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Community Services

Addressing the needs of older adults and adults disability.

Case Management

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BEC provides one-on-one assistance for individuals in areas such as housing referrals, home visits, food assistance, accompaniment to MediCal/ Social Security Administration appointments, burial and funeral arrangements and reimbursements, transportation assistance, employment referrals, special power of attorney, and etc. 

Program updates due to COVID-19: Appointments are available by phone, via Zoom, or in-person. Contact us at (415) 255-2347 to set up your appointment.

Social Activities

BEC convenes seniors and adults with disabilities through activities designed to focus on education and wellness in the community. Activities are planned and based on consumer needs and interests, with the intent of developing a sense of community amongst consumers. We host activities such as arts and crafts, monthly bingo, field trips, and many more. 

Program updates due to COVID-19: The BEC has shifted to hybrid programming. Clients interested in joining  in-person activities must RSVP by calling (415) 255-2347.

Community Choir

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Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30 PM

 

In partnership with the Community Music Center, BEC hosts a tuition-free choir for older adults. Participation in musical activity aims to provide personal, social, artistic and quality of life benefits. No prior singing experience is needed to join, and participants can join via Zoom or in person. 

 

Learn more about the impact of participating in community choirs here

Field Trips

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Schedule Varies – Call to Inquire

Field trips provide an opportunity for clients to explore new places and socialize with one other. Location of trips vary. Previous trips have included the Asian Art Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, AT&T Park, and the Oakland Museum of CA.

Bingo Birthday Bash

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Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

A monthly occasion where participants celebrate milestones in their lifetime with others. Participants play free bingo, dance, and are provided with light snacks. 

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Arts & Crafts

Schedule Varies – Call to Inquire

The Arts and Crafts Program provides a variety of choices like karaoke, knitting, crocheting, jewelry making, family tree sketching and lantern/parol making. This provides an avenue for seniors and adults with disability to engage themselves in a positive outlet for expression and creativity.

This program is funded by the City of San Francisco's
Department of Disability and Aging Services.

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