Social Services


Services are prioritized for the elderly, disabled, low-income individuals, and families with children under the age of six. Some emergency assistance may be available for individuals, on a limited basis, for those who have been referred from other community service agencies.

Meal Services

Key West: Congregate meal offerings at the Key West Senior Citizen Plaza at 1400 Kennedy Drive and the Key West and Lower Keys home-delivered meals are ongoing to all registered clients. All AARP activities that are held at the Harvey Government Center and other community locations are ongoing. 

Big Pine Key: The Big Pine Key Senior Citizen Center/Meal Site on Key Deer Boulevard is open at 30451 Lyttons Way. The Blue Heron Senior Center/Meal Site is nearing completion, and move-in should occur soon. Home-delivered meals to all registered Big Pine clients are ongoing. All AARP activities continue to occur throughout the community in various locations.

Marathon: Home-delivered meals are being provided to all registered clients throughout Marathon and the Middle Keys. All AARP activities, including poker and bridge card games, are ongoing at the Marathon Senior Center/Meal Site.

Key Largo: Congregate meal offerings at the Key Largo Tradewinds Senior Center/Meal Site located at 101491 Overseas Hwy, Suite 4, and Upper Keys home-delivered meals to all registered clients remain ongoing. For information on Upper Keys AARP and SHINE activities, contact:

In-Home Services  

In-Home Services, which include personal care, homemaking, in-home respite, and chore services for our most frail, elderly, disabled, or low-income citizens, continue in accordance with guidance from the Department of Elder Affairs. Personal care workers are Certified Nursing Assistants and are trained in infectious disease control. 

Transportation: MCT

Monroe County Transportation (MCT) provides daily para-transit (door-to-door service) to citizens throughout the County, primarily to and from dialysis, physical therapy, medical appointments, pharmacy, grocery store, work, food bank, or church. We are following our standard priority of medical rides first.


This program provides assistance with utility payments, prescription payments, food, etc. Contact 305-292-4408 for more information.


The majority of funding for services comes primarily from federal and state grants with a small portion coming from county taxpayers under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners.