Human Service & Community Vitality

Surprise Senior Center to Close Temporarily Effective March 14
The safety and well-being of our residents is of the highest importance to us. As COVID-19 (coronavirus) has reached pandemic levels, and out of an abundance of caution, the city will be closing the Surprise Senior Center effective March 14, and it will remain closed until further notice. Read more...

Surprise Resource Center Reducing Public Hours
Due to COVID 19 concerns, the Surprise Resource Center is reducing the number of public walk-in hours while maintaining call-in hours to ensure service to the community. Read more...
Surprise Partners with Meals of JoyThe City of Surprise has partnered with Meals of Joy to deliver meals at no cost to seniors aged 62 and over, as well as individuals 55 and over with a disability. Learn more...

Emergency Food Program Intake Application
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The Surprise Human Service & Community Vitality Department houses the Neighborhood Services Division and Senior Services Division.

The department is designed to strengthen community, non-profits and government partnerships to better serve Surprise residents.

Valley Metro Public Transportation

Valley Metro provides three transportation service models in the Northwest Valley to better serve certified Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) riders, seniors and income-qualified individuals, and to provide a standardized regional system for riders valley-wide. The Senior Center Bus, Valley Metro Paratransit and RideChoice are available to eligible passengers. Learn more...