Mission: Joy centers were established and incorporated in 1982 to provide services to senior citizens in chaves county age 60 and over. Joy centers endeavor to promote independence and to improve and maintain quality of life for the elders of our communities.
Programs: J. O. Y. Centers - provide meals, transportation, activities, and services to senior citizens in chaves county.
senior companion program - senior citizens visit the home-bound, ill, and frail elderly to offer companionship and assistance with minor chores.
foster grandparent program - senior citizens work in the schools and with youth organizations to act as grandparents to children with exceptional needs.
senior employment - provides wages for qualifying senior citizens.