Elder and Human Services

Reading Elder and Human Services offers a variety of programs and services to Reading residents of all ages. Whether it is assistance navigating regional support programs, transportation or giving back to the community through volunteer service. The staff is dedicated to assisting all residents in the community to live active, healthy lives.

The Pleasant Street Center, "Reading's gathering place for seniors", is the hub of activity for residents 60 and over. The Center is a welcoming place for all visitors, offering lunch Monday - Friday at 11:45 am (lunch reservations required) and a variety of programs throughout the week. For a listing of programs checkout the monthly Pleasantries newsletter, stop by at 49 Pleasant Street or contact the Center at (781) 942-6794.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jane Burns Elder and Human Service Administrator (781) 942-6658
Alyse Warren Nurse Advocate (781) 942-6693
Kerry Valle Case Manager (781) 942-6659
Joseph Beninati Van Driver (781) 942-6754
Amanda Beatrice Senior Administrative Assistant (781) 942-6654
Maria Puglielli Interim Program Coordinator (781) 942-6796