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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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Treasures, Trinkets & Tea May 9 in Sarasota

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Join us from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Friday, May 9 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota for an elegant afternoon of tea, fun and friendship to benefit the Friendship Centers' Caregiving Center. It’s Mother’s Day Weekend, a great opportunity to pay tribute to the special ladies in your life, or to host a special themed table to impress your clientele.
RAIN DATE: MAY 17 Second Annual Antique Classic Car Show
The second annual Friendship Antique Classic Car Show in Venice has been rescheduled to May 17.  Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see some of the areas rare and beautifully restored vintage automobiles while enjoying a morning in the park-like setting of the Venice Friendship Center's campus on the Intracoastal Waterway. The Show runs from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Admission is free to spectators. For exhibitors, pre-registration is $15,  $20 on the day of the event. Trophies and prizes will be awarded. Call 556.3205 for details.

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.
Senior Friendship Centers of Lee County
5272 Summerlin Commons Way, #604
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Mon. - Fri.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

Senior Friendship Centers 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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