Rachel Bender

Senior Program Director, Older Adult Services

Rachel Bender is our Senior Program Director, Older Adult Services, overseeing both the Center @ Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and the Senior Center at Saint Peter’s Church. Rachel first joined the Neighborhood House in 2015 as a Supportive Housing Social Work Coordinator and subsequently served as the Director of Casa Mutua and later the Director of the Center @ Lenox Hill Neighborhood House. Previously Rachel worked in Transitional Housing with homeless female veterans at Zion House. Rachel is a graduate of the University of Rochester and received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh.

Photo: Philip Mauro