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Current Status of HSRC Programs

All HSRC programs and services are open and operating as follows: Administrative services and main phone line:  Open as usual, however, please call 707-443-9747 before coming to our Eureka campus or Fortuna Center and we will assist you remotely if possible.  In an abundance of caution, we have locked the doors of our buildings.  Staff […]

Added Warmth, Thanks to the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation

Thanks to a generous grant from the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation, the Humboldt Senior Resource Center has a new boiler in the administrative building, the historic Washington Schoolhouse at 1910 California Street in Eureka.  The old boiler was extremely temperamental, and often refused to work at all.  The new boiler – pictured above, with […]

HSRC Thanks Humboldt Bay Fire

Every winter, Humboldt Bay Fire collects donations for the Humboldt Senior Resource Center’s Nutrition Program with its Santa for Seniors drive.  In an ordinary year, the program’s White Boxes, packed with something fun and nutritious, may be the only gift some isolated seniors receive.  Social isolation, already a problem before the pandemic, is now even […]

Thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccinations from Jennifer Heidmann, MD

Humboldt County’s first COVID-19 vaccinations have begun to be administered, and more vaccine is coming. Vaccinations will be distributed based on risk stratification, starting with front-line healthcare providers and elders living in congregate settings. Then the vaccine will be more widely distributed to the population at large. Although the process to develop this vaccine was […]

Why Donate to HSRC?

We know that you have many options when deciding what organization or cause is worthy of your support.  Here’s a note we recently received from a donor about why he gives to HSRC … I do enjoy donating to HSRC, because you folks do a very good service to the community.  I enjoyed your doing […]

Senior Firewood Program Discontinued

This is a message from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Humboldt Senior Resource Center — After almost 30 years of operation, it is with heavy hearts that we announce 2020 as the last year of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Senior Wood Project, also known as the Humboldt Senior Resource Center (HSRC) Senior Firewood […]

How HSRC Is Helping Area Seniors during the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of residents on the North Coast, HSRC continues to do what we can to assist area seniors.  On KEET’s “North Coast Perspectives,”  HSRC staff discussed the impact of social isolation on seniors and how we’re trying to help.  See the show on YouTube here .

Senior News Schedules

Those Senior News readers who look for their monthly paper in the Times-Standard on the last Tuesday of each month will see a schedule change starting with the February issue — Senior News will now be inserted in the Times-Standard on the last Sunday of each month starting on Sunday, January 26. In addition, starting […]