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Department Mission Statement

The Mission of the Community Services Department is to provide educational programs, recreational programs and needed support services that promote positive growth and development and an increased quality of life to the citizens of Andover.

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To provide the residents of Andover a myriad of social, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities while embracing diversity and accessibility for all. The Community Services Recreation Division strives to rate the pulse of the community and incorporate ideas into valued programs for its citizens now and in the future. Visit the Andover Recreation website.
Elder Services / Center at Punchard
The Senior Center specializes in services and programs designed especially for elders of the community, but everyone is welcome at the center, regardless of age.

The Veterans' Services Office is responsible for administering or coordinating all financial, logistical, medical and administrative support for over 3,000 veterans and their families in Andover.

Youth Services
 Andover Youth Services was created to respond to the community's need for quality programs and services for its young people. Visit the Andover Youth Services website.
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Master Plan for Andover Recreation Park & Pomps Pond Beach Area

Please join us for Public Hearings on the following dates:

  • 11/29 at 7:00 pm

  • 1/8 at 7:00 pm

  • 2/12 at 7:00 pm

Location: Town Hall Board of Selectmen Room

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Andover Elder Services Renovation of the Senior Center at Punchard Public Information Meetings

Tuesday, October 23: 10:00 am Memorial Hall Library & 7:00 pm Senior Center

Monday, November 19: 10:00 am Senior Center & 7:00 pm Memorial Hall Library

Wednesday, December 12: 11:00 am Senior Center

Senior Center Pulbic Hearings

Andover Elder Services will be hosting Saturday Morning Coffee at the Senior Center as a temporary location beginning Saturday, October 20.

When: Every Saturday, 9:00 - 11:00 am

Location: 30 Whittier Court, Andover, MA 01810

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HolidayHappenings-SaveTheDate with Website 2018
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Andover Elder Services sewing group provides comfort to patients


Raising Awareness for National Food Bank Week


Andover Rec's Annual Holly Ball - Making Memories