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Weinberg Center for Balanced Living

Welcome back to the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living!

Open Streets outdoor classes, WCBL Virtual Activities, and WCBL In-Person Activities are now running. For a print version of our programing schedule, please click here. For one-on-one social services appointments, please reach out to us at 646-395-4187 or email info@mannycantor.org.

To make a Grab-and-Go meal reservation, please fill out this form.

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 emailinfo@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

Grab and Go Meals

*All meals are reserved at this time for August and September 2021. The Wait List is also closed at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. To find other meal distribution programs, please contact NYC DFTA at (212) AGING NYC or (212-244–6469).

We are currently providing dairy Kosher take-home lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Each member is eligible to receive one lunch meal on each day that meals are distributed.Meals will be distributed between 12pm and 1pm at 179 Henry Street NY NY 10002, around the corner from the main MCC entrance on East Broadway.

Reservations for meals are required: In order to pick up a meal, members of the WCBL must fill out this online reservation form or call 646-395-4270 and leave a message requesting a reservation. Staff will return your phone call or email you to confirm your reservation. Please wear a face covering and practice social distancing when you arrive to pick up your meal.

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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.