Division of Senior Citizens

Mission Statement

The mission of the DSC is to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate programs and services, and to identify and leverage all possible resources towards promoting, maintaining, and protecting the total well-being of older persons (senior citizens age 60 years and older), while safeguarding their dignity, integrity, independence, values, and cultures.

Purpose

The DSC is primarily responsible for coordinating all activities on Guam relating to the purposes of the Older Americans Act; serving as the primary advocate for all older persons on Guam; and assisting agencies and other entities in the development of a comprehensive and coordinated service delivery system throughout Guam. Contact: Division of Senior Citizens biba.seniorcitizens@dphss.guam.gov
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Inquiries

  • Adult Protective Services – For referrals to Adult Protective Services please contact 671-487-6429 or 671-487-6354. In the event you are unable to reach BAPS staff, please email Biba.SeniorCitizens@dphss.guamdev.com
  • Guma Serenidad 24-hour temporary emergency shelter for abused elderly (60 years of age and over) and adults with a disability (ages 18-59 years old) – contact 671-632-8853
  • Case Management Services – contact 671-735-3277
  • Congregate Meals (Drive Thru /Home-Based) – contact your Senior Center Recreation Leader or Senior Center Operations 671-477-3454. For meal menu contact 671-649-9716 or  671-649-9727
  • Home-Delivered Meals – contact 671-649-9716 or 671-649-9727
  • In-Home Services – contact 735-3277
  • Transportation Services for Medical and Hemodialysis – contact 671-647-7382 or 671-647-7392
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program – contact 671-735-3277
  • Guam Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) and State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) for Medicare information – Biba.SeniorCitizens@dphss.guam.gov
  • Senior Center Operations continues to remain closed assisting with Senior Services – contact 671-477-3454
  • Adult Day Care Center continues to remain closed assisting with Senior Services – contact  671-922-1843 or 671-922-1853
  • State Office on Aging  – contact 671-487-6429 or 671-487-6354 or via email Biba.SeniorCitizens@dphss.guam.gov
  • Inside the Division of Senior Citizens

    State Office on Aging

    Guam’s State Office on Aging (GSOA) plans, coordinates and implements programs geared toward assisting older individuals in addressing their needs and problems, and in their attainment or maintenance of a satisfying lifestyle.

    Bureau of Administrative Support

    The BAS is tasked with providing administrative technical support.

    Bureau of Program Administration and Development

    In accordance with the Older Americans Act of 1965 as amended, the Guam SOA implements and coordinates the provision of services to older individuals age 60 years of age and older.

    Bureau of Community Support

    The Bureau is responsible for managing all aspects of information, assistance, referral, orientation and outreach with respect to Title III Aging Programs.

    Bureau of Adult Protective Services

    The enactment of P.L. 19-54 in 1989, as amended by P.L. 21-33 created the Adult Protective Services (APS) Unit within the Division of Senior Citizens, Guam SOA.

    Forms

    Documents

  • Press Release No. 2018-012 Call for Centenarians.pdf
  • Press Release No. 2018-013 Medicare General Enrollment Period.pdf
  • RFP Announcement RFP DPHSS-2018-004 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Registration Form RFP DPHSS-2018-004 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Specifications RFP_DPHSS-2018-004 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • DPHSS-RFP-2018-004 Amendment #01.pdf
  • 2018 SCM Calendar of Events as of 04.10.18 for website.pdf
  • RFP Announcement RFP DPHSS-2018-008 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Specifications RFP_DPHSS-2018-008 IN-HOME SERVICES PROGRAM.pdf
  • RFP Registration Form RFP DPHSS-2018-008 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Announcement RFP DPHSS-2018-007 Case Mangagement Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Registration Form RFP DPHSS-2018-007 Case Management Sevices Program.pdf
  • RFP Specifications RFP DPHSS-2018-007 Case Management Services Program 07.09.18.pdf
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Summary for RFP DPHSS-2018-007 Case Management Services.pdf
  • RFP DPHSS-2018-007 CMS Amendment #RFP DPHSS-2018-007 CMS Amendment #11.pdf
  • RFP Announcement RFP DPHSS-2018-006 Adult Day Care Services Program.pdf
  • RFP Specifications RFP DPHSS-2018-006 ADULT DAY CARE SERVICES PROGRAM.pdf
  • RFP Registration Form RFP DPHSS-2018-006 Adult Day Care Services Program….pdf
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Summary for RFP DPHSS-2018-006 Adult Day Care Services Program.pdf
  • RFP DPHSS-2018-006 ADC Amendment #1.pdf
  • Pre-Proposal Conference Summary for RFP DPHSS-2018-008 In-Home Services Program.pdf
  • In-Home Services RFP-DPHSS-2018-008 Amendment #1.pdf
  • Senior Citizens Month Report 2018.pdf
  • FY19 IPR Record Change and Service Update.pdf
  • Determine Your Nutrition Health (DYNH).pdf
  • FY 18 DSC Final Expenditure Report for Non-Profit Organizations- Catholic Social Service.pdf
  • FY2018 Bureau of Adult Protective Services Annual Legislative Report.pdf
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