Kiln Purchased for Ceramic Activities

taft-kiln-picture-6-1-15Chautauqua Adult Day Care Receives

Funding for Ceramic Kiln

One of the many activities we offer here at the Senior Day Program is ceramics, it is one of our favorite activities.  The Ceramic Program enables frail older adults and individuals with mental and physical limitations to be able to be creative and make ceramic items.  Ceramics is one of the many ways that some of our participants are able to provide their loved ones with a gift at special times, such as Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, or just because.

The Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers, Inc. has four Adult Day Care programs in Chautauqua County with two sites located in Northern Chautauqua County. The Northern community Foundation has awarded a grant for 500.00 for supplies.

The agency has also been approved for a grant from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation to purchase a kiln and the necessary supplies to begin the program again at its Jamestown sites.


Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers, Inc. offers senior day programs for adults sixty years of age and older who live in community.     The day programs enable seniors to have quality of life through socialization and activity programming.  The sites provide breakfast, snack and a hot noon time meal for participants.  There is also a Community Recreation Program that helps persons participate in outings in the community and the sites offer pet therapy, ceramics, music programs, arts and crafts and much more on an ongoing basis.   In addition, the agency also has a “Saturday Program” in Jamestown which helps participants stay involved in community events and out-door recreation.

The Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers, Inc. is a not for profit United Way and community partner, that provides an affordable option for older adults in the community to remain independent and at home

Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers has four sites throughout Chautauqua County located in Westfield, Jamestown, and Dunkirk. One of its sites in Jamestown, the Present Center is a program specifically for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.   For information:   visit or call Westfield- (716) 326-6842 Dunkirk- (716) 366-8786    Jamestown- (716) 664-9759.


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