Community Supportive Living Services

The City of Solon provides an array services for its seniors, who may be eligible for the programs listed below. Contact the Solon Senior Center at 440-349-6363 for program specifics.  If you are in need of  Social Services, contact or request a consultation with Yvette Hasan, LSW.

Solon Senior In-Town Transportation Service - Information Sheet
Transportation is available within the City of Solon for Solon seniors and adults with disabilities. Transportation is available Monday through Friday, with pick-up times between 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. For specific information regarding this service, click here. To register, call the Solon Senior Center.

Out-of-Town Senior Transportation Service - Information Sheet
Transportation is available outside the City of Solon for Solon seniors and adults with disabilities. For specific information regarding this service, click here. Services are provided by Senior Transportation Connection, ( To participate as a City of Solon resident, call the Solon Senior Center at 440-349-6363.

Social Work Consultation
Our social worker, Yvette Hasan, LSW is available for consults and visits with senior adults and their families to provide information and referrals to assist in accessing programs and making informed decisions regarding housing/living options, in-home care, home safety and maintenance, health insurance, prescription assistance programs, legal and financial issues. She is Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) certified in order to better assist you with health insurance selection, prescription assistance programs and questions. The Social Worker will provide local meal delivery options upon request. Call the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 for questions or an appointment. 
Support Groups
Support groups are available on a weekly or monthly basis to offer help and information. The following support groups are provided through the Solon Senior Center:

  • Delay the Disease
  • Alzheimer's Support 
  • Parkinson's Support.
  • Solon Strivers Chronic Illness Support
  • Grief Support
Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for more information. 

Senior Rubbish Pick-Up Service
Rubbish collection at the door (garage or home entry door) is available for seniors and adults with disabilities, who have no other able bodied person residing with them. Rubbish is collected on a weekly basis for those unable to safely take their automated trash container to the curb. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for registration.

Solon Personal Emergency Response Systems (SPERS)
Personal Emergency Response Systems are available at no charge for financially qualifying senior residents. To qualify, gross annual income must not exceed 200% of federal poverty guidelines, as well as available access to a land phone line. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW.

Nutrition and Support Programs

  • Solon Mobile Pantry
A once a month food distribution held at the Church of Resurrection, 32001 Cannon Rd. in Solon, funded by the Solon Rotary. Assistance is provided by the Solon Senior Center, as well as other local faith based and service organizations. This distribution is unique in that it provides perishable and nonperishable. Monthly distribution typically occurs on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.. To be eligible, income must be 200% of poverty or lower. Contact the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 with questions. 

  • Solon Produce Market
A once a month produce distribution held at the Solon Senior Center, and generously supported by the Solon Rotary and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. This distribution is unique in that it provides local older adults with fresh produce to promote a healthy lifestyle. Monthly distribution typically occurs on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.. This event is open to all older adults 60 & over. Contact the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 with questions. 

  • Sacks for Seniors
A monthly distribution of non-perishable food items for local older adults.  Items are donated to and distributed through the Solon Senior Center.  To find out additional information, and to check program requirements contact Yvette Hasan, LSW.

Sunshine Call Program
Morning well-check calls are made by volunteers, on a daily basis, to any senior or adult with disability. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for registration.

Home Chore Referral Program
Connect4Seniors provides referrals for contractors and handyman interested in providing home maintenance for our local seniors. The home maintenance workers complete an application, including reference checks, before referrals are given. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for information.

Senior Snowplowing
Driveway snowplowing at no charge is available for qualifying seniors and adults with social security qualifying disabilities. In addition to age and disability qualifications, the following must be met: proof that gross household income less than $40,000, no other able bodied person under 65 resides at the residence and it must be the primary residence for the majority of the winter. Snow is cleared once in a 24 hour period, when accumulation reaches 3 inches or more. Applications are submitted each fall. The application period is published in the Senior Sentinel, as well as letters sent to previous participants. Please call the Solon Senior Center for further information.

Health Insurance Check-Up
Solon Senior Center could be called a “Medicare Open Enrollment” site each year from mid October through December early. This is the time of year that Medicare gives recipients a chance to make changes to their drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans. Our social worker, who is OSHIIP certified will explain Medicare basics for persons newly enrolling in Medicare, how Part D and Medicare Advantage Health Plans work. She will discuss what changes will occur for the new year, describe out of pocket cost, compare plans to determine which plan would most benefit an individual, and assist with enrollment. Appointments are scheduled year round for those preparing for retirement or initial enrollment in Medicare. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for an appointment.

Seasonal Yard Maintenance Assistance
Local volunteer organizations and the Solon Police Department’s Juvenile Community Diversion Program provide assistance with spring clean and fall leaf raking. Openings are based on availability. Please call the Solon Senior Center for further information.

Additional Supportive Services       

Additional community resources are available for older adults, adults with disabilities and residents with low income who meet program qualifications. Our Social Worker can assist in providing referrals to the following resources and more.

CARE Program     
A program designed to improve the safety and independence of older adult homeowners. CARE provides non-complicated home maintenance coordination and assistance, through the use of supervised volunteers. Participants may receive service at least six times, with tasks such as yard maintenance; kitchen clean-up; home organization; window cleaning; closet cleaning; minor repairs; seasonal home organization and technology assistance. Membership in the CARE program includes a home safety evaluation. Sliding scale memberships are available. CARE is coordinated through a collaborative effort of representatives from Community Partnership on Aging and the Cities of Solon, Cleveland Heights and Maple Heights. Funding is provided by the Senior Center Innovation Grant awarded by the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services through the Health & Human Services Levy.

For application information you can contact the CARE Office by phone at 216-848-0594, by email at, or by clicking here.  

For additional information please contact the Solon Senior Center or visit  the CARE website.

United Way First Call for Help/211 
Only a phone call away, all you need to do is dial 211 on your telephone to receive referrals to assist with your needs. The United Way resource line is available 24 hours a day.
Adult Protective Services (APS) 
Adult Protective Services (APS) is available to protect and assist adults 60 + who may be victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and/or financial exploitation. Allegations of abuse concerning vulnerable adults 18+ are investigated. Once a case is substantiated, social services workers provide case management, including referrals to community services, such as home support, temporary shelter, meals, medical care, financial counseling and more. If you suspect that an elderly Cuyahoga resident is the victim of abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation, report it. Call the Elder Abuse Hotline at (216)420-6700.

Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging 
 Phone (800) 626-7277
Cuyahoga County Department of Senior and Adult Services 
Phone (216) 420-6750
Cuyahoga County Housing Loan Programs 
A variety of financial assistance and low/no interest housing rehabilitation, down payment and mortgage loan programs such as Housing Loan Program for Seniors, Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, H.E.L.P and more are available for qualifying Solon residents through the Cuyahoga County of Development. Repayment conditions vary based on financial qualifications. For further information contact the Cuyahoga County Department of Development, 216-443-7260, 216-443-8079. For online access, click on HOUSING after you reach the website.
Ohio Department on Aging 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 
Department of Veterans Affairs 
Home Energy Assistance Programs 
 Ohio Benefit Bank 

Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OHSIIP) 
Social Security Administration 
Senior Transportation Connection 
RTA Paratransit Services