Reopening Update

Dear clients – many of you are waiting with to hear that Senior Centers, Inc. (SCI) is finally going to open. We ask for continued patience while we diligently work to meet all the reopening requirements from the Ohio Department on Aging that can be found here: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/…/senior-centers-21.pdf. SCI’s reopening will be in phases and […]

April is National Volunteer Month

Senior Centers, Inc. appreciates all of our volunteers, especially those in the Foster Grandparent Program. Volunteers age 55 and over work in various community agencies, such as schools and childcare settings, with children who have special needs. All volunteers work 15-24 hours per week and receive an hourly tax-free stipend and daily travel allowance. The […]

March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, which is designated as a time to learn and reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to United States history.  The timeline of women’s history milestones stretches back to the founding of the United States, including Abigail Adams, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Laura Smith Haviland, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks and Sally […]

February is Black History Month

Every February, the United States celebrates the achievements and history of African Americans as part of Black History Month. In 1915, in response to the lack of information on the accomplishments of Black people available to the public, historian Carter G. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. The organization […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 18, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, is a holiday in the United States , celebrated the third Monday in January, honoring the achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr.  As a Baptist minister who advocated using nonviolent means to end racial segregation, he first gained national prominence during a bus boycott by African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama.  The most influential […]

Support Senior Centers, Inc. #GivingTuesdayNWO

Senior Centers, Inc. (SCI), located in Downtown Toledo, supports older members of our community by providing programs and services that enhance their dignity, support their independence, and encourage their involvement in the community. While the COVID-19 pandemic has required us to become creative with our offerings that focus on physical, social, educational, emotional, and recreational […]

Reopening Information

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that senior centers could reopen beginning September 21, 2020 if the facilities could meet certain safety standards. The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) recently published these standards and based upon these required guidelines which must be met in order to reopen, it has been determined that Senior Centers, Inc. will […]

Need Assistance with Summer Cooling Costs? Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Summer Crisis Program Available

This year’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Summer Crisis Program starts July 1st, 2020 and runs until September 30, 2020. The 2020 SCP will provide eligible households with a one-time benefit to assist with electric utility bills, central air conditioning repairs, and air conditioning unit and/or fan purchases. Lucas County households must have a gross […]