New York Foundation for Senior Citizens is dedicated to helping New York's seniors enjoy healthier, safer, more productive and dignified lives in their own homes and communities and to help them avoid the need for premature institutionalization.
Awards Received by New York Foundation for Senior Citizens
Over the years, the Foundation’s social service programs for the elderly have been the recipients of numerous awards and proclamations for their sensitivity to the needs of the elderly, and its senior citizen buildings for their aesthetic attractiveness.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
2000 Secretary’s Commendation
In recognition as one of HUD’s High Performing Multifamily Properties Ridge Street Gardens
The Municipal Art Society of New York
1997 Certificate of Merit
The Society “applauds the Foundation’s ability to create upbeat and positive housing set against tasteful and gracious surroundings for our neediest elderly.”
New York City Department of Employment
1997 Award of Excellence
Awarded for Outstanding Service in JTPA Title II Training Program
National Council on Seniors Housing
1996 Honorable Mention Excellence in Seniors Housing – Affordable Senior Housing Concourse Gardens
1996 Silver Award
Film & Video Awards
Medical/Treatments/Procedures In Your Hands
Mature Media National Awards
1996 Bronze Award
Honoring the Best In Advertising, Marketing & Educational Materials for Older Adults In Your Hands
Additional awards include:
National Council of the Multifamily Housing Industry and Registered Apartment Managers Program, Pillars of the Industry, Clinton Gardens – Best Seniors’ Mid-High Rise Apartments, 1995
National Association of Home Builders – Pillars of Industry Award, 1995
Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York – “Emma” Award, 1993
East Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Civic Service Award, 1990
Our Town, OTTY Award for Making New York City a Better Place to Live and Work, 1985
The Eleanor Roosevelt Community Service Award Certificate, 1984
Presidential Recognition Award for Community Service, 1983
The Foundation’s social services and building programs have also been positively recognized by the media on television and radio as well as articles in The New York Times, Architectural Record, Multi-Housing News and in a book entitled Civil Architecture, The New Public Infrastructure, McGraw Hill, 1995.
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