Southwest Michigan

"SSVBC provides professional services, opportunities and caring support for seniors in Van Buren County, Michigan to enhance their quality of life and living situations."

Notice from Senior Services of Van Buren County

In the interest of keeping our seniors as safe as possible, Senior Services of Van Buren County has decided  not to open our Activity Centers until there is a vaccine available.   While we miss all of our seniors very much, we believe this is the right decision given the age range of our participants.  We will publicize on Facebook, area newspapers and our website before the reopening of our centers before take place.

Although our Activities Centers and offices remain closed to the public, our staff is continuing their work to serve the needs of our seniors. 


Late November/December update: Due to the recent increase in Covid19 cases, Senior Services has cancelled the Nov 30 and Dec 4 Food Trucks. These will be rescheduled as soon as possible. We have also canceled December  PickUp Meals along with December commodities. We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause but the safety of our seniors and staff is our priority. 

We are still offering

Carewatch Services which include home meal deliveries to qualifying seniors, DHS and SS assistance, utility assistance, help with finding in-home care, assistance in home repairs for caregivers, referrals for seniors suffering from depression,  help with paperwork, referrals to agencies who help with various needs, and more.

Friendly phone calls program by volunteers to seniors who are lonely.

If you have questions about any of these services or find yourself in need of assistance, please contact us at 269-637-3607.  Please leave a message  as we are checking messages frequently, and will get back to you as soon as possible.

         Senior Services             Board Meetings

Due to Covid 19, all Senior Services Board Meetings are currently hosted via Zoom at 4:30pm on the third Wednesday of the month.  A link will be posted the week of the meeting for public participation.

Upcoming meetings:

Wed, March 17 at 4:30

Wed, April 21 at 4:30

Wed, May 19 at 4:30

To Join March 17 2021 Meeting, click on this link:



All of our senior centers and offices are currently closed to the public due to Covid19.   Please contact us at 269-637-3607 with any questions.




Persons age 60 and over, living in

Van Buren County and within an area that is funding SSVBC through millage dollars, are eligible to receive services and attend activities at any of our locations. 

Are you interested in volunteering?

To find out more about our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and Americorp Seniors, pleases click on the Volunteering Tab.

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Drive Trough Meals

Senior Services has resumed its drive through meals at their South Haven and Paw Paw locations  on Wednesdays, starting in 


Wednesday  April 14  

Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, dessert

Wednesday  April 21  

Chicken Cordon Bleu, cheesy potatoes, corn, dessert

Wednesday  April 28   Lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, dessert

RSVP is required. If you are age 60 or older and live in a funded area, please call

269-468-9476 to place your order by the Friday before the date of the meal. You may reserve meals for the entire month at one time if you like.  Be sure to let us know your pick up location!

You may pick up your meals from 12 to 1pm at the Senior City on 76th Street (10781 76th St. South Haven),  or

Senior City East, Entrance C 

600 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw (Freshwater Church)  Original location in the east parking lot.