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Help our centers thrive
Did you know? about 160,000 seniors live in Brooklyn Community Districts: #5, East New York; 16, Brownsville; 18, Canarsie and Flatlands; #4, Bushwick and #3, Bedford Stuyvesant. Our community seniors live at home and 40% of them have income below federal poverty levels.
Our seniors have asked for and welcome your support to keep their senior centers open and thriving with activities, continuing healthy tasty lunches and warm friendly staff.
Wayside Out-Reach Development Senior Programs (WORDnyc) provide social settings and services that enable elderly individuals to maintain their independence and remain at home in the community:
promoting family and community,
reduction of taxpayers cost through keeping our seniors healthy and active.