DUE TO THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT CORONA VIRUS PREPAREDNESS
THE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The BHCA has been the fiscal agent and managing entity for the North End Senior Center (NESC) since 2009. Under this organization’s management, and the leadership of its Director of Operations, the NESC met and/or exceeded all contractual requirements as well as achieved the following milestones: (1) Reached over 5,000 seniors over a five (5) year period; (2) Avoided the premature institutionalization of over 1000 seniors; (3) Provided over 100,000 hot and nutritious meals; (4) Provided over 12,000 health related screenings; and (5) Provided recreation services to over 7,000 seniors.
Staying connected and active is an important part of physical and mental health for senior citizens, so the North End Senior Center on Coventry Street, funded by the City of Hartford serves over 2000 seniors per month who receive:
Information about benefit entitlements
Hot, nutritious lunches as well as produce from a seasonal Farmer’s Market
Health Screenings: Blood pressure; cholesterol; diabetes; medication management; depression;and podiatrist.
Recreation: Games, arts & crafts, sewing, quilting, bowling, ceramics intergenerational activities, outings and trips.
Information: Senior & benefit entitlements, eligibility, health awareness, presentations, consumer & credit counseling and income tax.
Outreach: Access for the homebound and frail elderly; male participation and reaching diverse senior groups.
Nutrition: Seasonal Farmers Market distribution and daily on-site meals are available. Please contact Administrative Assistance for details at 860-757-0800.
Benefits Counseling: Age appropriate benefits and programs.
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Northend Senior Center Staff
James Johnson,Director of Operations
Debra Jarvis,Program Specialist
Maxine Dunn,Outreach Services Coordinator
Trecana Thomas,Administrative Assistant
Patricia Hibbert,Program Support Aide
Donna Hansley,Program Support
Norris Minott, Program Support Aide
Latte Smith,Prep Cook
We provide solutions in the following senior services