East Oakland Senior Center (EOSC)

Located at the Ira Jinkins Park in Oakland's Brookfield neighborhood, this Center's programs emphasize exercise, nutrition, crafts and computer instruction. Special events, celebrate holidays such as Juneteenth and Earth Day. Line dancing is a popular class, and the Center's choral group performs at venues throughout the area. The facility is available for public and private events.

Reopening
In order to keep our members and staff as safe as possible, we will continue to reopen our facilities in phases under guidelines provided by local and State government agencies.

Phase 1
Call EOSC at (510) 615-5731 to set up a membership registration appointment for the new MySeniorCenter (MSC) system and receive your new key tag. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 2:30pm.

Phase 2
To assist in COVID tracking, you must have a MSC key tag to access the activity offerings at this time. Members will receive a phone call as new activities open on a appointment-only basis.

Visiting Guidelines
Prior to facility entry, members will be required to answer a COVID-19 Safety Questionnaire, have their temperature taken, and maintain mask wearing at all times while in the building.

The Following Services/Amenities are Unavailable
- Some in-person programs or activities
- Private facility usage/rentals

The Following Services are Available
- Food Distribution Programs
- Virtual Programs Platform
- Computer labs, game/pool room, outdoor spaces, and other lounge/program areas for center supported activities. (By Appointment Only)

Membership

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Membership is $12 a year - Such a Deal!
Below is our brand new membership registration form. The updated membership form includes a new demographics section that will help us apply for grants to benefit the Center's programs and services. Keeping in line with our standard center rules, we want to assure you that your personal information will remain confidential.

EOSC Membership Registration Form - English

How to Apply:

Call EOSC at (510) 615-5731 to set up a membership registration appointment for the new MySeniorCenter (MSC) system and receive your new key tag. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 2:30pm. Payment options are: Cash, check, cashiers checks or money orders made payable to City of Oakland.

Your Membership Matters! By joining or renewing your membership, you make our programs possible.

Member benefits include:

1. Access to our senior community: virtual activities/classes.

2. Quarterly "Senior Sentinel" Newsletter mailed to your home.

3. Access to valuable resources: Meal programs, Information & Assistance Specialists, and other critical senior services.

4. Discounted program and event fees.

5. Care packages and fun freebies.

6. Countless opportunities to meet new friends and have fun.

Become an Advisory Council Member

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We are looking for people to share their innovative ideas and skills in finance, event planning, health care, and more, with the senior community.

  • Would you like to have a voice to advise about center programming;
  • Can you attend the monthly Council meetings; and
  • Are able to volunteer at least ten (10) hours per month.

Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30am.

Quarterly Newsletter

To view the our most recent newsletter:

Go to the Aging Service's Website https://www.oaklandca.gov/topics/senior-services.

  • Scroll down and click on "Oakland Senior Centers Fall/Winter Newsletter SEP 2021".
  • Scroll just a little more to see all upcoming presentation flyers.

Senior Center Rentals

The East Oakland Senior Center is available for private rentals during non-senior center hours primarily weekends and evenings.

About

AMENITIES

  • Game/Exercise Room
  • Music Room
  • Computer Lab

FOOD SERVICES

  • Wednesday Food Bank Fresh Food Pantry Distribution
    • Food bank distribution is first come, first serve basis beginning with members (8:00am - 9:00am)then the community until all food is distributed.

Contact Us

Address

East Oakland Senior Center (EOSC)

Map image for East Oakland Senior Center (EOSC), located at 9255 Edes Ave in Oakland, CA 94603
9255 Edes Ave
Oakland, CA 94603

Phone Numbers

Email Address

Open Hours

We will continue to reopen our facilities in phases, under guidelines provided by local and State government agencies, to keep the process as safe as possible.

Monday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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