Penn South/Mutual Redevelopment Houses in the Chelsea area of New York City is a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC). When Penn South Social Services began in 1986, our major concern was Penn South’s older population (our largest and most vulnerable group). To help seniors to live independently in their homes, we developed comprehensive on-site social and health services never before available in housing cooperatives.
To learn more about NORCs, visit The Future of the NORC-Supportive Service Program by Fredda Vladeck and Anita Altman, and The New York NORC-Supportive Service Program by Anita Altman.
Penn South Social Services is able to fund Penn South Program for Seniors, Programs for All, and PS-HOPS with generous support from:
Penn South Social Services is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Inc. (also known as Penn South), or any of its affiliates. The names Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Inc. and Penn South, as well as related names, marks, emblems and images are the property of their respective owners.