Cobb Senior Services

Cobb Senior Services


A department of Cobb County Government, Cobb Senior Services offers an array of services including the operation of seven Centers to help meet the social, recreational and educational needs of seniors over 55 years of age.

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Care Management
Care Management provides assessment, referral, support and ongoing supervision for seniors with diminished functioning capabilities. Call (770) 528-5364 for details.

Information and Referral
Information and Referral identifies services and how you may qualify for them. Provides referrals to other agencies in the area for services. Call (770) 528-5364 for details.

In-Home Services*
Clients must be Cobb County residents and 60 years or older. Eligibility and amount of services needed will be determined through assessment. Sliding scale fees based upon total household income. For more information, please call (770) 528-5364.

In-Home Services allows the senior citizen to remain more independent and able to reside in her/his own home. Technicians are trained in basic care giving. No skilled care.

Personal Care - Includes assistance with basic hygiene and dressing. Light meal preparation, straightening of immediate surroundings. Client provides personal items.

Homemaker Car
e - Light and minimal homemaker service for clients physically unable to do for themselves. May include cleaning the bathroom, light mopping, vacuuming, dusting, linen change and taking out the trash. Laundry, if appliances are on premises. Client supplies all items.

*In Home Services is now operated as a Voucher Program. Eligible clients receive vouchers and a list of In Home Care Providers from which to purchase services on the days and times needed.  
* Please note: In-Home Services is not a substitute for a Nursing Service.

Meals on Wheels
meals-on-wheels Meals on Wheels delivers to homebound seniors, 60 and older, who are unable to cook for themselves. Over 50,000 meals are served each year through Meals On Wheels. All meals meet USDA requirements and are prepared by a vendor under contract with Cobb County Government. Volunteers are needed to deliver hot, nutritious meals to homebound seniors Monday - Friday. A visit from a cheery volunteer can do wonders! For more information on becoming a volunteer, please call 770-528-5381.

Eligibility to receive Meals On Wheels: Clients must be Cobb County residents, age 60 or older, and must complete an assessment by calling 770-528-5364.

Adopt-A-Route: Your company, church, or organization can Adopt-A-Route and deliver a hot, nutritious meal to Seniors in your neighborhood! Call 770-528-5381 for details.

Make a secure online donation: Click here to make an e-Donation to Meals on Wheels.

Call (770) 528-5364 for details.

Transportation Services
Transportation provides dependable, radio-dispatched vans at low cost to medical and nutritional facilities and designated Senior Centers in Cobb County. Approximately 1350 clients are served annually.

Cobb Freedom
The Cobb County Department of Transportation, in partnership with Cobb Senior Services and Cobb Community Transit (CCT), is proud to announce the launch of COBB FREEDOM. Click here for info.

Fixed Route - Transportation is provided to the three senior Neighborhood Centers on a pre-scheduled basis.

Demand Response - Appointments are pre-scheduled to medical facilities. Clients are asked to make appointments in advance.

For information about senior transportation, please call  770-528-5364.

Free Senior Citizen Bus Pass Program - If you regularly use CCT as your mode of transportation, Senior Services has a limited number of free 10-ride bus passes. Passes are available for the regular local bus as well as for para-transit. Passes are limited to Cobb County residents  age 55 or older. Call 770-528-5364 to see if you qualify.

Caregiving needs change daily. People become dependent on others. Other people suddenly find themselves in a caregiving role.
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senior-citizen-coucil Senior Citizen Council
A senior advocacy group which works to enhance the lives of Cobb's seniors. Council also sponsors scholarships for professionals in Cobb in the Gerontology field. For more information on this service, click here for More Information.

Voucher Programs
Our Voucher Programs support "self-directed" care by providing seniors with vouchers that are used as cash to purchase needed services. Participants are given a list of vendors from which to purchase services on the days and times needed.

Currently, Cobb County has voucher programs for four services: Cobb Freedom Transportation; In Home Services and the Share The Care caregiver program. Services offered may vary based on available grant funding. Call 770-528-5364 for more information.

Volunteer & Advocacy
There are many ways to share your gifts and give back to the community. Volunteering with CSS is a great way to stay active while making a difference. For more information about Volunteer & Advocacy, click here.