Goddard Riverside Celebrates 30 Years of Supportive Housing for Older Adults on the Upper West Side

NEW YORK, NY – On Friday, July 12, Goddard Riverside Community Center will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Phelps House – its supportive housing residence for older adults. The anniversary celebration will begin a 4 p.m., and take place at Goddard Riverside’s senior center, and will also feature a talent showcase of Phelps residents. Councilwoman Gale Brewer will join the event to present commendations to the staff and residents.

 Phelps House is a supportive housing residence built in 1983 and provides 167 units of affordable housing to 194 older adults and people with mobility impairments. The 11-story building opened its doors in1983 with spacious one-bedroom, and even two-bedroom apartments to accommodate tenants caring for children or grandchildren or with live-in attendants. Onsite staff provides case management, as well as educational, medical, mental health, legal and money management services, all of which help tenants live independently for as long as possible.