San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services

Taft Community Center

Phone
(209) 468-4168
Fax
(209) 932-2666
Eligibility

Low-income Stockton residents living in the 95206, 95231 and 95330 zip codes. Residents must provide picture identification and proof of residency (utility bill or a current bill).

Fees
None
Services

Taft Community Center offers a wide range of services. Please see below:

Food and Nutrition Services

  • USDA Commodity Food - every 3rd Thursday of each month for 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Donated Foods - Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with exceptions. Donated Food is not distributed the week of commodities
  • Emergency Food Assistance - Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; once every 90 days. Emergency Food is not distributed week of commodities
  • Farmer's Market - every 3rd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Food Baskets provided

Senior Program:

  • Brown Bag - a senior nutrition program for those 60 years and older that provides fresh fruits, vegetables and other food products twice per month on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
  • Congregate Meals - senior lunch for those 60 years and older that provides a third of the daily nutrition allowance in one meal, Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Bingo - Every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Dominoes - daily from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Senior Zumba - Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Youth Programs

  • After-School Program - Monday through Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) - 5 weeks summer program
  • Youth Snacks - every Tuesday at 1:40 p.m.

Additional Programs

  • Clothes giveaway - each Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Taft-Net Employment Computer Lab - Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. except commodity week
  • Annual Juneteenth Celebration - 3rd Saturday in June
  • Annual Cinco de Mayo - 1st Saturday in May
  • Annual Filipino Celebration TBA
  • Information and Referral Services

The Center is committed to providing community members with information and access to a variety of agencies that provide services in the areas of human services, employment, health, nutrition, housing assistance and education services. Community members are encouraged to visit the Center each day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for more information.

Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please see above for food distribution days and times.
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Main Location
389 West Downing Avenue
Stockton, CA  95206
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