Peter Cardella Senior Citizen's Center



68-52 Fresh Pond Rd

Ridgewood, N.Y. 11385


For this site please contact the site supervisor listed below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.


Agency Contact

Barbara Toscano                   



Nature and Purpose of Agency

Senior center whose mission is to provide seniors of the community {60 plus in age} with nutritional, educational, recreational, and social services.


Tasks Available for Students

Various tasks available including; Meals on wheels meal distribution, computer education for seniors, sign language and speech pathologist, website development and maintenance, English as a second language (ESL), teach italian, benefit and entitlement trainings assistance in completing forms, accounting and book keeping, group work with seniors, nutritional trainings, and various other assistance with our programs. Lunch is served that is prepared on site for the congregate seniors daily and assistance is needed in meal prep, plating, serving, and clean up.


Time Requirements

Seniors are at our center from 8am until 3pm.


Student Awareness/Special Instructions

No soliciting or promoting any private companies, products or services.  No political preferences can be encouraged. Students must be informed that there is to be NO FOOD and NO FLUIDS given to any resident at any time. Also, if students are not sure of any situation at anytime during the visit to reach out to the nurse or administrator at the home


Agency Directions

Public Transportation

Q31 - Utopia Pkwy - Bell Bl - Direction: Jamaica LIRR Station Sutphin Blvd Arrive ARCHER AV at SUTPHIN PL Subway - J - Direction: Broad St Station Arrive Cypress Hills Station Bus - B13 - Crescent Street - Direction: Williamsburg Metro Av Arrive FRESH POND RD at CATALPA AV


Driving Directions

Grand Central Pkwy west to Jackie Robinson.  Exit at Forest Park.  Make a left onto Myrtle Ave.  Go to Fresh pond Road and make a right.  We are three blocks on the left hand side.

Updated 2/5/19 DM

45 People | 58 Impacts | 320 Hours

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