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

Thurs, March 15- St. Patrick's Day Party w/ entertainment by Katie Roy 12:30 PM

Fri, March 16- Medicare A & B, MSP & LIS Enrollment Event 9-10 AM (By appt. only)

Tues, March 20- Card Party 12:30 PM

Wed, March 21- AARP Tax Aide Day- call for appt.

Thurs, March 22- Movie Day "Rio Bravo"

sponsored by the PC Library 12:30 PM


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Putnam County Community Center SHIP Counselors saved our clients over $38,000 this 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.

The general enrollment period for Medicare Part A & B is January 1-March 31. You can sign up for Part A and/or Part B during the enrollment period if both of these apply:

- You didn't sign up when you were first eligible.

- You aren't eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.

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

Our next Medicare Part A & B, MSP (Medicare Savings Program) & LIS (Low Income Subsidy) enrollment event is Friday, March 16 from 9-10 AM. Please call for an appointment.

Pass the Pink Packet Please!

March 22 at 10 AM

This free program will help you learn about the safety of artificial sweeteners & how to use them in cooking & baking to decrease sugar in your diet. Advance registration is required by March 20 by calling (815) 224-0889.

Program provided by U of I Extension Office Nutrition & Wellness Educator, Susan Glassman.

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

Putnam County Community Center Severe Weather Closing Policy:

It is the policy of the Putnam County Community Center to close the facility if Putnam County School District 535 closes due to inclement weather. Please listen to your local radio stations or visit our Facebook page for closing notices.

Outreach available at PC Libraries

PCCC's Outreach worker will be at the McNabb Library March 12 from 9:30-11:30 AM. She will be available to answer questions and discuss available benefits and programs for those 60+. No appointment necessary. Call 815-339-2711 for more information.

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.

Click here to find out more about this year's Family Caregiver Conference.