The West 74th Street Home is a licensed adult care facility dedicated to
older persons who require assistance in the activities of daily living. It
was established in 1985 by the West Side Federation for Senior and
Supportive Housing, Inc. (WSFSSH).
WSFSSH is a twenty-five year old community-based, non-profit organization
responding to the urgent need for senior housing in New York City. The
mission of WSFSSH is to provide safe and affordable housing with supportive
services within a residential setting that enhances the independence and
dignity of each person. WSFSSH was founded in 1976 and opened its first
building in 1980. WSFSSH has steadily grown over the past twenty-five years
and now operates twelve buildings, serving 1800 people with a wide range of
In addition to providing services within its programs, WSFSSH also acts as a
bridge between residents and needed resources in the community. Medical and
mental health services are made accessible, and financial and medical
insurance entitlements are secured. Services are provided by WSFSSH, as
well as through arrangements with other programs.
The WSFSSH main office is located at 2345 Broadway (at 86th Street). Here an
administrative staff oversees the work of the entire agency. More than 240
people work within the various WSFSSH programs to ensure the safety and well
being of our residents.
If you are interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the West 74th
Street Home or the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing
2345 Broadway , New York, NY 10024
Tel.: 212-721-6032 Fax: 212-721-6043