Upper Susitna 

Community and Senior Center


Welcome to the Upper Susitna Community and Senior Center. This site will let you know what is happening at the Center. Check out our lunch menus, discover which local merchants are currently providing discounts, and find out about upcoming special events.

Our Vision:
A healthy, safe community of well-informed members.

Our Mission:
The mission of the Upper Susitna Seniors, Inc is to serve the communities of the Upper Susitna Valley with a focus on the needs and concerns of seniors and to provide a safe place where the community can come together for meetings, classes and special events.

Our Values
Community Service
Community Involvement

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:00 PM: AA meeting, serving Willow, Trapper Creek, and Talkeetna (Contact phone is (360) 303-5242.)

Saturdays 10:00 - 4:00: Farmer's Market 

July 27  1:00 - 3:00: Self Defense Class

August 9 & 10  10:00 - 4:00: Gun Show

September 14  9:00 - 2:00: Yard Sale

September 28  1:00 - 3:00: Self Defense Class

October 8  5:00 - 7:00: Annual Meeting and Banquet

November 9  10:00 - 4:00: Holiday Bazaar

December  7  10:00 - 11:30:  Breakfast with Santa

Shout out and Thanks: 

Our thanks to Senator Lisa Murkowski for her dedication and work in procuring $5, 000,000 from  Congressional appropriations to help fund our expansion project.  Our executive director was on KTNA to discuss the grant and expansion an other items of interest. You can listen to that interview at  https://ktna.org/2024/03/su-valley-voice-for-march-21st-2024-upper-susitna-community-senior-center/

We thank the MEA Charitable Foundation for their grant to support our installation of exterior lights for the safety of participants attending evening events.

We thank the United Way of Anchorage for their donation to our operating funds.

We thank the The Alaska Community Foundation's 2023 Jessica Stevens Community Foundation Grant Program for their grant to assist the Center in providing classes to the Upper Su Community

We thank the Ian S. Dove Fund for their generous donation to help our general operating funds along with the Alaska Community Foundation for their continued support .

We thank VFW Post 3836 for their generous gift 

We thank the Talkeetna Bachelor's Society for their generous donations

We thank the MatSu Health Foundation for continued support with additional grant funding to the Center!

We also want to thank the Food Bank of Alaska  for their grant to the Center which helped purchase our second vehicle so we can provide  Wheels to the Caswell area.

We thank the Rasmuson Foundation for their grant which helped purchase the second vehicle for delivering Meals on Wheels to the Caswell area.

Interested in finding out the latest happenings at the Center? 
Go to our Facebook page to catch up with all the events going on: https://www.facebook.com/USCSCInc.

Not a member?
Go to the membership section and print out an application. Fill it in and mail it, along with your dues and we’ll take care of the rest.

Interested in renting the Center?
Guidelines and general information are available under “rentals.” Print out the application, fill it in, and submit it to the office. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can to firm up the details.

Got something you’d like to see in the newsletter or on this web page?
Contact the office at (907) 733-6200 or by e-mail at ussi.inc@outlook.com.

Our goal is to make this the “go to” place to answer all your questions about USSI. We’d welcome any comments or suggestions. The office phone number is 733-6200… just leave a message.

Get moving!
Come on down and work out on our exercise equipment (free to members!), or just enjoy a comfortable place to play a game.

Get involved!
Don’t forget about Tuesday lunches for a chance to catch up on what’s going on while enjoying one of Vicki's delicious meals. Do you have a skill or talent you would like to share with others, perhaps art, music, crafts, etc. If interested, contact the office at 733-6200 to discuss the possibilities.

The Board meets the second Monday of each month at 3:30 PM. Anyone may attend these meetings, or you can contact any of the Board members to bring up issues or concerns. Check out our FB page and the bulletin board for information about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. We welcome your ideas for what you'd like to see happening at the Center.


We give a huge shout out to our volunteers who help keep the Center running.  We appreciate your help and support.

Contact us:
Phone: (907) 733-6200
Fax: (907) 733-6201
Email:  Ussi.inc@outlook.com  (office)
                  ED.susitnasuperseniors@outlook.com (executive director)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USCSCInc
Mail: HC 89, Box 592, Willow, AK 99688
Stop by:  16463 E. Helena Ave., Talkeetna, AK 99676

Center Hours

 Monday:                    10:00 - 4:00
Tuesday:                    10:00 - 4:00
Wednesday:            Closed
Thursday:                10:00 - 3:00
Friday:       Closed

Or by appointment. Call the office at (907) 733-6200 to schedule.

Valuable Resources Available to you:

Click on link to access:

Aging and Disability Resource Center  (Free information and referral services)

Alaska End of Life Alliance

Alzheimer's Resources of Alaska

Arthritis Organization - Alaska

Connect Mat-Su  (Resources and services available to Mat Su borough residents)

Mat-Su Council On Aging

National Council on Aging

Nutrition and Aging Center

Senior Living (Provides in-depth research and recommendations for services earmarked for seniors)

Upper Susitna Food Pantry

Valley Charities    (Durable Medical Equipment Lending Program )

VFW Auxiliary 3836

Grantors who help with the Center's operations and programs

Alaska Community Foundation - Ian S. Dove Fund

Food Bank of Alaska

Matanuska Electric Association

MatSu Health Foundation

MTA Foundation

Rasmuson Foundation

Richard L. and Diane M. Block Foundation 

Susitna Community Council

Talkeetna Bachelor's Society

Talkeetna Community Council

The Alaska Community Foundation's 2023 Jessica Stevens Community Foundation Grant Program 

United Way of Anchorage 

VFW Post 3836