Los Nietos Community and Senior Service Center

11640 Slauson Ave.,
Whittier, CA 90606

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562-699-9898

Los Nietos Community and Senior Service Center

Los Nietos Community and Senior Center was built in 1977 to serve the unincorporated Whittier area and other neighboring communities. In August 2020, the center underwent a complete renovation and is now a multipurpose facility designed to offer a wide range of services and social activities providing opportunities for daily learning, skills enhancement, community engagement, socialization, and healthy living for residents of all ages.
 

 

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PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Arts & Crafts Group that focuses on arts and crafts projects; varied dates and times
Painting Class for Adults Class teaches all levels to paint with different mediums; varied dates and times
Crochet/Knitting Crochet/Knitting is taught from new to advanced learners; varied dates and times
Computer Class Basic computer skills are taught on-site; varied dates and times
Senior Video Exercise Seniors exercise to a video at the center
Stretch Band Stretch bands are utilized to create resistance while exercising different parts of the body; varied dates and times
Exercise Exercise class such aerobics; varied dates and times
Chair Exercises All the execise is done while sitting and can include Yoga, stretch bands, etc.; varied dates and times
Tablet Instruction Provide assistance either on one-on-one to seniors or in a class setting
Public Access Computers / Computer Labs Computers and printers available for the public to use on their won or in a class setting; tablets available at some centers too
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Food Pantry & Emergency Food Shelf-stable food is available to individuals and families in need
Congregate Meals Lunch meals on-site at centers for seniors
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Youth Training Program Provides at risk and disconnected youth with career exposure opportunities, resources and support to prepare them for future success centers are participating training sites
Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE) Centers serve as a training site for individuals participating in job-readiness programs
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Birthday Celebrations Center staff celebrate senior birthdays at the center
John F Kennedy Club Social Club that gathers regularly at the center to celebrate holidays, visit local attractions and sponsor community events
Dances Events held at centers that include entertainment such as music to dance to and/or food, games, etc. This is an opportunity for community members to socialize with each other
Karaoke Individuals sing to their favorite songs
Bingo/loteria Game for seniors to play; varying dates and times
Card/Board/Table Games Bid Whist, Canasta, Chess, Checkers, Puzzles amongst others for seniors
Movie Day Community members gather to watch a movie together; varying dates/times through the month
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Presentation/Workshops – Showcase them somewhere else Variety of topics covered at the center; varied dates and times
Holiday Giveaways/Seasonal Celebrations: Halloween, Christmas & Thanksgiving Centers plan celebrations and activities around holidays that can include giveaways
Back to School Backpack Giveaway School supplies and local resources provided to the community
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Farmer’s Market Voucher Seniors receive vouchers to use at farmer’s markets
Meeting Room Available Centers have meeting rooms available for organizations to use to provide a service to the community
Adult Protective Service Referrals Center staff are able to submit referrals for elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect on behalf of concerned community members
Utility Assistance Utility assistance provided to income eligible households for SoCal Gas and SCE utility bills; varying dates/times at centers
Fitness Centers Exercise equipment available at the center such as treadmill, elliptical, etc.
Information & Referral Provide information and refer community members to programs/services available
Translation Staff assist translate simple documents for the community
Form Assistance Staff help complete simple forms such as Utility CARE Discount, Jury Duty, etc.
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Kid’s Arts/Crafts Children create fun arts and crafts projects planned by center staff
Summer Camp Centers plan activities for children to participate in at the center
Kid’s Movie Day Center plays a movie for youth and children to watch; different movies are shown, varied dates and times
Toy Loan Program DPSS Toy lending program that provides incentives to children in the community

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