Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a Settlement House with more than 120 years’ experience serving as one of New York’s premier human services providers. Founded in 1894 as a kindergarten for immigrant children, the Neighborhood House now offers a wide array of effective and integrated services – social, educational, legal, housing, health, mental health, nutritional and fitness.
Operating at many sites on the East side of Manhattan, the Neighborhood House serves approximately 15,000 clients a year, including more than 10,000 older adults through two senior centers, geriatric care management for home-bound and frail seniors, and an arts-based day program for persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. The Neighborhood House has broad experience providing a variety of evidence-based and community health programs including CDSMP, SAIL, the Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program (AFAP), Walk with Ease, Stepping On, Art Therapy, Tai Chi, Care Transitions services, Home and Community Based Services, and Community Health Worker/Patient Navigator programs.
Older adults can also access myriad social and legal services available, including benefits enrollment (e.g., SCRIE or SNAP), health care enrollment, eviction prevention, advanced directives, nutrition and wellness programming, fitness and swimming programs, ESOL classes, and regular arts and cultural events.
Contact: Carolyn Silver, Chief Program Officer