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: 

  • Personal & Home Safety Presentation
    December 13, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at East Side
    Officer Nicholas J. Juarez will discuss how to be aware of your surroundings, know the threats in your neighborhood, home safety, and securing your doors and windows. Refreshments will be provided. Call to register (612) 787-4045 or eva@esns.org

  • Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 9:30 AM
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 9:30 AM
    Monday, January 23, 2017, 
    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. Call Macey with questions (612) 787-4090.

  • ServSafe® Food Safety Manager
    Thursday, January 5, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    East Side Neighborhood Services' 1-day certification class will prepare you for a career in food service preparation and safety. Call the Training Coordinator at (612) 787-4068 for more information.

  • Friendship Too: A Caregiver / Loved One Support Group
    Tuesdays, January 10-February 14, 3:00-4:30pm
    East Side Neighborhood Services (ESNS) is hosting a Caregiver Support Group at Adult Day at Friendship Center, 1717 2nd Street NE (across the street from ESNS) for anyone serving as a Care Partner for a loved one. The Care Receiver is invited to participate in the Adult Day program while their Care Partner attends the 90 minute support group. For more information and to register, please contact Donna at 612-781-2052 or dkavanaugh@esns.org

  • ServSafe® Food Safety Manager
    Saturday, January 21, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    East Side Neighborhood Services' 1-day certification class will prepare you for a career in food service preparation and safety. Call the Training Coordinator at (612) 787-4068 for more information.

  • A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls
    Tuesdays, January 24 - March 14,  1:30-3:30pm
    Don't let fear rule your life! Join us for this award winning 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. This eight week workshop includes group discussion and exercise. Classes are held at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St NE, Minneapolis 55413. 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 the Empowering Vital Aging at eva@esns.org. A Matter of Balance is funded under contract with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act.

  • Forklift and Bobcat Operator Training
    February 7th - 10th at East Side
    This course will provide you with industry recognized certification to operate sit-down and stand-up forklifts and Bobcat Skid Steer Loaders. Classroom training held on site at ESNS. Transportation to the off-site facility for hands on training is provided. To apply come to an information session held every Tuesday at 9:30 am or Wednesday at 3pm. Call (612) 787-4022 for more information.


  • Living Well with Chronic Conditions
    Wednesdays, February 8 - March 15, 12:00-2:30pm
    Gain skills to live a healthier life! Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop covers many topics including healthy eating, exercise, medication usage, as well as managing fatigue, pain, and emotions. You will learn to set goals, share experiences with others, and problem-solve. This self-management workshop meets Wednesday afternoons for six weeks. All participants receive a reference book. This class will be held at the Skyway Senior Center located at 950 Nicollet Mall #290, Mpls 55403. This program was designed by the Stanford University Patient Education Research Center and funded under contract with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, Inc. as part of the Older Americans Act. 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 the Empowering Vital Aging at eva@esns.org.

  • Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle
    Saturday, February 11, 2017
    Snowshoe Race Begins at 9:30 AM and Dog Walk Begins at 10:00 AM.
    Register TODAY!


    Events In Progress:
    • Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance 
      Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
      November 14, 2016 - February 6, 2017 at East Side
      This Tai Chi class reduces risk of falls by improving balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through mindful movements in a slow, flowing motion. The cost of these classes is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. To register, email eva@esns.org or call (612) 787-4045.
































                 






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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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