Your Questions, Answered
What are the hours of the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center (DWRC)?
The Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center has 4-hour programs designed for people over 50+ years of age and for people with health issues: morning (8 am – 12 noon) and afternoon (1 pm – 5 pm). However, some members may be qualified to attend both programs.
How much will these services cost?
The Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center services are covered by all health insurances: Medicaid, Medicare, all HMOs and Major Medical Insurances.
What types of activities are at the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center?
Daily activities are designed to keep our members active mentally and physically, as well as maintain social interactions. We strive for ASL friendly, positive, and relaxing atmosphere. Kindly browse through our programs and services for more details.
Will the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center provide food?
Yes, the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center will provide two hot meals and a snack to take home. We will adhere to individual dietary needs such as diabetics, gluten-free, kosher, a vegetarian meal, and so on. There is no charge for these meals.
Will I have the transportation services from my home to the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center?
Yes, the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center can arrange the pick-up and drop-off transportation services from home to the center and back at no cost. If you need this service, please contact us at 917-363-5808.
Does the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center have a parking lot?
Unfortunately, Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center does not have a special parking lot, however, there are usually parking spaces available on the streets during the day near the center. There is a subway station half-block away from the center “D, F, Q and N” trains “Coney Island” – last train stop.
Can I visit the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center?
Yes, we would be happy to see you at the center.
Can I bring someone with me to the Deaf Wellness & Recreation Center?
By all means, you can bring a guest. We strive to protect and respect our members’ privacy. There will be some days that guests are welcome. Please contact us at 917-363-5808 to register your guest in advance.