In 2018, the Florence Douglas Center (FDC) will enter its 41st year of serving the community. Founded in 1977, the FDC is a 14,000 sq. ft. city owned facility located in the central core area of Vallejo providing social, educational, recreational, health, nutritional and consumer advice, counseling, and activities. The FDC is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, multi-purpose, all-inclusive, service center that directly provides over 50 regular programs to seniors. It operates with minimal professional staff, and the assistance of a large pool of volunteers. The Vallejo Senior Citizens’ Council Inc., established in 1974, is responsible for oversight and management of the FDC operations.
- To foster and promote programs and services for the charitable, educational, social, and recreational needs of persons 50 years of age and over.
- To be the community focal point for senior services and programs.
- To provide recreational, educational and social activities, and a nutrition program
- To provide an extensive information and referral service, coordinating services with other agencies serving Solano County.