Senior Services In Desoto County

Senior Resource Guide

Senior Resource Guide

The Desoto County Board of Supervisors publishes a booklet with information specifically for Senior Citizens. Click the button below to view the booklet.

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Seniors FAQ

With the number of people and different activities at the Senior Center there are always questions; these seem to be
the ones that are most common. We have monthly calendars with the activities listed and we post information
about special events on bulletin boards around the center. There is also a large community board that individuals
and businesses can use to post items too.

Is there a membership fee for the Senior Center?

What is the age requirement?

  • Answer: 50 years old and older.

Is there a residence requirement?

  • Answer: At this time, there is no restriction.

Are the activities free?

  • Answer: The Senior Center does not charge for any activities.

When is the exercise equipment available?

  • Answer: The exercise equipment is available at any time when the Senior Center is open except during Yoga class times and Chair Aerobics.

What are your hours? And, are you closed when the schools are closed for inclement weather?

  • Answer: The Senior Center is open Monday – Friday from 8:00A.M. to 4:00P.M. We do not follow the schools inclement weather policy, typically we are open. The Senior Center does observe the municipal holidays; every effort is made to post those holidays in advance. If in doubt, please call the center at (662)890-7182.

Does the Senior Center serve meals?

  • Answer: No.

Is there transportation available?

  • Answer: The Senior Center does not provide transportation.

Frequently Used Numbers

SS Office

1-866-739-4771

Drivers License

890-7211

Tax Collector

893-8989

OB City Hall

892-9200

Post Office

890-5493

Desoto County Transportation

1-800-844-2433

Voters Registration

429-1326

Court House in Hernando

429-5011

Senior Center Staff

Norma Shaw – Senior Coordinator

Phone: 662-890-7182

Fax: 662-890-7183

mailto:nshaw@obms.us

Janet Willis – Part Time Administrative Assistant

Phone: 662-890-5237
mailto:janet.willis@obms.us

Shelly Columbia- Receptionist

Phone: 662-890-7182
mailto:shelly.columbia@obms.us

For more information Olive Branch Senior Center call the center at 662-890-7182 or email mailto:nshaw@obms.us

Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday thru Friday

Golden Branches meet at 11:00 every Thursday. For more information on the Golden Branches email goldengirlsue38@aol.com.


Address: 8800 College St. Olive Branch, MS 38654

Phone: 662-890-7182

Contact Us

  • 662-892-9200
  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654

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