Christine Helmandollar, Director
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Evening and weekend programming on occasion, see calendar of events.
Round-trip shared-ride transportation is available through the County by Community Transit. The shared-ride program is 50 cents per trip or $1.00 for a round-trip. Contact the Center to arrange for Community Transit. Community Transit will transport individuals age 65 or older who live in Aldan, Collingdale, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne, Yeadon. Please contact SEPTA for a bus schedule if you would like to take public transportation.
Nutritious meals are served at lunchtime Monday through Friday. See our menu, updated monthly. A $2.00 per person donation is suggested for individuals over age 60, $3.00 for persons under age 60.
Membership is open to people of all races, creeds, and cultures, age 50 and older. To become a member, pick up a registration form at the Center or click here. Fill it out and pay the annual fee of $25.00 per year for regular membership or $40.00 for a trustee level. The fee supports the operating budget, is voluntary and activities are open to members and non-members alike. Members may receive reduced rates for fee-based programs as they are added to the activity calendar or Center for Life Long Learning.
Friendship Circle is the 3 story brick building located on the east campus of Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital in St. Bernard's Hall off Wycombe Avenue, across from Holy Cross Cemetery. From Darby: Proceed north on Main St./Lansdowne Ave. and make a right onto the east campus.