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City of Tacoma Senior Centers Re-opened June 6, 2022!

Beacon Activity Center and Lighthouse Activity Center reopened at reduced capacity on June 6, 2022. Tacoma residents who are 60 years of age or older are eligible to participate in programming at the centers.  Please visit KWA’s Senior Support webpage for additional information for the centers.


Beacon Activity Center: 415 South 13th Street, Tacoma, WA 98402 

Beacon Activity Center is on the corner of South 13th Street & Fawcett Avenue, which is two blocks down the hill from Tacoma Avenue or six blocks up the hill from Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma.    Google Maps 


Lighthouse Activity Center: 5016 A Street, Tacoma, WA 98408 

Lighthouse Activity Center is in the middle of the block on A Street, one block east of Pacific Avenue.  Google Maps


Lunches are Available at the Senior Centers

Lunches are available to Tacoma seniors (age 60 years and older) Monday through Friday on a first come-first serve basis, from 12 PM to 12:30 PM. Please see the lunch schedule below for Lighthouse Activity Center and Beacon Activity Center.


Lunch at Beacon Activity Center:

  • Sit-down lunches are available on Monday and Tuesday
  • “To Go” lunches are available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 

Lunch at Lighthouse Activity Center:

  • Sit-down lunches are available on Thursday and Friday
  • “To Go” lunches are available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 

Lunch delivery may also be arranged (on Wednesdays only) within Tacoma city limits. Please note that there is limited capacity for lunch delivery, and you must register for meals in advance. To register for meals, and for more information about Wednesday lunch delivery, please call (253) 474-1200.


Please note that on days where “To Go” meals are available, no sit-down meals will be provided. Similarly, on days where sit-down lunches are provided, no “To Go” lunches will be available.

Food is provided by Catholic Community Services through a grant from the Older Americans Act. The Older Americans Act sets the policy on cost of meals, eligibility, and menu guidelines. Eligible seniors are encouraged to pay up to the $3 per day for meals; however no senior will be denied a meal due to inability to pay.


In addition to these services, a Multi-Generational Center will be opening at the Beacon Activity Center, which will include cross over services and activities for seniors and young adults.

Contact Information


Senior Centers



Beacon Activity Center

(253) 301-3369


Lighthouse Activity Center

(253) 426-1282


Aging and Disability Resource Center

(253) 798-4600
(800) 562-0332