Co-op Village NORC, The Educational Alliance

The director of the Co-Op Village NORC, Ms. Bonnie Lumagui, let us know that they love working with youth and developing intergenerational programs together. She is familiar with East Side and believes that East Side students would be a great addition to NORC. Ms. Rita Siff coordinates volunteers for the NORC program. She can be reached at 646 395 4508,

"Co-op Village Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) is a social service program for adults over 60 residing in the co-ops located along Grand Street.  The NORC, in conjunction with our partners, assists senior residents in successfully “aging in place” by providing opportunities to engage in the community and by offering vital support services"

Co-op Village NORC located at 465 Grand Street, provides adults 60 years and older living in the Co-ops along Grand Street and East Broadway with a wide range of social, fitness, educational, and recreational, arts and cultural programs to choose from. Our activities schedule promotes healthy aging for all participants.

Along with an array of classes the NORC provides social work and nursing services. Assistance offered include obtaining entitlements and benefits, home care, supportive counseling, and access to emergency alarm response systems and much more."



This organization offers plenty volunteering opportunities, not only for High School students but also for Middle School students. The students sign up for a free account and then sign up or the project(s) they are interested in. GenerationOn offers a wide range of projects, for example "Animal Welfare, Environment, Citizenship & Civic Engagement, Emergency Prep & Response, Homelessness & Poverty, Hunger, Senior Citizens, Peace and Kindness...

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