Aging Services Division
Aging Services Division

North Berkeley Senior Center


Image: North Berkeley Senior Center1901 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

Phone: (510) 981-5190 
Fax: (510) 981-5197

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00PM



The North Berkeley Senior Center offers a variety of services, social and recreation programs to meet the needs of adults 55 and older in the Berkeley community.   

The Center is the perfect place to socialize and participate in recreational activities.  Center staff are also able to provide a variety of information and resources, referrals, health insurance counseling and even income tax assistance!  There are bi-monthly programs for those with vision and hearing impairments.  The Senior Centers in Berkeley empower seniors in the Berkeley community by helping them to remain active, healthy, and independent! 

The Center is wheelchair accessible and is also accessible by public transportation. 
AC Transit buses to ride to the center are the 79 and 51 lines.  The Center also provides free van transportation to and from the center. 


 Participant Rules & Guidelines



 Portions of the North Berkeley Senior Center will be closed for improvements from mid-July through mid-August, meaning that times or rooms for some classes, programs and lunches will be temporarily changed or cancelled.  Please see below for a listing of classes that will be canceled or moved to another part of the center during our renovations. 

Day  Time  Class Alternate Room OR Cancellation
7/14/14 9:30 AM Afro Cuban Work Shop B
7/14/14 10:30 AM Mandarin Studio
7/14/14 2:00 PM French Conversation Work Shop B
7/15/14 1:00 PM 4 Hands Piano Cancelled
7/16/14 10:30 AM Classical Piano Hour Cancelled
7/16/14 1:00 PM Astronomy/Astrology Cancelled
7/17/14 10:00 AM Berkeley's Women's Chorus Cancelled
7/17/14 12:45 PM Spontaneous Writing Studio
7/18/14 10:00 AM Three Beats for Nothing Cancelled
8/7/14 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TV Lounge Cancelled
8/7/14 8:00 AM Billiards Cancelled
8/7/14 9:00 AM Country Western Line Dancing  Cancelled
8/7/14 9:00 AM Coffee Bar Lounge
8/7/14 9:45 AM Accupressure or Arthritis Relief Game Room A
8/7/14 12:00 PM Lunch Workshop B / Lounge
8/7/14 1:00 PM Chinese Ethnic Dancing Cancelled
8/8/14 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TV Lounge Cancelled
8/8/14 8:00 AM Billiards Cancelled
8/8/14 9:00 AM Coffee Bar Lounge
8/8/14 9:00 AM International Folk Dance Health
8/8/14 10:00 AM Exercise to Music Health
8/8/14 11:00 AM Yuan Ji Dance Health
8/8/14 12:00 PM Lunch Workshop B / Lounge
8/8/14 1:00 PM Country Western Line Dancing  Cancelled
8/8/14 3:00 PM Zumba Classroom A/B


Multi SeniorsCheck out all we have to offer!  


Day Trips 

Assistance with Shopping & Errands 

Events, Celebrations & Movies 

Workshops & Support Groups 

Case Management & Referrals 

Meals on Wheels 

Tri-City Cafe 

Transportation Services 

Caregiver Support 

Facility Rental 

The Nugget (Monthly Newsletter) 

Volunteer Opportunities 

South Berkeley Senior Center


Additional Resources

Information & Assistance for Seniors

Berkeley Older Adult Resource Guide

2-1-1 Information & Referral Phone Line 
The City of Berkeley supports the 2-1-1 Information and Referral Phone Line to help people find affordable housing and critical social services in Berkeley and in Alameda County. 



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Aging Services Division, 1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5200
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903