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:

  • Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
    Tuesday August 30 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: 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. 

  • Vital Fitness
    Tuesdays, August 30, 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.

  • Mill City Charity Golf Tournament, September 1st (rescheduled from August 4th due to rain),  at Columbia Golf Course. A benefit for East Side Neighborhood Services. Individual Golf Package - $105 ($45 tax deductible). Register here, or call Karen at (612) 787-4014. 

  • Your Community for a Lifetime
    Health & Wellness Expo 2016

    September 13, 10:00 AM to Noon at East Side.
    East Side Neighborhood Services and Council Members Kevin Reich and Jacob Frey invite you to a FREE, fun and educational event for older adults and neighbors!

  • Friendship Too: Caregiver / Loved One Support Group
    Tuesdays, September 13 - October 18, 3:00-4:30 pm at Adult Day at Friendship Center, 1717 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. Contact Donna at (612) 781-2052 or dkavanaugh@esns.org with questions or to register for Friendship Too. There is no fee to participate. 

  • ServSafe® Food Safety Manager
    Thursday, September 15, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    This one day certification class will prepare you for a career in food service preparation and safety. To apply attend a one-hour information session at East Side held every Tuesday at 9:30 AM or Wednesday at 3:00 PM. 

  • Walk to End Alzheimer's!
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    Join us and register today. Invite friends and family to walk in hope for those we advocate for and support at East Side. http://act.alz.org/goto/eastsiders 

  • Elder Law Clinics at ESNS - Next Clinic: September 24
    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: September 24 and October 22. 

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

Events In Progress:
  • Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance
    Mondays and Wednesdays, August 8-October 31, 1:30-2:30pm
    To register, call (612) 787-4045.

  • Living Well with Diabetes
    Thursdays, August 4- September 8, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Gain skills to live a healthier life! Living Well with Diabetes is an evidence-based, self-management workshop that covers many topics including: healthy eating, exercise, and medication usage. The class also covers techniques to deal with fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and depression. 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. Call (612) 787-4045 to register

  • A Matter of Balance
    Tuesdays, July 12 - August 30, 1:30-3:30pm
    Join us at East Side Neighborhood Services for this award winning eight week program. 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. Don’t let fear rule your life! The cost of the class is based on ability to pay. Call to register (612) 787-4045.


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          1700 Second Street NE • Minneapolis, MN 55413 • 612-781-6011

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