Here is the most current summary and schedule of services provided at the JNRC.
We are continuously working to improve and are open to suggestions you may have to provide more effective and thorough services.
Breakfast, Daily 9:30-10:00
We provide breakfast every day for our guests. We focus on serving a well balanced meal.
Supply Room, Daily 10:15-12:00
Guests can take ten general donated items per month; two new toothbrushes, two new pairs of underwear, two new pair of socks per month; and one backpack, one jacket, and one pair of shoes per three months. We rely entirely on donations so we do our best to make sure everyone has fair access to these items as needed.
Guests can obtain toiletries such as soap, toothpaste, shampoo, hair oil, gel, razors, etc. each day.
Guest Registration in Piero’s Office, Daily 10:00-12:00
Guests can register in the Operation Coordinator’s office starting at 10:00. Here the Operations Coordinator, Piero, will take a photo, and collect basic information including name and country of origin. Piero gives a brief orientation about the center and provides new guests with a JNRC Registration Card and a Supply Room Card, which can be used to obtain clothing, shoes and toothbrushes in the Supply Room.
Language Classes, Times vary
English in Classroom 2
- Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00-11:30
- Tuesdays, 10:30-12:00
Italian in Classroom 1
- Mondays-Fridays, 10:30-12:00
Beginning Italian (A1) in Computer Room
- Mondays – Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30-11:30
Beginning French (A1) in Classroom 2
- Mondays-Fridays, 12:00-14:00
Literacy, Mondays through Fridays, 10:00-11:30
Situated in the Art Room
Guests get extra help learning to read and write.
Computer Skills Assistance, Mondays-Wednesdays Fridays, 12:00-13:30
Guests get help navigating the computer as well as learning basic technological tools.
Psychotherapy in the Therapy Room
Psychotherapist, Monica, is available in the center Wednesdays for guests and volunteers.
Art Therapy in the Art Room, Wednesdays, 11:30-14:00
Art therapy is open to guests and volunteers.
Music Therapy in Classroom 1, Mondays and Thursdays, 12:00-13:30
Music therapy is open to guests, as well as volunteers.
Guitar Lessons in Classroom 1, Tuesdays 11:30-13:30
Guitar lessons are open to guests, as well as volunteers.
Artisan Group in Art Room, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 14:00-17:00
Five artisans make crafts Wednesdays and Thursdays from 14:00-17:00. This is a great group that love to have visitors. They create items like jewelry and baskets and sell their work at local markets.
JNRC Works, Thursdays, 10:00-14:00
Guests can develop their curricula in Italian with our team of volunteers.