Project Find - Coffeehouse Senior Center - Senior Center in New York NY

General Information

Project FIND - Coffeehouse Senior Center
331 West 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
(646) 545-4621
Contact Name
Augustine Brown
Email address
The Coffeehouse program has been serving the Hell’s Kitchen/Chelsea neighborhood since the early 1970’s—starting as a help desk in the Port Authority Bus Terminal where the elderly “sitters” congregated, and growing over time to become a full service senior center with funding from the NYC Department for the Aging. For 30 years, the Coffeehouse operated in a building near Times Square, at 551 Ninth Avenue, owned by Port Authority. In 2012, with enormous assistance from the Port Authority, we were able to secure a new and even better home in the undercroft of the Holy Cross Church at 331 West 42nd Street. The $1.1 million build out of McCaffrey Hall has taken a year to transform the space into a fully handicap-accessible center with a commercial grade kitchen. Designed by Charles Lauster Architect, the space will allow for greater programmatic diversity and can physically accommodate a greater number of individuals. Coffeehouse provides breakfast and lunch five days week in addition to an expanding number of health and wellness activities. The center also provides a Thursday evening meal program (Dinner at Coffeehouse) and a take-away meal program (Day for Night) for individuals who are either homeless, indigent, or whose living quarters do not contain cooking facilities.
Membership Information
Meals; Documentary; Zumba; Blood Pressure Screening; Movie Club; Art Workshop; Karate Class; Computer Lab; Art Class; BellyBolly; Art through Music; Jewelry Making; Line Dancing; Name that Tune, etc.
Age requirements
Operation Time
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Reviews: There are 1 reviews for this provider.
Rated 1 star by Kevin on 2020-01-26 18:16:06
Comment: Hi 1. Please email me back I was given a sheet of paper at the 90 Lafayetter Drop In center that said Woodstock had a drop-In center for those of 60 years of age but when I called up I was given confusing answers 2. Please email me or call me 6462815751 and advised if you have the option where I can just show up and stay overnight etc.
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