The Greene County Council on Aging is a not-for-profit county-wide organization which promotes independence and quality of life for Greene County senior citizens and caregivers. GCCOA was originally established in 1979, and governed by a Board of Directors. The Council’s primary funding source is the 1.4 mil Senior Services Levy renewed in 2019.
GCCOA provides a broad range of services and programs, including the Partners in Care (PIC) care management program, the Kinship Navigator Program (for grandparents raising grandchildren and other individuals raising someone else's child), educational and support programs for caregivers, a caregiver resource center, and service grants to area senior centers and other service providers.
In addition, the Council provides information to seniors, caregivers, and the general community on a wide variety of topics. This information is made available via phone contact, mailing, the Insights newsletter, the Directory of Services, presentations to community groups, and the Council's Website.
GCCOA Office Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
1195 West Second Street, Xenia, Ohio 45385
Directions: From Main St (US 35) in Xenia go south on Allison Avenue one block to Second Street, turn right (going west). The office is next to the Xenia Community Center.
Main Phone 937-376-5486 Toll Free 1-888-795-8600 Fax 937-376-5547
The Council employs twenty-three(23) individuals working 20 to 37.5 hours a week (20.4 FTE’s). Additionally, the Council has a variety of volunteers who share their time and talent on a weekly, monthly and as needed basis. These individuals are key to the success and operation of the Council.
Resource Coordinator Pam Dorsten
Resource Associate Eileen Babineau
Benefits Counseling Susan Allen
Senior & Family Support Manager Fonda Setters
Partners In Care Managers Roy Cottongim, Carol Kunze, Lynn Martin, Erica Morrow, Maureen McCarthy-Magill, Matthew Murphy, Caroline Mullin, Daejanna Preston, Lisa Quesne, Jamie Rath, Paige Redd, Kathy Schmaltz, Melissa Woehrman
Kinship Liason & Wellness Coordinator Susan Finster
Education and Outreach Liaison Jeff Schairbaum
Community Liaison Carol Kunze
Senior Center Liaison Tim Brickey
Fiscal Manager Steve Benson
Financial Advocate Ken Richardson
Executive Director Karen Puterbaugh
Beavercreek Satellite Office 1221 Meadow Bridge Drive, Suite C Beavercreek
Walk-in hours Tuesday; 8:30 - 5pm, other days by appointment only. Phone 937-376-5486
Mission of the Greene County Council on Aging :
To promote independence and quality of life for Greene County senior citizens and caregivers by facilitating and supporting the implementation and continual improvement of a comprehensive and coordinated system of contact, care and support.
The Greene County Council on Aging is a not-for-profit organization, originally established in 1979, and governed by a Board of Directors. The Council’s primary funding source is the 1.4 mil Senior Services Levy last approved by Greene County voters in 2014.
In order to achieve the Mission of the Council, the Board of Directors, Membership and staff have identified key objectives used to direct the short-term and long-term efforts of the Council. In developing these objectives, planning documents of our local senior centers and senior service providers, the Area Agency on Aging and the Ohio Department of Aging were reviewed.
Promote the availability of care options for senior adults and their caregivers.
Facilitate the accessibility of information and resources related to senior and care giving issues.
Develop and implement a comprehensive information, education and support program for caregivers.
Promote the availability of senior adult education through area senior centers.
Maximize federal, state, local and charitable funds available to Greene County senior centers and senior service providers.
Promote and embrace diversity in providing senior and caregiver education and services in the nine Greene County communities.
Promote and participate in the development of aging and dementia capable, compassionate quality staff for home care, hospital care and residential care organizations.
GCCOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS