Senior Assistances

Stores With hours dedicated to seniors

  • Albertsons: Stores are open from 7 to 9 .am. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors and at-risk customers to shop.
  • BJ’s Wholesale ClubAnyone 60 and older can shop from 8 to 9 a.m.
  • Dollar General: The first hour of operation is reserved for seniors. Call your local store to find out opening times.
  • Dollar Tree: first hour of business is reserved for seniors, at-risk customers and pregnant women.
  • HEB: Starting March 23, all stores offer the Favor Senior Support Line, a personal shopping and delivery service for at-risk customers, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m daily.
  • Sam’s Club: Seniors and at-risk customers can shop every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 a.m.
  • TargetStores are reserving an hour on Wednesdays for “vulnerable shoppers.” Call your local store to find out exact hours.
  • Trader Joe’sSelect stores will open early for seniors and at-risk customers. Call your local store to find out exact hours.
  • Vons: Stores are open from 7 to 9 .am. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors and at-risk customers to shop.
  • Walgreens: Every Tuesday, starting Tuesday, March 24, is now Seniors Day with all-day discounts and seniors-only shopping from 8 to 9 a.m.
  • WalmartFrom now through April 28, stores open one hour early on Tuesday for 60 and older to shop.
  • Whole Foods MarketStores open one hour early for 60 and older to shop. Call your local store for exact hours.


Seniors enrolled in the Senior Nutrition Program will receive meal distributions + commodities by calling their nearest City of San Antonio Department of Human Services senior center or 210-207-7172.


Seniors can also call the following numbers for more resources:

  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities, 210-337-3663
  • Meals on Wheels SA 210-735-5115
  • Alamo Service Connection 210-477-3275

Senior CenterPhone Number
West End Park Senior Center210-207-1720
District 2 Senior Center210-207-5390
South Side Lions Senior Center210-207-1760
Willie Cortez Senior Center210-207-5294
District 5 Senior Center210-207-5270
Normoyle Senior Center210-207-5650
Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior Center210-558-0178
Doris Griffin Senior Center210-780-7444
Bob Ross Senior Center210-207-5300
Northeast Senior Center210-207-4590

  • Meals on Wheels: 210-735-5115
  • San Antonio Food Bank Commodities: 210-337-3663
  • Alamo Service Connection/Senior Services: 210-477-3275
  • COSA District Health Services Senior Center: 210-207-7122


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