Social & Wellness Centers

Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center & College Avenue Center

Exercise your mind, body, and spirit.

At JFS, we believe in living fully at every age. For adults ages 60+, our Social & Wellness Centers offer a great place to spend your day, meet new friends, and enjoy a good meal. Here, everyone is family.

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Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center
(858) 637-3388

College Avenue Center
(858) 637-3270

“The Center has become my second home, and my new friends are like family.”


Balboa Avenue
Older Adult Center

Monday – Thursday, 10:00am -2:00pm
Out & About – Friday Daytrips

Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus – Community Services Building
8788 Balboa Ave. | San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 637-3388

Laugh. Connect. Feel right at home! Join our friendly group for lunch and a full menu of activities focused on nurturing the wellbeing of those living with early stage Alzheimer’s and related forms of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). On Fridays, we offer Out & About, a professionally guided daytrip with lunch at a restaurant or deli.

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College Avenue Center

Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Temple Emanu-El
6299 Capri Drive | San Diego, CA  92120
(858) 637-3270

Take a computer course in the Cyber Café, join a fitness or yoga class, or watch a film in the movie room. Then enjoy a delicious Kosher lunch, with soup and salad bar served daily. Lunch is served Monday – Friday at 12:00pm – no reservations required.

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Start Your Volunteer Story

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Loneliness affects nearly half of older adults in San Diego. Every day, JFS volunteers are working to change that. Learn how you can be part of the story.

The JFS Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative

A new initiative at JFS offers a support system for individuals and caregivers impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD).

Helping People Thrive
At Every Age

With services like home-delivered meals, On the Go transportation solutions, and in-home care coordination, we support living fully at every age.