City of St. Paul Park 

on the Mississippi

Senior Services

South Washington County Senior Center

Life after 50 can reap huge rewards.  Whether your interest is writing a novel, volunteering or pitching horseshoes, DPC Community Center 50+ has an activity for you.There are trips and tours, dancing, potlucks and parties, water aerobics, dominoes, legal and tax assistance, a book discussion group, health screening, card playing, painting and quilting groups, classes, a Weight Watchers group, home-delivered meals and congregate dining.  The senior center is sponsored by School District 833 Community Education.

DPC Community Center 50+
8400 E Point Douglas Road,
Cottage Grove,MN 55016

The senior center is located in the School Districts Program Center conveniently located near the intersection of US Highway 61 and Jamaica Avenue.

For more information, call 458-6650 or click on the link below.


Washington County Community Service Guide for Seniors

Washington County provides a guide to assist seniors in finding a variety of services such as:
  • Financial
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Home Services (indoor and outdoor)
For more programs, resources and phone numbers, click on the link below to download the Washington County Community Resource Guide. 


Seniors' Guide to Fighting Fraud

The Minnesota Attorney General's Office provides a guide to help alert Seniors to the dangers of consumer fraud directed at older people.  Prevention is the most effective way to attack this problem.  This guide will inform Seniors about the common scams and the steps consumers can take to thwart the swindlers. Report these scams and their perpetrators to the Attorney General's Office at (651) 296-3353.  Click on the link below to download the guide. 


Reduced Water Rate

The City of St. Paul Park offers residents who are 65 years of age or older to receive a reduced water rate of 50%.   To qualify the owner and head of household must be 65 years of age or older and uses less than 8,000 gallons per quarter. This discounted rate does not apply to rental property or multiple family dwellings. To receive this discount the applicant must apply annually between October 1 and November 1.


Apartment Living

The City of St. Paul Park offers our senior residents an alternative living facilities when they find their home too much to upkeep.With the cooperation of the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority the city offers apartment living for seniors called "Pioneer Apartments".  This 18-unit apartment complex is located at 900 Third Street.

For rental information and availability status contact Washington County HRA at (651) 458-0936.


Assisted Living Help

Senior Living Help assists Minnesota senior citizens, their family members and caregivers in finding appropriate senior living and care facilities.      

City of St. Paul Park, 600 Portland Avenue, St. Paul Park MN 55071