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The Adult Center for People over 50

Click here to see our latest Senior Center Newsletter (May, 2016)

Ilene Yair, LMSW,  Director, ext. 236

58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck NY 11362
718-225-6750 Ext. 236
[email protected]

The SFY Neighborhood Senior Center is an inclusive senior center offering a dynamic social, recreational, educational program and support services for older members of our community, focusing on the continuing growth and enrichment of its members. This program is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.

  • A variety of stimulating classes and small groups led by qualified leaders
  • Social clubs, with several for special interest groups
  • Extensive trips and theatre going opportunities
  • Various guest presentations and events throughout the year
  • Ongoing resource and information assistance
  • A scholar series to share continued education in a wide variety of subjects
  • Explore your inner artist in professionally facilitated workshops such as ceramics, drawing & sketching, and jewelry making.


    Sam's Senior Cafe, our new lunch program, serves Kosher meals to people over 60 years old, and operates from
    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on weekdays. There is a suggested contribution of $2.50.

    Daily reservations are available starting at 11:00 AM in the Tel Aviv room.

    For more information about Sam's Senior Cafe, including volunteer opportunities, please call 718-225-6750


Caregiver Support Groups Available for those who are providing care to individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, and other related memory disorders. For more information, please call Alissa Pizzutiello at
(718) 225-6750 ext. 331.

"Sing-A-Long" with Marilyn Herman & Stephen Figurasmith - Thursdays - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Senior Center For all members of the community over the age of 60, provides educational, social, cultural and recreational programs.

GALA Group For gay and lesbian adults over the age of 50.

- We're delighted to announce the expansion of the GALA Group for Gay and Lesbian Adults to include day as well as evening programs. Day programs will be on the first Tuesday of the month, from 11:00-12:30 PM. Evening programs are the third Tuesday of the month, from 7:00-9:00 PM

Travel Club
Day trips to various entertainment and cultural venues throughout the Metropolitan area.

Physical Education and Recreation Department Our health, wellness and recreation staff is dedicated to developing individualized plans of health maintenance and welness activities for our older adults.

Transportation Services are available for medical appointments, food shopping and rides to and from the Little Neck site within local geographic.

Engage: Age With Purpose

UJA-Federation of New York's Engage Service Corps is for boomers and beyond who want to effect powerful change within the community through hands-on activities. This new model of volunteering is perfect for the generation of game changers looking to reshape society at every stage of their lives.

Through Engage, you can use your skills, expertise, passion and leadership to address issues such as poverty, hunger, joblessness, education, the isolated elderly, and children with special needs - in a way that fits into your life.

So become part of a community of like-minded people who want to find real solutions to real problems.

To apply to be an Engage Volunteer, you can click here. For more information, contact Sam Schachter at (718) 225-6750 ext. 212 or by emailing [email protected]


LEvnot Koach (To Build Strength) - The Single Parent Initiative

We're very proud to be participating in UJA of New York's Levnot Koach (To Build Strength) Single Parent Initiative, which will help provide single parents with financial workshops, group supportive counseling, information and referral services, socialization, career counseling, parent workshops, programs for children, and much more.

For more information, please contact Leslie Kraut, LMSW, at (718) 225-6750 X 248 or by emailing [email protected]

If you are a survivor of the Holocaust and are looking for a meaningful way to interact with a network of other survivors and community members of all ages, the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Samuel Field Y welcome you to join us for a unique enrichment opportunity.

We're proud to introduce "Bagels, Books and Talk", which will take place on the first Friday of every month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, and is centered around group conversations and unique trip opportunities. Transportation is available upon request.

The group is scheduled to meet on the following dates:
February 3, 2017
March 3, 2017
April 7, 2017
May 5, 2017

For more information, please contact the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at (718) 281-5770, or reach out to Jordana Davidson at (718) 225-6750 ext. 298