Welcome to our Neighborhood!

Organized in 1915, East Side Neighborhood Services is a nonprofit human service agency that provides social and other services to individuals, families and the communities of primarily Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. Our purpose is to assist people of all ages and backgrounds in realizing a higher quality of life.

Upcoming Events: 

      Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1-4 PM at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.

          • Elder Law Clinics at ESNS - Next Clinic: October 22
            Neighborhood Seniors can meet with an attorney for a half-hour consultation at no charge. Appointments begin at 10:00 am and end at 2:00 pm. To make an appointment contact Laura at (612) 781-6011 or lmurphy@esns.org. Upcoming clinic dates: October 22. 

          • FREE Computer Basics Training
            October 24 - October 28
            Basic computer, 
            Microsoft Word, Internet, Gmail, Computer Practice/Review, and Northstar Certification Exam. Contact Denise Bryant at (612) 787-4021 to RSVP.

          • Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
            Tuesday, October 25, at 9:30 am
            ESNS’ Senior Community Service Employment Program will host these orientation meetings in search of low income seniors (55yrs+, Hennepin County residents) who are interested in paid on-the-job training in a variety of community based settings. We are seeking those with interest or experience in these types of work: payroll and financial  skills and/or experiences, lunch room attendants, janitors, warehouse worker, security, care givers, and office workers to name a few. Information about the program can be found at www.esns.org/SCSEP or call Macey with questions (612) 787-4090.

            Tuesday, October 25, 10:00am
            Did you know that East Side's Empowering Vital Aging program sponsors four evidence-based health and wellness classes in partnership with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging and the Wilder Foundation? Activities and Outreach Specialist Gloria Coles will demonstrate how participating in these classes can help you learn techniques that reduce your risk of falls and the fear of falling and how to manage conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, chronic pain, depression and vision or hearing loss. Please contact us to reserve a spot 612-787-4045.

          • Vital Fitness
            Tuesday, October 25, 11:00am-12:00pm
            Drop by for East Side's Vital Fitness group! The group meets weekly for a variety of exercises that improve balance, strength, and coordination. There is no cost to participate. Contact Gloria with any questions at (612) 787-4076.

          • Living Well Workshop
            November 1 - December 6, Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30pm at East Side.
            To reserve your spot, call (612) 787-4045 or email eva@esns.org.

          • ServSafe® Food Safety Manager
            Thursday,  November 3, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
            East Side Neighborhood Services’ (ESNS) 1-day certification class will prepare you for a career in food service preparation and safety. Participants will have the option to take the test on the same day or on the following morning. Every food preparation facility requires a ServSafe Manager, which will give you an advantage when applying for jobs, or lead to higher wages at your current job! Contact Camri to register (612) 787-4068.

          • Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
            Saturday - December 10 - 
            6:00 PM to 7:45 PM
            Lions Park on 37th Avenue NE between 37th Avenue NE and Stinson Boulevard. The Holiday Train will arrive at 7:00 PM

          Events In Progress:
          • A Matter of Balance at East Side
            Wednesdays, October 19 - December 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

            In this award winning eight week program, you will learn how to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, perform exercises that improve strength and balance, and set goals to increase physical activity.
             The cost of the class is based on ability to pay. Call to register (612) 787-4045 or eva@esns.org



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                      East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Service Provider
                      1700 Second Street NE • Minneapolis, MN 55413 • 612-781-6011

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