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: 

  • East Side Wine Tasting
    Thursday, May 11 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion 
    Join us for the 21st Annual East Side Wine Tasting! An evening of wine, food, spectacular views and entertainment!
     Tickets and proceeds benefit the many programs of East Side Neighborhood Services. Tickets will be available in early spring.

  • Living Well with Diabetes
    May 18 - June 22, Thursdays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM at East Side
    Gain skills to live a healthier life! Living Well with Diabetes is an evidence-based, self-management workshop that covers many topics including techniques to deal with symptoms of diabetes: fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression; healthy eating; exercise; medication usage; and working effectively with health care providers. Participants will set goals, share experiences, and help each other to solve problems they encounter. Cost is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. To register, call 612-787-4045 or email Empowering Vital Aging at eva@esns.org.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers
    Tuesdays, April 25-May 30, 3:00-4:30pm, at Adult Day at Friendship Center
    An educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while care for a relative or friend.
    To register, call 612-787-4045 or email Empowering Vital Aging at eva@esns.org.

  • A Matter of Balance
    Tuesdays, 
    May 9 - June 27, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    In A Matter of Balance, 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. This eight week workshop includes group discussion and exercise. Classes are held at East Side. The cost of these classes is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. To register, call 612-787-4045 or email Empowering Vital Aging at eva@esns.org

  • Sheridan Memorial Park Improvement Meetings
    May 24 and June 21, 2017
    Residents from the Sheridan, Bottineau, and St. Anthony West Neighborhoods have been invited to three meetings to help the MPRB plan improvements for Sheridan Memorial Park that includes a playground and picnic facilities.  
    On May 24, a consultant will provide concept alternatives for how the site might be organized, with options for playground and picnic facility design.
    On June 21, a preferred concept will be discussed and the participants will be asked for final input on the design of all elements. 

  • Elder Law Clinics
    10:00 - 2:00 pm, April 29, May 27, June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30 and October 28.
    Neighborhood seniors can meet with an attorney for a half-hour consultation at no charge! Issues covered can be estate planning, probate, landlord/tenant issues, social security or miscellaneous issues. Seniors will be able to do actual work on basic wills, health care directives, and statutory short form for power of attorney. Call the front desk at 612-781-6011 to make an appointment, or email Laura at lmurphy@esns.org. 

        Events In Progress:
        • Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance
          Mondays and Wednesdays, February 27 - May 17, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM 
          This Tai Chi class reduces risk of falls by improving balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through mindful movements in a slow, flowing motion. All classes are held at East Side. The cost of these classes is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. To register, call 612-787-4045 or email Empowering Vital Aging at 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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