Fox Point Senior Center

Serving and supporting  since 1972

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Our Mission

The Fox Point Senior Center was established in September of 1972. Our mission is to provide seniors and individuals with disabilities a daily hot meal, health and wellness programs, information and referral programs, translation services and individual attention as needed (i.e. assistance with public paperwork, medication set-up and so on).

Our Staff

We currently maintain one employee, Melanie Borges, as Director. We utilize member volunteers, community business volunteers, and are a SER employment placement site to provide operational and program support and services to up to 75+ unique individuals per week

Our Collaborators and Providers

Fox Point Senior Center works with:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • URI School of Pharmacy
  • URI School of Nursing
  • Department of Elderly Affairs
  • The City of Providence
  • SNAP
  • The Fox Point Boys' and Girls' Club
  • United Way 211
  • The Point 
  • Senior Employment Services, and many more.

Our programs are provided by the above, and local businesses such as:

  • Body and Soul
  • Radiante
  • Pascarella Grill
  • individual professional providers as in-kind donations, donated services, discounted services and purchased services.

Our Funding

We are funded via the City of Providence Community Development Block Grant and other grants; as well as individual service donations. 

Our Board

Board of Directors:

  • Co-President - Mary Stella Santos 
  • Co-President - Diana Macomber-Gomes
  • Treasurer - Maria Franco 
  • Secretary - John Britto
  • Recording Secretary - Garo Emdijian

The Fox Point Senior Center is also guide by an Advisory Board, Advisory Board on Community Program Development and member survey input. For more information on our Board memberships and roles, financials and annuals;  please contact us at -