JMJ Maternity Homes gives faith-based care
JMJ Maternity Homes, a faith-based nonprofit, provides homeless pregnant women with shelter, resources and support services in a nurturing Christian environment. The maternity program and resident program provide shelter and support services to facilitate prenatal and post-partum health care, counseling, case management, food, clothing and more. Call (209) 769-7092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Social Club
The Merced Senior Social Club meets at 9 a.m. every Friday at the Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. There are many activities, games and more. All seniors and guests are welcome; if you are interested in joining, visit or call (209) 383-6057.
Breakfast Lions Club
The Merced Breakfast Lions Club maintains a series of drop-off locations for old, unused prescription eyeglasses or hearing aids. Drop off at the offices of Drs. David Baba and Paul Smith, Save Mart on Olive and G streets and optical departments at Costco or Wal-Mart. For more information, email www.mercedbreakfastlionsclub.org.
Building Young Leaders
Building Young Leaders will hold classes for children from 5 to 16 years of age starting Saturday. Classes will include jewelry making, engineering, dance and more. For more information, go to www.buildingyoungleaders.com.
Low-cost legal advice
Central California Legal Services offers legal advice and representation to eligible individuals in tenant rights and homeless issues, Social Security and SSI disability claims, CalWorks, Medi-Cal, unemployment and CalFresh (food stamp) cases and much more. The service is available to low-income people at no cost. Call (209) 723-5466 or go to 1640 N St., Suite 200 in Merced.
Vietnam veterans group
The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 0691, welcomes new members. To qualify you must have served during the Vietnam War era. For more information, call (209) 381-0451 or go to 450 W. 21st St., Merced.