About Us

St. Alphonsus Young at Heart Enrichment Program started in 2014 as a senior outreach to the Northeast Neighborhood.  In 2018 we qualified to receive supportive funding through Kent County Senior Millage, administered through the Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan.  We are located at the Parish Center at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church



“The exercise class helps me to be more conscious of my body and it’s needs. It keeps me committed to staying healthy.”

“I highly recommend this program to anyone needing some new friendly faces.”

“The atmosphere gives you an uplifting sense of belonging.”
“This program has interesting, fun activities that have helped me develop several friendships.”

 Mission in Action

Physical Activity
We offer multiple ways to keep your body moving!  From group exercise class, chair Tai Chi, standing Tai Chi, and walking club, you are sure to find something that fits you.

Create Meaningful Relationships
Through our social activities, weekly lunches, book club, and much more, it is easy for you to catch up with old friends or create new ones within our program!

Reduce Isolation
We aim to be a program that gives participants an opportunity to get out of the house and have some fun.  Our welcoming and friendly atmosphere allow participants to feel like they are part of one big family! 

Partner Programing
We partner with programs like MSU-Extension for educational presentations, the North End Wellness Coalition, and the Kent County Senior Millage; all to enhance the lives of our participants!