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SENIOR CENTER RETURNING TO FULL TIME HOURS

The Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center is excited to announce its return to full time hours beginning Monday, May 23rd.  The Center will be open weekdays from 8:30am-3:00pm.  The early closing time will ensure that the Center can be fully cleaned and sanitized for the continued health and safety of its members.  Daily hot meal service will also resume on May 23rd.

Since reopening on a part-time basis in June of 2021, the Center is proud to announce that there has not been a single confirmed case of COVID among its members.  The staff credits this to following the COVID guidelines and the willingness of everyone to “Get Vaxxed and Boosted.”  Continued adherence to masking and other applicable COVID guidelines will be maintained to ensure the continued safety of everyone who walks through the doors.

The Center is excited to welcome back all its members and looks forward to meeting new members.  It’s time to enjoy the summer and “Come Get Busy at Peter Bressi.”

The Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center is located at 4744 Frankford Avenue and can be reached at 215-831-2926.  The Center is funded by the Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging and operated by the Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health.  located at 4744 Frankford Avenue

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Kathleen Bracken

Program Assistant
Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center
215-831-2931
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Senior Center Doors to Swing Open Again

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.