The SFY Neighborhood Senior Center

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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 for people over the age of 60 is a warm and inclusive senior center offering a variety of social, recreational, educational programs, for all older members of our community. While focusing on continuing growth and enrichment, we also provide an opportunity for older adults to enjoy the company of their peers. This program is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.

  • A variety of stimulating classes and courses
  • Small discussion groups led by qualified leaders 
  • A scholar series to share continued education in a wide variety of subjects
  • Special interest groups
  • Frequent coach bus trips to various entertainment and cultural venues throughout the Metropolitan area
  • Various special events and performances throughout the year
  • Ongoing resource and information assistance
  • Explore your inner artist in professionally facilitated workshops such as ceramics, drawing & sketching, and jewelry making


    Sam's Senior Cafe, our individually-plated 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.

    For more information about Sam's Senior Cafe, including volunteer opportunities, please call Fern Prusak at 718-225-6750 ext. 233.

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.

GALA Group Monthly evening meetings for older gay and lesbian adults.

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

Transportation Services are available for medical appointments, food shopping and rides to and from the SFY Neighborhood Senior Center.

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



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Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
(718) 225-6750
[email protected] 

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212-00 23rd Ave
Bayside, NY 11360
(718) 423-6111
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