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Weinberg Center for Balanced Living

Welcome back to the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living!

Outdoor classes, WCBL Virtual Activities, and WCBL In-Person Activities are now running. Download our programming calendars in English or Chinese. For one-on-one social services appointments, please reach out to us at 646-395-4270 or email info@mannycantor.org.

Weinberg Center for Balanced Living (WCBL) is known on the Lower East Side as a vibrant and active senior center. Over 70% of our members are recent retirees, and our offerings reflect the diverse interests of Baby Boomers. Group exercise, arts and education, advocacy and social events, as well as fresh Kosher breakfast and lunch are all available Monday through Friday.

Stay up to date on class changes, special events, and community resources by subscribing to our newsletter.

If you have any questions, please leave a voicemail at 646-395-4270, and we will return your phone call or email info@mannycantor.org for additional questions.
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WCBL Membership

WCBL serves New Yorkers who are 60 years of age, and their spouses or domestic partners. We also welcome underage individuals who have a physical or cognitive disability and live with a person who is at least 60 years of age or who have a disability and reside in a primarily senior housing facility. WCBL activities and classes are designed to be engaging and enjoyable — while meeting a variety of interests, fitness and health levels. Sign-up hours are Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm. Becoming a member is easy! Just fill out our online membership form or contact us at 646-395-4270 or wcbl@mannycantor.org to schedule a one-on-one membership intake appointment.

Latest Program Updates

Congregate Lunch and Grab and Go Meals

WCBL is happy to announce congregate lunch is back with in-person lunches Monday-Friday. The servings are from 11:45 AM-12:25 PM and 12:45 PM-1:25 PM. Health screenings and lunch ticket distribution will take place in the lobby beginning at 10:45 AM. You may arrive as early as 10:45 AM if you are participating in congregate lunch but will need to wait to eat until 11:45 AM. Grab and go breakfast will be distributed to lunch attendees as they leave the dining area.

To find other meal distribution programs, please contact NYC DFTA at (212) AGING NYC or (212-244–6469).

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Information

Contact Us

(646) 395-4270 | WCBL@EDALLIANCE.ORG

Xiomara A. Maldonado
Senior Director of Older Adult Programs, Manny Cantor Center
Phone: 646-395-4274
Email: xmaldonado@mannycantor.org
Speaks Spanish / Se habla español

Hannah Margolin
Assistant Director, Weinberg Center for Balanced Living
Phone: 646-395-4271
Email: hmargolin@edalliance.org

Minchang Li
Social Work Supervisor, Weinberg Center for Balanced Living
Phone: 646-395-4277
Email: mli@mannycantor.org
Speaks Chinese / 说中文

Visit Us

Weinberg Center for Balanced Living Main Office | Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway, 4th Floor
(Located on the corner of Jefferson Street) F train to East Broadway, M14A to Clinton & Grand Streets, or M9 to Essex & Canal Streets

The Weinberg Center for Balanced Living is funded in part by the New York City Department for the Aging.