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Friends of Poway Seniors


  The Poway Valley Senior Citizens Corporation was formed in 1974 and it is still here today. It has been quite a journey. 

We are no longer the Poway Senior Center and our mission and vision have changed. However, our passion to positively impact lives has not wavered.

Please join us on our New journey as the Friends of Poway Seniors. We look forward to meeting you and serving our community in new and exciting ways.


To support our seniors and marginalized communities by providing volunteer opportunities, access to material provisions and monetary support for municipal-run senior programming and other community outreach programs


For our seniors, and community-at-large to engage in, benefit from and enjoy life to its fullest

Furnishing Transitional housing for victims of Domestic Violence in partnership with Soroptomist International of Poway and Crisis House

Distributed to the Homeless in San Diego County 

Gifted to animals in need at Helen Woodward Animal Rescue and Scratch My Belly 

Aiding in alleviating the discomfort of living on the streets

Second hand

ReRuns ReSale Shoppe
Donation and Distribution Impact since July 2021

Thank you to our wonderful ReRuns Volunteers and Donors for contributing their time, talent and donations to our successful Resale shoppe and distribution program. 


The NEW Chef Is In!!

Chef Charlie of Charlie's Classic Cooking and his staff will be cooking and sharing their culinary talents for the senior lunch program starting February 1st!

Reservations are required by 1 pm the day before you wish to eat lunch 

For more information on the New Congregate Lunch program,
please visit


Join Us For Social Lunch!


Friends of Poway Seniors Bingo Proceeds greatly supports the
5-day a week meal program

Community lunches like ours support Poway seniors by providing:

 social opportunities to meet with others
budget-conscious seniors a lower-cost alternative to restaurant dining
Provides at least one hot meal a day for seniors who may not otherwise cook or buy complete meals for themselves


Friends of Poway Seniors was awarded a cooperative grant by the IRS so that our community seniors could participate in the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. 

Thank you to the City of Poway and the Villa de Vida Community for providing and setting up the tax event space at
the Mickey Cafagna Center 

Partnering for Seniors

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The Stats about our program 

15 IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers
571 total tax returns prepared the 2022 season
94% of the 2022 returns were for seniors in Poway and the immediate surrounding areas

$180k+ was saved in tax preparation costs for our seniors

Direct Care Workers are in demand.


Poway Adult School is offering a tuition FREE Home caregiver course to individuals who are providing direct non-medical care to loved ones at home. 

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