Need a small event space or meeting space that's centrally located downtown on Chincoteague Island? A quiet conference room for your club? A spot for a meal for up to 50 people that has a commercial kitchen? We can help!
Due to the concerns with COVID-19, the Island Community House is closed and postponing events indefinitely. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to protest our clients, staff and volunteers.
The non-profit Island Community House is located downtown, directly behind the Island Theatre Annex at 6246 Mumford Street. The first floor has an industrial kitchen, large open space, bathroom and meeting room. The second floor has two bedrooms.
* Off-street parking for 6
* Includes 1 handicapped spot
* Handicap accessible and ADA compliant
* Large open space on first floor
* Health Department-approved commercial kitchen
* 2 Ovens/stovetops
* Exhaust hood
* 5 Sinks
* Slop sink
* Refrigerator/freezer with ice maker
* Meals can be served in main room
* Two bedrooms on second floor
To provide accessible space, using a conveniently located house, where residents of all ages can congregate to fulfill social, physical, emotional and intellectual needs and drive encouragement for socialization.
ICH Senior Center will be housed inside the Island Community Center at 6246 Mumford Street on Chincoteague Island. Although our initial phase of outreach within the community has been postponed until the governor gives us the "all clear" to resume social activities, we are still available to area seniors.
Currently we are inviting anyone in the northern limits of Accomack County and on the island within the category of "older Americans" that may benefit from delivery of a two-week supply of frozen meals to contact us.
Please comment here or send us a private message or contact the manager at 757-710-0739 by call or text, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let the ICH Senior Center know if you would like to receive frozen meals delivered to your home. Currently, as per federal guidelines, we are operating under relaxed requirements during the covid-19 pandemic, through the Eastern Shore Area Agency on the Aging. Through the generosity and vision of our local grant writer, our aim is to offer frozen meals to anyone considering themselves as "aging in place" in the senior community, so please notify us of your need if you are in a food shortage. You can reach the manager at the cell number 757-710-0739 or by email at email@example.com, during this social distancing effort.
The warmth of helping hearts is equal to the warmth in the earth around us. Don't go without sustenance in this season as blessings abound!
Are you curious about beginning a yoga practice? Don’t know where to begin? Think you can’t do it because of x, y, and z? Here’s some wonderful news: yoga can be accessible to everyone and everybody. Yoga is a practice of awareness. It is the cultivation of awareness within the body, mind, and spirit and keeping an intention to anchor yourself in the present moment. AnyBODY can practice yoga. A physical asana practice involves pranayama (breathwork), concentration, and awareness of the body within space during movement and postures (asana).
I’m going to be offering Facebook live classes on my page. As some of you know, this is super out of my comfort zone, but I’m learning to lean into the discomfort and find growth throughout this experience. I can say it’s very strange talking to an empty room and computer screen. BUT, I am really enjoying reconnecting with you all again, albeit virtually.
Classes will be all-levels Vinyasa Flow. Please feel free to comment specific types of postures you would like to practice in the upcoming classes.
See you on the mat! https://www.facebook.com/yoga.with.roxie
Several of the Y's Older Adults Programming are held held here at the Island Community House...
Check the Y's calendar here each month for events and programs!
The Y has you covered on Older Adults Programming! Several programs, such as the popular "Sit & Stitch" on Wednesdays, take place at the Island Community House and are free and open to the public! For classes and events that require registration, stop in at the David Landsberger YMCA (6395 Maddox Blvd. on Chincoteague Island) or give them a call at (757) 336-6266. Also, call if you would like to attend an event, but don't have transportation to get to the Island Community House. They will come to you, pick you up and deliver you back home!
"Had an opportunity to stop by the Island Community House on Mumford Street. It is a really great space available for the community to use. I'm looking forward to scheduling volunteer meetings there - Stay tuned for upcoming dates! Thanks Jenny Hanyo and David Landsberger for the tour!" - Julie Brommer from the CI Community Cats group
"We had a great time today with our Shell Art class held at the Island Community House!" - from the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA Facebook page
"I really enjoy the fellowship and conversation at the events I attend here." - Facebook page review
"Great new location for classes!" - Tryfan Gallery