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Senior Programs & Services

Senior Classes, Activities and Support Services

A variety of classes, activities and senior support services are offered on a daily basis at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  We offer activities and classes that are free and open to join as well as fee based classes. Reservations may be required. You can register by visiting our Activity Registration Online page at cityofmissionviejo.org/register. Click the visitor log in link to sign in or to create an account. For more information on our classes and activities you can view our current Murray Memo Newsletter

Senior Transportation

The City's Senior Dial-A-Taxi Program offers service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to qualified residents 60 years or older. Must be registered with a photo identification card. Service boundaries include Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, Rancho Santa Margarita and to limited satellite destinations.  Customer cost is $5 per one-way trip.  Trips to John Wayne Airport are available for $20 per one-way trip.  Trips to any City facility building is free.  For more information call 949-470-3062. 

Volunteer Opportunities

One of the enjoyable aspects of retirement is having time to socialize and offer service/talent to the community. The 150-200 active volunteers at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center enjoy each other, serve program needs and assist other organizations through special projects.

Register for an opportunity to volunteer. Please call 949-470-3062 to request volunteer project help. Also, please consider some of the following volunteer opportunities:

  • Serving senior meals 
  • Delivering meals to the homebound 
  • Leading/playing cards or games 
  • Office/computer/record keeping 
  • Making/answering phone calls 
  • Teaching a class/workshop 
  • Entertaining 
  • Working with kids 
  • Making crafts/decorations 
  • Joining our community service projects

Senior Leadership Committee

Know the Leaders Serving You

The Senior Leadership Committee receives input from the community regarding senior citizen programs, needs and services. The Committee also provides information and recommendations regarding facility needs at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center. A member must be 55+ years of age to serve and is appointed by an advisory vote of the Community Services Commission. For more information please contact 949-470-8441. 

Murray Memo Newsletter

View the current Murray Memo Newsletter. If you would like to receive Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center program information monthly, please email RCS@cityofmissionviejo.org

Help Support Mission Viejo Seniors

Endowment - Remember Mission Viejo Senior Services in your will.                         

Tribute - Gift in Someone's name

Checks written to the Mission Viejo Community Foundation will go directly to support Senor Services in Mission Viejo.

For more information please contact Mission Viejo Community Foundation at RCS@cityofmissionviejo.org or 949-470-3061.