Brecksville Human Services Department - Activities

Personal Needs

Blood Pressure Screenings — FREE
Every Monday from 9 to 11:45
Lower level in the Nurses Clinic at the Human Services Center
Recovery - FREE
Recovery, Inc. meets Fridays from 10:00 to noon. Having trouble dealing with your emotions? Recovery, Inc. is a self-help program that will help you cope in a friendly, small-group atmosphere. Meetings are held in a private room.
Brecksville Pantry
The Human Services Center distributes food once each month to families of all ages who are in need. If you or someone you know needs assistance please contact the Human Services Center at
440-526-2499.
Food Donations
The Brecksville Pantry is always in need of food donations or gift cards to Marc’s and Heinen’s to buy fresh meat and produce. We especially need canned tuna, canned fruit, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce, cereal and paper products. Please bring your donations to the Human Services Center at 2 Community Drive. Many thanks for all the donations at Shredding Days and thanks to you individual donors who drop off food regularly at the Human Services Center!
Meals on Wheels
The Human Services Center is the headquarters for the local Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers deliver a warm lunch and cold supper Monday through Friday mornings except holidays. Cost is $30 per week. Call 440-526-2499 for enrollment information.
Senior Transportation
Need a ride? Transportation is available for residents 60 and over, Monday through Friday from 9 to 4. Our cars will take you to a medical appointment anywhere in Cuyahoga County. Our bus will take you to a restaurant on the first Friday of the month. An application on file is necessary. Call the Human Services Center for more information at 440-526-2499.


Arts and Crafts

The Handcrafters
Mondays from 1:00 to 3:00 – Learn how to make greeting cards, place cards, knit, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint or scrapbook. Make things for yourself or help us make items for hospice or the Yuletide Hunger program. Oh yes, a little bit of chit chat goes on too. You’ll make new friends. Free to registered members.

 

Cards and Games

Free with Human Services paid membership
Canasta – Tuesdays from 1 to 3 pm
Dominoes – Thursdays from 1 to 4 pm
Bridge – Fridays from 12:30 - 4 pm
Mah Jongg – Wednesdays from 9 to Noon
Pinochle – Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 3 pm.

 

Fitness

Some fitness programs are free with a paid membership to the Human Services Center or the Community Center.
Water exercise classes do require a class fee.

Balance with Jane
Wednesdays from 10:00 am
Join us for a low impact workout designed to improve balance and coordination utilizing various walking surfaces and light strength exercises.
Senior Yoga
Mondays from 10:45 am with Alyce
Fridays from 10:45 am with Maryanne
Yoga class designed for gentle movement, mediation, flexibility and balance for the senior population.
Seniors In Motion with Eve
Wednesdays from 10:45 am
You’ll be amazed at how much you’ll be able to do sitting down that will make you feel better!
Dance for Parkinson’s Returns
This program is for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Caregivers and partners are always welcome. Dance partners are available if desired. Come and enjoy fun music and friendship while benefiting from movement and dance led by Fred and Dianne Discenzo.
Sessions are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:30am.
Soft-soled shoes required.


Resources

*NO Tai Chi at this time, TBD

*NO Water color art class with Judy at this time, TBD

Monthly Calendars

July 2022

June 2022

 

Grab and Go Lunches
New Grab & Go Drive Thru Lunch Policy
Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Grab & Go Lunches, changes with reservations are necessary: Beginning the first week of November, please call the Human Services Offices (440) 526-2499 on Thursday morning to make your reservation for the following week.  To be fair to everyone, call reservations for “first-call-first serve” is the only way we can fill the continually “SOLD OUT” lunches. This is for Brecksville Residents 60 years + only.

July 2022

June 2022

 

Tuesday Brunch Bunch
Every Tuesday 9:30 - 10:30 am. The Gathering Room is open until 11 am. $5 per person Reservations required. All are welcome!

July 2022

June 2022


Forms and Applications
Therapy Pool Form
Application for Transportation