Programs

  • AARP 55 Driver Safety Program: In cooperation with AARP, the city will host the driving classes every year in May. 
  • Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure Screenings: These are performed by Marymount Hospital regularly, with no fasting and no reservations necessary. Discuss your results with a registered nurse. Screenings are only necessary once every three months. Learn more about heart screenings.
  • City Food Pantry: There is emergency assistance for anyone in need of food.  Anyone wishing to make a donation of nonperishable food or cash can contact the Human Services Department. Also learn about the "Meat the Need" Program.
  • Computer Laboratory: The lab is open for resident use, with regular scheduled classes also available. 
  • Family Counseling Service: Referrals for counseling services are available for families, children and adults requiring emotional support.  
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP): See if you qualify for HEAP assistance.
  • Human Services Bus: A 14-passenger bus is available for residents who cannot drive to shopping, banking, etc. Rules, schedules, and applications are available at the Office of Human Services.
  • Human Services Library: Many donated books, magazines, and puzzles are available on an honor basis.
  • Medical Transport:  Transportation to medical appointments is available for residents that are unable to drive and have no driver in the household. Wheelchair transportation is also available.
  • Medicare / Medicaid Assistance: Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program is a program sponsored by the State of Ohio that provides trained volunteers to assist with Medicare / Medicaid and supplemental insurance forms. An appointment is necessary.
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringer: The local service unit provides emergency assistance and help with utility bills to residents in our immediate area. Contact the Human Services Department for more information. The program helps needy families in our area pay utility bills once a year. 
  • School Lunches: Starting in October during the school year, lunch and entertainment is offered once a month after the senior meetings at various local schools for $3 - no tax, no tip! Come and enjoy the schools supported by your taxes.
  • S.M.I.L.E. Exercise Program: Low-intensity exercise classes to reduce pain and increase energy and mobility are open every Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Snow Removal: The city provides snow removal for those who qualify.  Applications are available at the Human Services Department, and are accepted throughout the month of October.
  • Tax Aide Program: AARP’s Tax Aide Program trains volunteers to assist low or moderate income older residents in filling out simple tax returns. An appointment is necessary. 
  • Telephone Reassurance: Volunteers call residents for a friendly reassuring chat to check in on their well being.
  • Yuletide Hunger Program: This program is a cooperative community effort between the cities of Broadview Heights, Brecksville, Independence, and Seven Hills, as well as the school systems. It provides food, clothing, toys, etc. for families in need during the holiday season.