Clinton Senior Center

530 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-757-2026 | Email: [email protected]

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Clinton Older Adult Center opened in 1969 as a once per week meeting among a small group of seniors in the basement of Sacred Heart Church. In 1973, the Bureau of Purchased Social Services for Adults (BPSSA) provided the seniors with funding to support the development of a senior center within the location. In 1977, the center relocated to a larger space and its existing home within Harborview Terrace, a two-building New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartment complex.

In 2019, the center concluded a $2 million multiyear capital improvement project supported by Borough President Gale Brewer, Councilperson Helen Rosenthal, and NYCHA, which beautifully renovated the site’s entry way, ceilings, floors, lighting, restrooms, kitchen, and program spaces. 

REOPENING UPDATE

We are excited to welcome you back into center! We very much appreciate everyone’s patience and cooperation as we follow the required guidelines to safely reopen in a way that prioritizes each other’s health and safety.

Our center has returned to providing freshly prepared meals to members on a first come, first served basis. To support social distancing and safety as we navigate through the COVID pandemic, these hot, nutritious meals can be eaten onsite (limited seating) or taken to go.

To support older New Yorkers in living active, engaging, and independent lives within their communities, we continue to offer an array of online and in-person classes taught by certified instructors and other qualified professionals residing throughout NYC.

NOTE: In an effort to be as safe as possible, we are operating our center at a limited capacity, supporting social distancing, and requiring masks be worn in all common areas of our spaces when individuals are not eating or drinking.

TRENACE SIMMONS, PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Trenace Simmons has been working in the geriatric field for over 25 years. Prior to joining Project FIND in 2003, she worked as a Business Office Specialist and Entitlement Specialist in the Adult and Children Center at Lakeside Behavioral Center. Her areas of expertise within the field of aging include program management and development, operations, food service, and leadership development. Trenace’s vision is for the Clinton Older Adult Center to be a space where seniors can obtain the services they need to thrive while engaging in a homey and secure atmosphere. Her love for serving seniors is what motivates and keeps her entrenched in the aging field. Trenace obtained credentials as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from Kieser University in Orlando, Florida.