The Putnam County Community Center is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that provides a variety of services to the aging & disabled. As a community center, we also strive to provide programs & activities for all ages in our community. Located off of Route 71 in Standard, the PCCC has been serving residents of Putnam and surrounding counties since 1975. The PCCC is partially funded by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging.

The Putnam County Community Center is state, federal and locally funded by business and civic organizations, township and county governments and individuals in our community. We must raise $31,356 this fiscal year in order to meet our obligations for matching federal funds. PCCC is a not-for-profit organization; all donations are tax-deductible so please request a receipt if you would like to have one for your records. Online donations can be made below or you can help PCCC when you shop online with Amazon Smile or Goodsearch!

Upcoming at PCCC

Mon, Aug 13- Exercise Class 10:30-11:30 AM

Tues, Aug 14- Blood pressure & glucose checks 10-11 AM,

Site Council Meeting 10:30 AM, Cards & Bingo 12:30 PM

Wed, Aug 15- Exercise Class 10:30-11:30 AM

Thurs, Aug 16- County Fair Day: Games, Cakewalk & Auction 11:30 AM


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You're getting a new Medicare card!

Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards starting in April 2018. This mailing is nationwide and will take approximately a year. New cards will be sent through the mail; Medicare will NEVER call or e-mail you regarding your new card. PLEASE be aware there are scammers who are already taking advantage of this.

Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $38,000 last year during Medicare Part D Open Enrollment! We are your one stop for Medicare help. As a certified SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) site, the PCCC has counselors ready to answer your questions.

Medicare help is by appointment only. Please call (815) 339-2711 or (800) 757-4579 to make your appointment.

The Putnam County Community Center is a cooling center during regular operating hours of Monday through Friday 8 AM- 3 PM. Cooling centers help keep people safe during extremely hot weather and help save money on energy costs. For more information on cooling centers, please visit keepwarm.illinois.gov.

Open Enrollment is right around the corner!

PCCC's Outreach worker will be available in the coming months at the locations listed below to discuss available benefits and programs for those 60+ and provide enrollment assistance with Medicare Part B Prevention & Wellness Benefits, Medicare Part D drug plans, Extra Help/Low Income Subsidy, Medicare Savings Programs and Benefit Access. No appointment necessary. Call 815-339-2711 for more information.

Hennepin Library- September 13 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Lake Thunderbird Clubhouse- October 23 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Granville Library-  November 1 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Hennepin Library- November 8 from 9:30-11:30 AM

McNabb Library- November 19 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Are you a caregiver of a family member? Whether you take care of a parent or older family member or are a grandparent taking care of grandchildren, the PCCC can provide information, assistance and referrals.

PCCC Annual Cubs Bus Trip

Friday, September 28 @ 1:20 PM

This trip is officially sold out. Please note that we do typically have cancellations so if you would like to place your name on a waiting list, please call (815) 339-2711.

Friends & Family CPR/First Aid

Thursday, August 23 @ 10 AM

PC EMS Director Andy Jackson will be at the PCCC to teach Friends & Family  CPR/First Aid. This course is free and open to the public. You will not be certified following this course but you will gain general knowledge of what to do in the event of an emergency or injury. If interested, please call (815) 339-2711 to register.

AARP Driver Safety Course

September 17 & 18 from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

$15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members

This program is a classroom driver refresher course designed especially for drivers age 50 and older that aims to help class participants retain their driving competency. Completion of the course may entitle participants to an insurance discount (you must attend both days to be eligible for discount).

Lunch will be available both days; provided at no cost for those 60+ however donations are appreciated. Suggested donation is $5. Meals are available to those under 60 for $7.