Thank you for your interest in Webster Towers. We are a community built up rather than out!
If you are considering a move to a safe, affordable and stylish senior living community that offers numerous activities and personal amenities, you have found it at Webster Towers. We invite you to make an appointment for a personal tour. We are sure you’ll be impressed!
Give us a call or send an e-mail and we’ll be pleased to show you the crown jewel of this Scranton neighborhood. We hope to see you soon!
Webster Towers is an eight-story, senior apartment complex located at 500 North Webster Avenue in the historical and beautiful Hill Section neighborhood of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Originally sponsored by the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, it opened its doors in 1976 and is a nonsectarian, nonprofit organization providing housing for seniors and persons with mobility disabilities who need the assessible features of the building.
In addition to providing apartments, Webster Towers also offers an opportunity for socialization through various activities. Holiday parties, gatherings for Bingo and games of all types, topical speakers, entertainers, and bi-weekly prepared midday meals are only a few of the opportunities for seniors to interact.
Friendly, warm, welcoming group. There’s plenty of activities. You’re free to join in or stay in your apartment.
Very clean,quiet and well kept ! Management is always accessible. The grounds are professionally kept all year long. This is one great place.
Webster Towers Inc. is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1972 with a board of directors, some of whom have been active members for many years. They are all volunteers and receive no compensation for their services. They opened Webster Towers for leasing in 1976.
Individual applicants must be age 62 or older. If two persons apply for an apartment, the head of the household must be 62 or older. For persons with a mobility disability, Webster Towers can admit 10% of the community, as long as the applicant is 18 years and older and needs the accessible features of Webster Towers as verified independely by a health provider.
Webster Towers offers apartments to persons of all financial circumstances. For those needing financial assistance, subsidies are available for eligible persons through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). For those whose income is over the current income limit set by HUD, apartments are available at the current market rent regardless of income.
There are 85 apartments: 72 one bedroom, 7 standard two bedroom and 6 deluxe two bedroom. All apartments are on floors 2 – 8 with the first floor reserved for offices and community room for programs and social gatherings of all kinds.
Yes, a one year lease is required which will automatically renew itself every 30 days after the first year, unless a written notice of intent to move is received 30 days in advance of your move from Webster Towers.
The Standard two bedroom apartment was a conversion of an efficiency and a one bedroom apartment. The Deluxe two bedroom apartment is a conversion of two – one bedroom apartments.