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 […]