Located west of Tamiami Trail where Shamrock curves south along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Venice Senior Friendship Center campus is nestled amongst the oaks and pines in a beautiful park setting.
The campus includes:
Kathleen K. Catlin Friendship Center
A bustling activities center and the campus hub of activities and extended learning opportunities
The Friendship Cafe
Nutritious healthy meals are provided for persons 60 and older at our Friendship Cafes. Enjoy a friendly atmosphere, entertainment and activities. A suggested donation of $3 is asked to help cover the cost of meals. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. Click on menus tab at the top of this page for current menu. Click here for Friendship Cafe Locations.
Supportive Aging Services, including case management, social services and Friendship at Home.
Pat Buster Center for Healthy Aging
Friendship Centers' medical and dental clinics serve low income persons 55+, accepting Medicare and Medicaid as well as uninsured individuals. See Centers for Healthy Aging under services.
- The Caregiving Place Adult Day Services
Provide safe, affordable care for loved ones while caregivers work or simply have time to themselves. For more information, click here, for a downloadable flier about the adult day services, click here.
- Friendship Centers Volunteer Services
Learn how you can be a part of our team of volunteers.
Small Appliance Repair Shop
Volunteers repair small appliances for a nominal fee.
Founded in 1973, Friendship Centers' leading edge programs have earned this organization many awards and a reputation as a national model for meeting the needs of persons 50+.
Click on services in the upper left hand corner of this page for details on programs and services through Friendship Centers of Venice.