1901 Tom Merwin Drive
PO Box 376
Mendota, IL 61342
Call Us at 815-539-7700, 815-539-9673, or 1-800-535-5970
Welcome to Mendota Area Senior Services

  We are here for you, you are here for us!  Each day is a treasure.
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Fax: 815-538-2049  -  Email: massinc78@yahoo.com
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Welcome to the MASS website! We want to let you know that we offer the best services for the seniors in the Mendota area - you get special one-on-one attention. We have a lot of fun here, and we also want you to know that you’re really important to us, because we couldn’t be here without you.

We have a lot to offer, such as services and products that we’re sure you’ll be interested in.You’re always welcome here. Come in and chat with us. We’re really looking forward to it. 

MASS does not charge for services.

Donations are always welcome and very much appreciated!
MASS is a not-for-profit corporation formed to act as an umbrella agency to coordinate and introduce programs and services for seniors over the age of 60 as well as persons with disabilities with the purpose of helping to improve the quality of life and to attain their highest level of independence.
What is MASS?
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Nondiscrimination Title VI Notice to the Public

Mendota Area Senior Services hereby gives public notice that it is the policy of the county to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order (E.O.) 12898, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the ground of race, color, national origin, or sex be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which MASS receives federal financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with the MASS. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the MASS within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms may be obtained from this office at no cost to the complainant by calling 815-539-7700 or downloaded from the link below.

MASS is Partially Funded by:
The Mendota Area Senior Services has suspended transportation services provided on Saturday mornings from 8:00 - 12 Noon. 

Due to the current budget crisis in the State of Illinois and the inability of our state officials to pass a budget, MASS’ Board of Directors voted to suspend Saturday services until funding issues are resolved. The board and staff of Mendota Area Senior Services are committed to keeping our vital services operational for as long as possible, but may be forced to make further cuts in the future.

We encourage you to contact your elected officials and let them know how necessary MASS services are to you and the area we serve, and that you urge them to find a way to end the budget impasse. MASS has available a listing of our area officials and their contact information for your convenience.  

A HUGE "Thank You" Everyone!

Mendota Area Senior Services (MASS) would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our 2016 Pork Chop BBQ/Silent Auction & MHS Jazz Concert such a great success. If you bought a ticket, bid on an auction item, took a chance on the raffles, or simply just came to hear the wonderful musicians perform, we thank you for taking the time to spend your evening with us.

Every dollar that was raised will help MASS continue on with our mission of providing services to our senior citizens and disabled clients. Keeping our doors open has been an ongoing challenge due to the State of Illinois budget impasse, but we keep on fighting because of the support we receive from our community and surrounding areas. 

To all who donated items for the auction and supplies for the BBQ, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. To our volunteers who are the heart of our organization, thank you, thank you! We could not and would not have made it without you! Each and every one of you brings a special and unique talent that benefits MASS tremendously. To Chris Dortwegt, Lori Schrock, Rex Benson, and the MHS and Alumni musicians, thank you for sharing your talent with all of us and providing the perfect ending to a great evening.


Pictures of the event are on the Scrapbook page.

Monday, July 4: MASS office will be closed & there will be NO van service.
Holiday Closings and
Special Transportation Hours