Senior Services

The City of Artesia Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs especially for those 50 and over. Programs include a daily congregate meals program, free Dial-A-Ride transportation, social groups, activities, special events, and excursions. Please check back for updates!


Senior Programs 2024


Senior Spring Luncheon 2024 SM


Join us on our monthly trips to various locations in Southern California, such as casinos, local landmarks, and tourist attractions! All excursions include transportation and entry fees (fees for lunch and casino play not included)

Click HERE to register for our upcoming Senior Excursions!

Our next excursion is:

Senior Excursion-Valley View Casino Mar 2024

Lunch Program

Human Services Association (HSA) provides congregate lunches to individuals 60 and over.

Lunch is served at the Albert O. Little Community Center at Artesia Park Monday through Friday (Facility is closed for Holidays). There is a suggested donation of $3.00 per meal for seniors over 60, and $7.00 for those under 60.

Please contact 562-924-6509 to register and for reservations (HSA Office is staffed M-F from 9:30 am -1pm)

Senior Meals Menu February 2024

Senior Meals Menu March 2024

Artesia Express Complimentary Dial-A-Ride Taxi Cab Service

Artesia contracts with Fiesta Taxi/Dial-A-Ride to provide a free local transportation service to Artesia residents who are 60 and over or who are disabled.

Transportation is available Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The taxi service will pick up and drop off anywhere between the boundaries of Rosecrans Ave. (North), E. Carson St./Lincoln Ave. (South), Valley View St. (East), and Bellflower Boulevard (West). Any areas outside the boundaries would be charged directly to the rider.

Dial-A-Ride will also take Artesia passengers to various satellite locaitons at no additional cost during service hours. These locations are:


Bellflower Medical Center( 9542 E. Artesia Blvd)

DMV (9520 E. Artesia Blvd.)

Kaiser Permanente (9400 E. Rosecrans Avenue)

Kaiser Permanente (9333 E. Rosecrans Avenue)


Kaiser Permanente (9400 Imperial Avenue)

Kaiser Permanente (9449 Imperial Avenue)

Downey Regional Medical Center(11500 Brookshire Avenue)


Long Beach City College (4901 Carson St.)

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center (2801 Atlantic Avenue)

Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital (5901 E. 7th street)

St. Mary’s Medical Center (1050 Linden Avenue)


Los Alamitos Medical Center (3751 Katella Avenue)

Reagan Street Surgery Center (10904 Reagan Street)


Social Security Office (12440 E. Imperial Hwy #170)

Los Angeles County Register- Recorder Office (12400 Imperial Hwy)


Tri City Community Hospital (21530 Pioneer Blvd)


Lakewood Regional Medical Center (3700 East South Street)

Participants must register through the Parks & Recreation Department office prior to using the service. Please contact 562-860-3361 for an appointment.