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Sarasota Senior Friendship Centers

The Friendship Centers

Our Mission: "To Promote health, dignity and quality of life
throughout the journey of aging."

The Friendship Centers are a non-profit network of centers in Southwest Florida with services to meet the needs of people 50 and older, and extend into the community with volunteer opportunities for all ages. We currently have services in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee and Collier Counties.  Since the early 1970s this organization has led the country in developing innovative, cost-effective approaches to address the health and wellness needs of older adults. Program areas include:




For information on our programs and services by county, click on locations in the pull down tab at the top of this page.

To contact Senior Friendship Centers by telephone, please call 941.955.2122.

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Senior Friendship Centers Headline News

Save the Date: 13th Annual Friendship Centers Golf Tournament Nov. 17, 2014
Don't forget to mark your calendar and put together a foursome for the 13th annual Friendship Center's Golf Tournament on Monday, Nov. 17 at the prestigious Founders Club, one of Sarasota County's premier golf courses.  Proceeds will benefit The Friendship Centers.   Highlights include  A Celebrity Pro Auction, and numerous prize winning opportunities,  including a two year lease on a brand new Audi for a hole in one.  Sponsorship opportunities available. 
Oct. 23 Venice "Eat Drink & Be Scary"
Mark your calendar and plan to join us from 5-6:30 p.m. at Island Times Spirits and Gourmet Market in Venice for a very special winetasting, food and Halloween fun. Tickets are $35, and proceeds will benefit the Friendship Centers' Pat buster Health Clinic in Venice. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 941.556.3205 for information. Download sponsorship information, here.


Friendship Center Locations

The Friendship Centers
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
Mon-Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Kathleen K. Catlin Friendship Center
2350 Scenic Drive
Venice, FL 34293
Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friendship Centers of Lee County
5272 Summerlin Commons Way, #604
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friendship Centers of DeSoto County
219 East Oak Street
Arcadia,FL 34266
Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friendship Centers of Charlotte County
Rebecca Neal Owens Center, Harbour Heights
27420 Voyageur Drive
Punta Gorda, FL 33983
Mon. - Fri.: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friendship Health Clinic Collier
2171 Pine Ridge Rd. Ste. F
Naples, FL 34109
Mon. - Thurs: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

RSVP Sarasota/Manatee
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236
Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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