documents

                        Call For Details

                        Eligibility

                        Ages 60 and older; some services, such as congregate meals and extreme weather shelters, may be available to other ages; call for details

                        Fees

                        Most services are free; call for details

                        Intake Procedure

                        Self Referral by phone, mail, e-mail, Internet, and coming in

                        Languages

                        English

                        Service Area

                        Southwest Missouri counties

                        Geography Served

                          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                        • Missouri
                          • Douglas County
                          Click here to see this service (TC-5500.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                          Description

                          Provides current, thorough and confidential information for seniors on a wide range of topics, such as housing options, care coordination, benefits, legal services and health care.

                          Hours

                          Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 3:30pm

                          Required Documents

                          No Documentation Required

                          Eligibility

                          60 years old and over, as well as people who care for adults 60 years old and over

                          Fees

                          No Fees

                          Intake Procedure

                          Self-referral by phone, mail, e-mail, and coming in

                          Languages

                          Mainly English; interpreters may be available

                          Service Area

                          Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Howell, Lawrence, Oregon, Ozark, Polk, Shannon, Stone, Taney, Texas, Webster and Wright counties in Missouri

                          Geography Served

                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                          • Missouri
                            • Barry County
                              • Christian County
                                • Dade County
                                  • Dallas County
                                    • Douglas County
                                      • Greene County
                                        • Howell County
                                          • Lawrence County
                                            • Oregon County
                                              • Ozark County
                                                • Polk County
                                                  • Shannon County
                                                    • Stone County
                                                      • Taney County
                                                        • Texas County
                                                          • Webster County
                                                            • Wright County
                                                            Click here to see this service (BH-8500.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

                                                            Description

                                                            Provides free tax preparation assistance; IRS-trained volunteers prepare federal and state tax returns and Missouri property tax credit forms.

                                                            Hours

                                                            Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00am to 2:00pm

                                                            Required Documents

                                                            Social Security numbers for individual and spouse and all dependents, documentation of all income and child and dependent care expenses, photo identification, W-2s, last year's tax return, and (if using direct deposit) bank account and routing numbers. If claiming first-time homebuyers or new car sales tax credit bring paperwork from close of home or purchase of new car. For MO Property Tax Credit bring photo ID, paid real estate tax receipt. 100% disabled veterans must have letter of proof from Dept. of Veterans Affairs to exclude VA income.

                                                            Eligibility

                                                            Persons age 60 and older

                                                            Fees

                                                            No Fees

                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                            Call (417) 683-5712 to make an appointment

                                                            Languages

                                                            English

                                                            Service Area

                                                            Douglas County in Missouri

                                                            Geography Served

                                                            None

                                                            Click here to see this service (DT-8800) and related services within the Service Tree.

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