The Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Center is an 22,000 square foot facility for citizens over the age of 50. It is not necessary to be a resident of St. Joseph to enjoy use of the center. Parking and access to the center is convenient for users. Approximately 55 groups and organizations meet either daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. Some groups have their own membership requirements and/or fees, however, the center does not have a membership fee.