Grandparent Family Apartments

Grandparent Family Apartments, a collaborative project between WSFSSH and NYCHA, offers housing and supportive services to 50 families of elders raising younger generations, often grandchildren. Located in the Bronx, this model program features an activity center, gardens, and apartments with essential amenities. Opened in 2005, it offers social services and family support.

Building Overview


951 Prospect Avenue

Date Opened

May 25, 2005

Number of Units

50 independent apartments for grandparents raising grandchildren (or other elders raising young relatives)


Goshow Architects

General Contractor

Frank Corigliano Contractor

Building Services

WSFSSH’s unwavering commitment ensures that crucial support services are available to residents, setting a precedent for compassionate care.

24 Hour Security
On-Site Laundry Services
Active Recreation Program
On-Site Social Work Services
Fire Alarms & Other Safety Features