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Kittay House

2550 Webb Ave
Bronx, NY 10468-3930
(718) 410-1420
Services Offered:
Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    Kittay House is located on a secure, 5-acre "garden oasis" in the Bronx, part of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Campus of The Jewish Home & Hospital. Our 295 sunny, private, studio and one-bedroom apartments offer comfortable and safe independent living for people 62 and better. Kittay House pioneered the concept of independent living with supportive services back in 1970. We're part of the landmark Mitchell-Lama affordable housing program, supervised by the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), committed to equal opportunity housing. Because we've been serving seniors for so long, we understand seniors! We respect seniors' desires to make their own choices, to decide what to do each day. All within an environment dedicated to your safety and comfort. Kittay House offers 24/7 security, emergency response systems in every apartment, fire/smoke monitors throughout the building, well-lit, high-contrast environment friendly to seniors with low vision and a building wide surveillance system. Kittay House is conveniently located near major highways and public transportation for visiting family and friends from Manhattan, Westchester County, New Jersey or Connecticut. Only a short ride away, they can stop stressing about you living alone while you enjoy all the benefits of the Kittay House community.
    All genders welcome
    Age 62 and over
    Eligibility requirements:
    Kittay House is a Mitchell-Lama affordable housing program, supervised by the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), committed to equal opportunity housing. To qualify for one of Kittay House’s studio apartments, seniors’ annual income may not exceed $84,296.52. To qualify for one of Kittay House’s one-bedroom apartments, seniors’ annual income may not exceed $111,006.84. Minimum age is 62.
    Care Options
    Contract for on-call nursing care
    Contract for on-call physician care
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Care Services
    Eye care
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $1884
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $2967
    Billed per month
    Residents may bring pets
    Pet Types Allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Gated community
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Kosher meals prepared in a kosher kitchen available
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Laundry service
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Other recreational activities:
    "Scholars in Residence" program allows you to give a lecture, or hear a lecture given by tenants with expertise in history, politics, arts, and other areas of interest. Religious services conducted by clergy of several denominations.
    This facility caters to:
    Primarily Jewish but open to all religions, cultures and ethnicities.
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