1880 Boston Road

1880 Boston Road Apartments.

Supporting homeless and medically frail seniors.

Located in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, 1880 Boston Road Apartments provides supportive housing as well as an extensive array of wellness activities and cultural events to medically frail, formerly homeless seniors. A continuum of Hebrew Home’s 100-year-plus tradition of caring for seniors and the most vulnerable New Yorkers, Boston Road takes seniors out of New York City’s shelter system and into a nurturing environment, where a myriad of social activities along with case management are offered onsite. We strive to eliminate homelessness amongst New York City’s senior population, through developing and operating supportive housing programs with onsite social services.

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Apartments
  • Studio and one-bedroom apartments, all fully accessible
  • Spacious floor plans
  • Full kitchens with stone countertops
  • Accessible, full bathrooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Luxury vinyl flooring
  • Window treatments
  • Emergency pull cord and intercom system to security desk 24/7
Building Amenities
  • 24-hour front desk security
  • Live-in superintendent
  • Two elevators
  • Onsite Laundry rooms
  • Bike storage
Healthcare

Affiliated with Metro Community Health Centers, which is located within the building for onsite health and wellness care

Lifestyle Amenities
  • Large community rooms connected to outdoor terraces
  • Two spacious outdoor lounge areas
  • Multiple recreational and lounge spaces equipped with smart TVs and surround-sound systems
  • State-of-the-art computer center
  • Exercise studio
  • Commonspace WiFi
Social Services
  • Program activities director
  • Individual and group intensive case management
  • Case management geared to acclimate a formerly homeless population from New York City’s shelter system to stable community living
  • Support for physical and emotional wellness
  • Financial education
  • Health services including prevention and maintenance
  • Community social engagement
Social, Fitness & Cultural Activities
  • Nutritional education
  • Wellness education
  • Yoga
  • Tai chi
  • Dance and movement classes
  • Exercise classes
  • Live music performances
  • Arts and enrichment classes
  • Trips to local cultural activities, sporting venues, shopping, and entertainment
  • Current events discussion groups
  • Continuing education groups and classes
  • Computer training
Location

Convenient location in the West Farm area of the Bronx, one block from subway, buses, shopping, and other amenities

Hebrew Home Supportive Housing.

Of the 167 apartments at 1880 Boston Rd., 51 have been specifically set aside to house homeless seniors with chronic medical conditions who currently reside in the NYC shelter system. As part of the newly created Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI), funding for the supportive housing portion is made possible by a grant through the New York State Department of Health.

In addition to providing housing, 1880 Boston Road supportive housing program boasts a full range of social services with a staff of social workers and activities specialists, rendering case management and a full range of holistic activities that keep the mind and body active.

In its supportive housing endeavor, Hebrew Home has partnered with Foxy Management, a Bronx-based property management and development company, with significant expertise in the specialized areas of affordable and supportive housing.

Through its supportive housing program, Hebrew Home is focused on aging in place where the goal is to ensure the appropriate levels of support to improve health outcomes, ultimately reducing the cycle of avoidable hospitalizations, over-utilization of hospital emergency departments, and premature nursing home placement.

The mission of Metro Community Health Centers, Inc. is to enable access to and provide high quality, well-coordinated, primary and specialty medical, dental, behavioral, rehabilitation, and ancillary health services. Our focus is on patients who are underserved, with a special commitment to the needs of people with disabilities. We commit to doing our very best to provide culturally-competent services regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.

Metro Community Health Centers offers a wide range of services in four New York City locations. Our physicians, therapists, nurses, and support staff are a skilled, committed, and compassionate team of healthcare professionals who provide a comfortable and caring atmosphere for all patients.

In accordance with the Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act (FSHCAA), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) deems Metro Community Health Centers to be an employee of the Public Health Service (PHS). We are covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for actions within the scope of deemed employment. A deemed health center, its employees, and eligible contractors working within the approved scope of the project are considered federal employees and are immune from lawsuits for medical malpractice.

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