• GCSCC Info
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  • Food Pantry

Mascoma Area Senior Center is a Program of the
Grafton County Senior Citizens Council: GCSCC Home

Serving the Communities of:
Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Orange, Grafton.

The Mascoma Area Senior Center is located in the former Indian River Grange Hall, a beautiful historic building in the heart of downtown Canaan.

The building has space for special activities as well as for the congregate dinners. To find out about activities, events and the lunch menu click the Program Information tab above or you can view the newsletters from the links to the left. Meals are served weekdays as 11:50 in the Center dining room. A trained outreach worker is available by appointment to help individuals with their unique needs. The center's lift-equipped van provides transportation to the center or to appointments and shopping by calling at least 24 hours in advance. The Center offers a food pantry by appointment to all residents of the five town area of Canaan, Enfield, Dorchester, Orange and Grafton.


Standard GCSCC Services:

  • Activities, Programs, and Clinics
  • Chore Corps
  • Community Outreach
  • Congregate Meals
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Transportation
  • Telephone Reassurance
  • Volunteering



Ongoing Programs


  • Home Delivered Meals
    Monday through Friday – Daily delivery; for information to receive home delivered meals, contact the Center Outreach Worker

  • Congregate Meal Program
    Home cooked meals served at 11:50 Monday through Friday. Suggested donation $3.00 over 60 & $7.00 charge for under age 60.

  • Coffee (or Tea) Social Group
    Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.

  • Site Advisory Council Meeting
    Fourth Monday of each month at 12:30

  • Gentle Style Yoga
    Mondays 9:45, $3.00 per session, certified instructor. Located upstairs, lift available. All classes are a gentle style of yoga with the last session monthly being a restorative style class. Wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing for yoga. Mats and equipment are available or bring your own.

  • Board Games; Scrabble; Cards
    Tuesday and Thursday 9-10 a.m.

  • Blood Pressure Checks:
    Weekly on Mondays 11:30 to noontime Free

  • Bone Builders
    Weekly on Mondays and Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. Meets in the upstairs activity room. For program information, or to join the group, please call RSVP at 448-1825

  • Knitting Group
    Weekly on Mondays at 9:45 a.m.

  • Foot Clinic & Ask A Nurse
    On the first Wednesday of the month with VNA nurse. Foot clinic morning appointments, fee per person: $15 & $20 for those with diabetes; bring a towel from home. Call the Center to schedule a foot clinic appointment. Ask A Nurse follows the foot clinic ending at 11:45 a.m. this is a time for questions that may arise between medical appointments, Ask A Nurse is a free program. Both are located upstairs, lift available.

  • Senior Bingo
    Every Wednesday after lunch (.25 a card)

  • 50/50 or Gem Game
    Every Wednesday during lunchtime (Tickets 3 for $1.00)



Food Pantry Located at
Mascoma Area Senior Center
Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc.


Serving Enfield, Canaan, Dorchester, Orange and Grafton residents by appointment.

1166 U.S. Route 4 , P.O. Box 210
Canaan, New Hampshire 03741
Phone: 603-523-4333 . Fax: 603-523-4334

Donations are gratefully appreciated.

Drop Boxes are located the Town Office, Library, and the Hardware Store.