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:

  • Celebrate Older Americans Month at East Side!
    Tuesday's at East Side will be full of educational and fun activities all throughout the month of May. RSVP to Brenna at (612) 787-4055 or bhorn@esns.org

  • Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance 
    Mondays and Wednesdays - May 2 through July 27 
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - at East Side
    Improve balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through coordinated movements in a slow, flowing motion during this 12 week class. Cost is based on ability to pay. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Brenna at (612) 787-4055 or email bhorn@esns.org.

  • Living Well with Chronic Conditions
    Thursdays May 5th through June 9th
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM at East Side
    Participants will receive the reference book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions. Cost is based on ability to pay. Caregivers and family members are encouraged to attend. For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Brenna at (612) 787-4055 or email bhorn@esns.org.

  • Basic Computer Training - FREE and at East Side
    May 9 to May 13

    View the event page for more details. 

  • 20th Annual East Side Wine Tasting!  
    Thursday, May 12th, Nicollet Island Pavilion
    An evening of wine, food, spectacular views and entertainment! Tickets and proceeds benefit the many programs of East Side Neighborhood Services. 

  • Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
    Tuesday May 17th and Tuesday May 31st 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 are encouraged to attend. We are seeking those with interest or practice in Teacher Aide/Day Care Assistants, House Keeper Aide, Adult Day Care Worker, Meal Servers and Office Aide 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.

  • Elder Law Clinics at ESNS - Next Clinic: May 28, 2016
    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. Clinic dates for 2016: May 28, June 25, July 23, August 27, September 24 and October 22. 

Events In Progress:
  • Maintain independence and improve balance!
    "A Matter of Balance," an award winning, evidence-based 8-week class, begins Wednesday, March 30th from 1:30-3:30pm at East Side Neighborhood Services. This class is designed to empower participants to increase their activity levels and manage falls by learning to make changes to daily behavior, learning physical exercises that improve strength and balance, and setting goals. A Matter of Balance is sponsored by the Metropolitan Area Agency on Agency. The cost of the class is on a sliding fee scale. Reserve your space early – spots are limited. Contact Brenna Horn at 612-787-4055 to register.

  • Leadership in Hospitality Training
    4 week class beginning Monday, April 25

    This FREE East Side program is designed for adults with experience working in the customer service, sales, food service, and hospitality fields that have the potential to move into supervisory and leadership positions. Applicants from other employment backgrounds are also eligible. Call (612) 787-4022 for more information. 


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