CARTER BURDEN LEHMAN VILLAGE SENIOR PROGRAM
The Lehman Village Senior Program is a satellite of the Covello Program located in a NYC Housing Authority building. The program provides socialization, recreation and education through daily activities including art programs taught by the teaching artists and consultants from Covello and health and wellness activities. A daily luncheon program is served onsite and also delivered to the homebound.
Like the Covello program, anyone over the age of 60 can attend the Lehman Village Senior Center regardless where s/he lives, however the majority of the participants live in the Lehman Village Houses. The program averages 50 people per day, which is the maximum it can accommodate.
Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
1641 Madison Avenue (at 109th Street)
New York, NY 10029
Contact: Lourdes Lange
programs and services available at lehman village
Carter Burden's Case Management Unit provides a variety of services such as assistance with financial management, help applying for benefits, referrals to receive services such as home delivered meals and home-care and more . This unit serves homebound adults over the age of 60 who live between 59th Street & 143rd Street, from 5th Avenue to the East River or on Roosevelt Island.
Making Art Work helps connect seniors within New York City to arts, art culture, and art education. Participants are able to engage in art projects, take part in art classes, and even partake in an annual fashion show. Additionally, seniors may have a chance to display their art in a gallery located in Manhattan.
The Cultural Connections program provides year round services and activities to seniors who enjoy engaging in New York City's cultural scene. The program coordinates outings for participants to theaters, museums, galleries, and much more.
The Caregiver Resource Program is a new and unique program designed to benefit unpaid caregivers of adults 60 years and older. The program provides mental and emotional support/ services to those who are caring for older loved ones.
The Carter Burden Network provides extensive health and wellness workshops to seniors interested in improving and/ or maintaining their health and well-being. We partner with other community based organizations to provide health services, educational workshops, and lectures on health specific topics.
Social services and case assistance programs include assistance which benefits and entitlements, advocacy, supportive counseling, daily money management, and end-of-life planning. Referrals are made to supportive serves including home care services, home-delivered meals, and socialization opportunities that enable the older individual to remain in their home safely and maintain a high quality-of-life.
Please contact the center for more information.