OCS Program Information
Please note that the following items comprise the programs we normally offer and may not be available during this pandemic. Please remember to call (708) 422-8776 for updated information.
Blood Pressure EP Fire Department
9000 S. Kedzie – Every Tuesday. 10-Noon
Copy Machine Fee: 10 cents per copy
Double Nickel Plus Chorus: Wednesday. 9:30am Shirley Burt, Director - Chorus is self supporting, members are OCS volunteers, They entertain at senior centers, hospitals, nursing homes, schools and groups. New members welcome.
Evergreen Parkettes: are an OCS volunteer group of dancers originating in the Monday Line Dance Class. The Parkettes have taken their show on the road. Newcomers welcome. They are Governors Hometown Award Winners!
Exercise Classes: Tuesday./Thursday. 9:30 am. Own pace. Leader calls out exercise-music on audio tape. Donation: $1/month, Non-residents: $2. Video exercise, Monday through W-Friday 9am (self directed)
Farmer's Market: runs June thru October, each Thursday, 7am-1pm. Yukich Field 89th Kedzie is home to a variety of loyal vendors.
Income Tax Service: Available by appointment, Feb – Apr, Monday through Friday 9:30am - 4:00pm IRS/AARP trained OCS Volunteer Tax Counselors provide E-filing etc. Assistance with Circuit Breaker and Senior Freeze forms.
Large Print Books: Main Office (a variety of novels are borrowed for 2 weeks)
Library: Videos/books loaned on the honor system.
Line Dancing: New Beginners (11am-Noon); Beginners (Noon-1pm); Advanced (1pm-2pm) $2.00/ class. Maureen Kanadet, Instructor
Loan Closet: Medical equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, commodes etc.) are available with a non-refundable deposit/donation.
Meals On Wheels: Residents 60+, homebound or disabled may have meals delivered. For info on Meals on Wheels contact OCS or Pathlights (708) 361-0219
Monday and Tuesday Movie: 50-inch TV screen in the Library, 10am and 1pm each day
Pinochle Mondays from 4pm-6pm
Pathlights - Palos, Lemont, Orland, and Worth Townships. The agency provides support to OCS. EP seniors benefit from specialized training. They assist seniors in finding Federal State and County programs/ benefits based on eligibility. Call (708) 361-0219
Referral Service: Sign up to help our residents with household repairs and chores they no longer are able or want to do.
Senior Citizens' Drop-in Center
Multi-purpose room furnished through the generosity of the Senior Citizens' Council. A 50" TV, and DVD player; paintings, library books, couches and recliners round out the amenities.
Social Services: A limited amount of social services are available to - Contact Village Food Pantry, Salvation Army Outreach, Share & LIHEAP based on eligibility guidelines, and Healthier Evergreen thru OCS Director.
Transportation: OCS mini-bus, Tuesday. thru Friday. 9am-3:30 by appointment. (Fee: 50¢ each way).
Travel News: OCS Offers Friendly Group Travel click here for latest destination information
Volunteer Opportunities: If you have "time on your hands" call OCS 422-8776