The IPC Senior Outreach Program aims to reduce social isolation and maintain a community network of friendship and support.
The program began when two elderly Irish citizens, living in Boston died alone. The IPC responded immediately to reduce isolation. Weekly calls are made from the centre each Tuesday to check in with those who are living alone and, in an effort to assist in positive and healthy aging, the Irish Pastoral Centre hosts weekly events in Brighton, Dorchester and West Roxbury as well as a monthly lunch in Weymouth.
The Irish Pastoral Centre hosts weekly Café’s for our retired and Senior community with tremendous help from many volunteers!
On Mondays, the Cara Club meets at the Veronica Smith Senior Center, 20 Chestnut Hill Street, Brighton from 1pm to 3pm
On Tuesdays, Young At Heart gathers at St. Jerome's Church, 632 Bridge St, North Weymouth 1pm to 3pm
On Wednesdays, Café Eireann gathers at the IPC, 540 Gallivan Blvd (rear), Dorchester from 1pm to 3 pm
On Thursdays, the Crossroads Café meets at Saint John Chrysostom, West Roxbury from 1pm to 3pm.
Our Knitting Club takes place every Thursday at 11am.
IPC Senior program also offers:
Weekly check-in phone calls
Nursing home visits
Health and Wellness supports and referrals
A specially created Greenhill’s menu for Seniors that include 3 - 4 meals. Order through the Pastoral Centre.
Here at the Centre we also host:
“25” Cards Night: Every Thursday at 8pm
Our Sobriety Support Group meets every Saturday at 6pm. All are welcome.
First Friday Fish and Chips Supper Club from 5 to 7pm. Please call 617-635-5300 to RSVP
Please reach out to: Peggy Conneely or Patsy Dineen for enquiries and supports