Activity Center -
Resources & Assistance

Alcoholics Anonymous

Mondays, 7 p.m.
Closed meetings.

Caregivers Support Group

An Alzheimer's Association affiliated support group providing a special resource for caregivers and family members of those with Alzheimer's disease or memory loss.

Legal Consultations

Frequent Card holders free; Non card holders $2
Call for your 30 minute appointment.

Food Shelf Week

Non-perishable food items, toiletries and cash accepted for the ICA Food Shelf.

Bakery Bonanza

Donated bakery items from local bakeries, based on product availability.
Mondays & Wednesdays: Driskill’s Downtown Market
Tuesdays: Panera Bread
Thursdays: Cub Foods

Sunshine Greetings

Do you know of a Hopkins Activity Center participant who is ill, needs encouragement, had a death in the family, or has a special occasion, honor, or anniversary coming up? Let the Hopkins Activity Center know so our Sunshine Greetings Volunteer can send them a card.

Helpful resources for seniors

Brush with Kindness

Housepainting services for low-income. Call 612-788-8169.

Health Insurance Counseling

Call MN Board of Aging at 1-800-333-2433.

H.O.M.E.

Household and Outside Maintenance for Elderly Program. Call 952-746-4046.

Meals on Wheels

The Hopkins area contact is Carole Lee at 952-935-9028.

Medical Equipment Loan

  • Goodwill Industries loans wheelchairs, walkers, etc. Call 651-379-5922.
  • Hopkins VFW has walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc. Call 952-938-9916. 

Metro Paint-A-Thon

Metro Paint-A-Thon helps seniors and people with physical disabilities continue to live independently in their own homes. Volunteer teams paint home exteriors at no cost to homeowners who meet income and program requirements. Information and applications are available online from the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches. Call 612-276-1579.

National Center on Elder Abuse

Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families. Visit www.ncea.aoa.gov.

NAPS (Nutritional Assistance Program for Seniors)

Free food for qualified low-income senior adults. Call Hopkins Family Resource Center for registration requirements 651-484-8241.

NORC (Nurturing Our Retired Citizens)

Enables older adults to remain in their homes for as long as they can with the support they need to be healthy, safe and engaged citizens. Call 952-542-4866 or www.norcmn.org.

ResourceWest (in Hopkins)

Makes referrals to resources like food banks, shelters, nonprofits, government services, resources for elderly parents, health resources and more. Individuals can also find one-to-one support through the nonprofit's Project Starfish program; computers to use for job and housing searches; help with tax forms and other assistance. Contact 952-988-5350 or www.resourcewest.org.

Senior Citizen Property Tax Deferral Program

Persons age 65 and older with household incomes less than $60,000. Call the Minnesota Department of Revenue for guidelines at 651-556-6088.

Senior Community Services

Senior Community Services is nonprofit agency whose mission is to develop, coordinate and provide services that help meet the needs of older adults and support their caregivers. Programs offered are: Household & Outside Maintenance for the Elderly, Senior Outreach, Medicare Health Insurance Counseling, Senior Partners Care, and CareNextion.

http://seniorcommunity.org/

Senior Housing Directory

Community Resources, Home Care Services, Retirement Planning.

http://www.seniorhousinginc.org/

Senior Linkage Line

A statewide information and assistance service that links older adults, their families, and other caregivers with resources and services. Information is available on transportation, housing, home health care, housekeeping, prescription drug assistance, caregiver support, home delivered meals, legal assistance, financial assistance and much more. Call 1-800-333-2433.

United Way 211

Greater Twin Cities United Way is a free, confidential service connects callers to thousands of community resources and social services for the entire family. Call 211. Open 24 hours a day.

Contacts

  • Hopkins Activity Center
    33 14th Ave N
    952-939-1333

 

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