Oconee County Senior Center

Oconee County Senior Center Awarded GrantUpdate
The Oconee County Senior Center was recently awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $750,000 to expand its current facility to continue to meet the needs of the county’s older adults. Click here to read the full announcement.

Oconee County Senior Center Update
Hello Seniors!​ 
Please continue to stay updated through our webpage, Facebook, email, or a telephone call to the Senior Center if you have questions related to upcoming planned activities and programs.
​Merry Howard, Senior Center Director

Staying safe from the Corona virus​* Clean your hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitizer
* Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
* Avoid close contact with people who are sick​* Wear a cloth face mask to avoid spreading the illness
* Distance yourself from other people for at least 6 feet
* Stay home as much as possible, especially if you are sick
* Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the inside of your elbow, then wash hands
* Clean and disinfect surfaces daily
For more information on Coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at https://www.coronavirus.gov/.

​Contact Us: 706-769-3979
Merry Howard, Senior Center Director, mhoward@oconee.ga.us         Allison Burns, Assistant Director, aburns@oconee.ga.us
Angela Helwig, Aging Services Coordinator, ahelwig@oconee.ga.us 
ary Ann Hall, Food Services Manager, mhall@oconee.ga.us
Marge McKee, Senior Services Aide, mmckee@oconee.ga.us     
Pat Anderson, Receptionist, panderson@oconee.ga.us 

Our Mission

To positively impact our community by creating opportunities for healthy aging through social engagement, physical activity and well-being, civic involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning.

Our Goal

To give all our members a sense of belonging, providing them with programs that contribute to their well-being, and helping to keep them healthy, happy and informed.


The Oconee County Senior Center offers a wide variety of daily activities:
  • Exercise - Senior Fit, Chair Zumba, Line Dancing
  • Games - Bingo, Bridge, Canasta, Mahjong, Ping Pong, Pool, Rummikub, Texas Hold'em Poker
  • Educational programs, computer classes, arts and crafts instruction
  • Outings
  • Holiday parties
  • Music programs
  • Health screenings - blood pressure checks, etc.

OCSC Activities - Coronavirus Style