Our website has been updated with a revised look to demonstrate more clearly how Front Porch and Covia have come together as one organization, united as Front Porch Communities and Services.

While you’ll see changes to our name and our logo, you’ll find consistency in how we continue to provide the same care as a non-profit provider of aging services.

We invite you to explore the website to learn more.

Affordable Communities

Shires Memorial Center

Affirming affordable housing in San Jose

The waitlist is currently open for Shires Memorial Center.

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About Shires Memorial Center

Conveniently located in downtown San Jose, Shires Memorial Center is an established affordable senior living community that will support you to live well and age well.

SMC Courtyard made up of green grass, trees with pink flowers and park benches.
Community Highlight

Close to San Jose City Hall and the planned BART station, Shires Memorial Center offers affordable community living in the heart of San Jose. A short stroll away from St. James Park and San Pedro Square, you’ll have access to delicious dining and all that downtown San Jose has to offer.

A group of residents and staff celebrating halloween in 2019. Costumes include Laurel and Hardy, Raiders, witches, a joker and a bear
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180 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

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