The West Ouachita Senior Center, Inc. (WOSC), a non-profit United Way Agency, was established in 1980 and successfully administers community supportive services, which enhance dignity and support independence.
Our staff, volunteers and Community Business Partners improve the quality of life for residents in western Ouachita Parish by offering education and training, recreational events and activities, preventative health services, food programs, advocacy, linkage to community services and transportation.
National Senior Center Accreditation
More than 5,000 seniors receive services that help them embrace healthy aging from the Senior Center every year. In 2012, the Center was awarded the prestigious National Senior Center Accreditation. Less than 2% of the senior centers nationwide reach the National Council on Aging’s Standards of Excellence. West Monroe’s Senior Center is Louisiana’s first nationally accredited senior center.
Safe & Dependable Transportation
The Senior Center provides safe and dependable transportation to destinations in Ouachita Parish with handicapped accessible buses and vans. It has received accolades from the Louisiana Department of Transportation for fulfilling its mission to provide access to goods, services, employment, and vital destinations to the general public in western Ouachita Parish.
Early Voting Site
The West Ouachita Senior Center is an early voting site for state elections. Contact the Senior Center for specific days and times they are open.