The long wait is finally over!
The Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center is thrilled to announce that it reopened on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 9 a.m. The Center is located at 4744 Frankford Avenue.
Pursuant to guidelines provided by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, initially the Center will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (but will be closed on Monday, July 5th). Current members can attend a morning session or an afternoon session on those days; however, attendance at both sessions on the same day is prohibited. Bingo will be held during the morning sessions, and an exercise or health and wellness activity will be offered during the afternoon sessions. Limited table games will also be available at both sessions. Anyone who uses CCT Services for transportation must attend the morning session. Please contact the Center directly for information regarding changing current or establishing future transportation services at 215-831-2926.
The morning session will be held from 9 AM-12 noon, and a grab-and-go lunch will be provided to take home. The afternoon session will be held from 1 PM-3PM.; breakfast should be eaten before coming to the Center. As in the morning session, a grab-and-go lunch will be provided to take home. The Center is currently not permitted to operate its dining room and kitchen. On Tuesdays and Thursdays when the Center is closed for maintenance, grab-and-go lunches will be available for pick up. As things progress to full-time hours of operations, it is anticipated that daily hot lunch service will also return.
Everyone who enters the building will be screened for symptoms of COVID 19, and anyone exhibiting symptoms will be required to leave. Members and staff will be required to wear masks at all times, and a daily Health Status Form must be completed. Social distancing guidelines will be observed.
The Senior Center is grateful for the opportunity to work with its members again and looks forward to welcoming new members throughout the year. For a minimal annual fee of $10.00 members are offered an array of daily services and activities, including health and wellness activities, bingo, special events, use of computers and exercise equipment, and birthday/holiday celebrations, as well as enjoying social interaction with their peers. Anyone interested in becoming a member should call the Center at 215-831-2926 to make arrangements.
The Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center is designed to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens through social, recreational, educational and social service programs. The Center is funded by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and is a community service project operated by the Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health.