Senior Services

The City of Saint Charles is fortunate to have many outstanding resources available to our senior residents.

Aging Ahead

Aging Ahead serves older adults residing in Saint Charles, Saint Louis, Franklin, and Jefferson counties. Their vision is for all individuals to have opportunities to live with honor and dignity.

Aging Ahead programs and services are available to anyone age 60 and older.   At their Saint Charles Senior Center, they offer:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Community Resources
  • Caregiver Support
  • Healthy Living Programs
  • Options Consulting
  • Socialization
  • Benefits Assistance and so much more.

There is no charge for center meals or services, but participants are given the opportunity to support Aging Ahead with contributions.

Senior Citizens Advisory Commission

Within City government, the senior community is represented in part by the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission. The commission meets monthly and usually has a guest speaker. The public is invited to attend.

Senior Citizen Low Income Utility Tax Rebate

Applications will be accepted from April 1, 2023 through May 31, 2023
In accordance with City Ordinance Section 615.020, the following information is required for those applying for a refund of utility taxes paid for: Electric & Gas (only).

Application Form

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The Charley provides curb-to-curb service for any stop within the City of Saint Charles and operates Monday through Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm. The Charley will be open to all City residents but priority will be given to seniors and disabled riders. Due to COVID-19, masks are required during transit.

  • Rides can be scheduled from 24 hours - 1 week in advance. Senior and disabled riders are asked to reserve a ride at least 48 hours in advance. Cancellations must be received within 1 hour of your scheduled pick-up time (multiple cancellations or no-shows may result in restricted service).
  • Pick up times will run in 30-minute increments. 
  • To schedule a ride, visit To cancel a ride, please call 636-949-3363.
  • 50 cents per trip. 

Please note:  The Charley does not travel down Main Street, St. Charles in the Historic District.   If you are requesting a ride to a location on Main Street, The Charley will drop you off behind the business on Riverside Drive, and you will have at least a one block walk to your destination.