We work with the following organizations to provide services and support to Central Oregon’s older adults.

Meals on Wheels has been guided by a single goal since the first known U.S. delivery by a small group of Philadelphia citizens in 1954 – to support our senior neighbors to extend their independence and health as they age. What started as a compassionate idea has grown into one of the largest and most effective social movements in America, currently helping nearly 2.4 million seniors annually in virtually every community in the country.

The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program is a statewide network of trained volunteers who educate and advocate for people of all ages who have Medicare. The program’s certified volunteer counselors help you understand your rights and Medicare insurance choices, at no charge to you. All information is kept confidential.

The Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) is a statewide database, providing access to local information and services for seniors and people with disabilities. The ADRC has trained professional staff who can help you and your family with immediate needs, or help you plan for the future.

United Way of Deschutes County is a Central Oregon-based nonprofit organization governed by a local Board of Directors, community leaders, and volunteers. They have been building stronger individuals, families, and communities for 65 years by investing in the most needed programs and services while strengthening our community.


The Deschutes County government is dedicated to enhancing the lives of citizens by delivering quality services in a cost-effective manner. Deschutes is Oregon’s 7th-largest county, home of more than 175,000 people and four cities – Bend, La Pine, Redmond and Sisters.