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Grand Street SettlementBaruch Elder Services Team - NORC Program

Address/Location: 72 Columbia Street, New York, NY  10002

Tel: (212) 982-4171 Fax: (212) 673-3552 Contact Person: Andrea Herskowitz, MSW, Director of Senior Services Email:


Service Provided: NORC (naturally occurring retirement community) supportive services.  Comprehensive program services includes: health, social services, home visiting, socialization & recreational activities, combined with volunteer friendly visiting & escorting.

Geographic Area: NYCHA Bernard Baruch Houses

Eligibility:60plus, living in NYCHA Bernard Baruch Houses

How to Apply: Walk-In

Fee/ Form of Payment: None

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese & Mandarin

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Grand Street Settlement Grand Coalition of Seniors

Address/Location: 80 Pitt Street, New York, NY 10002

Tel: (212) 674-1740 ext. 251Fax: (646) 201-4298 Contact Person: Ines De La Nuez

Email: Website:


Service Provided: Grand Coalition of Senior: (DFTA funded Senior Center offers)

Congregate meal program, Lunch & Breakfast, Case assistance, Educational, recreational and cultural activities, as well as advocacy assistance and support utilizing a tri-lingual, multi-cultural approach.  Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese & Mandarin

Geographic Area: Open

Eligibility: 60 years plus

How to Apply: Walk-In

Fee/ Form of Payment: $1.25 lunch contribution/Cash

$ .75. Breakfast Contribution/Cash

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese & Mandarin

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Grand Street Settlement Senior Housing

Address/Location: 711 East 6th St, New York, NY  10009

Tel: (212) 375-1201Contact Person: Dan Liu, MSW, Social Worker


Servicesprovided:“202” Senior Housing, opened in 2006Is the first residence owned and operated by Grand Street Settlement. With 24 hour security, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, its staff offers social services as well as recreational and education activities to all seniors residing in its 74 apartments. Needs assessments, outreach, information, referrals, case assistance, case management and home visits are provided

Geographic Area: Open

Eligibility: 62 years plus

How to Apply: No application available at this time

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese & Mandarin

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Hamilton Madison House, Caregiver Services

Address/Location: 100 Gold Street, LL, New York, NY 10038

Tel: (212) 788-1688 Contact Person: Jeanine Wong, MA, MFT

Email: Website:


Service Provided: Information & Assistance, Benefit & Entitlement Assistance, Individual Counseling and Support Groups, Respite Services, Training, Supplemental Services

Geographic Area: Citywide

Eligibility:  Either caregiver or care receiver is 60+, living in New York City, requiring Chinese, Korean or Japanese-language services

How to Apply: Call (212) 788-1688

Fee/ Form of Payment: No fee but suggested contributions apply to some activities

Languages Spoken: English, Korean, Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) and Japanese

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes




Hamilton Madison House, City Hall Senior Center

Address/Location: 100 Gold Street, LL, New York, NY 10038

Tel: (212) 788-5580 Contact Person: Isabel Ching, LMSW, Director

Email:  Website:


Service Provided: Breakfast & Lunch, weekdays, Case Assistance, Educational/Recreational/Healthy Aging Activities, Local and International Travel, ESL, Citizenship Classes, Computer Classes

Geographic Area: Citywide

Eligibility: Adults, age 60 and over

How to Apply: Visit the Center

Fee/ Form of Payment: Suggested contributions associated with meals, and some programs and classes

Languages Spoken: Cantonese, Mandarin, English

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Hamilton Madison House Knickerbocker Village NORC Senior Services

Address/Location: 36 Monroe Street, DG1 New York, NY 10002

Tel: (212)-349-0616 ext. 16 Contact Person: Mary Springer, LMSW, Director

Email:  Website:


Service Provided: Senior Meal Program, Social Services, Educational/ Recreational Activities, On-site Nurse, Case management

Geographic Area: Citywide

Eligibility: All seniors (60+)

How to Apply: Visit the Center

Fee/ Form of Payment: Please contact for further information

Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Hamilton Madison House, Smith Houses NORC Senior Services

Address/Location: 50 Madison Street, New York, NY 10038

Tel: (212) 349-3724, ext. 9312 Contact Person: Joanne Chu, MA, Director


Email:  Website:


Service Provided: Senior Meal Program, Social Services, Educational/ Recreational Activities, Onsite Nurse, Case management

Geographic Area: Smith Houses

Eligibility: All seniors (60+)

How to Apply: Visit the Program

Fee/ Form of Payment: Please contact for further information

Languages Spoken:

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Hamilton Madison House, Social Adult Day Services   

Address/Location: 253 South Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002

Tel: (212) 720-4588 Contact Person: Rita Chan, Program Director

Email: Website:


Service Provided: Nutritious meals; social and recreational activities including trips; assistance with personal care and medication reminders; educational workshops; safe and secure environment; door to door transportation within catchment area.

Geographic Area: Citywide

Eligibility:  Adults, age 55 and over with dementia or memory loss

How to Apply: Call the contact person

Fee/ Form of Payment: Determined on a case by case basis


Integrity Senior Services

Address/Location: 19 West 34th Street, Rm 1200, New York, NY 10001

Tel: (800) 277-4680 Fax: (888) 556-9797 Contact Person: Claudette Duff, Director

Email: info@integrityseniorservices.comWeb-site:


Service Provided: In-home mental health counseling for the elderly, disabled, and their caretakers

Geographic Area: Serving all 5 boroughs of New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island (Nassau County, Suffolk County)

Eligibility: Must be over the age of 18

How to Apply: Please contact our office to make an appointment or to refer a person in need of in-home counseling. Referrals can be made by friends, family members or healthcare professionals. With this first call, we ask for general information about the client, detail a brief overview of why counseling is being sought, and set up an appointment for an assessment interview. To make inquiries or to refer a person in need, you can reach our office by contacting us at the following numbers:

Phone: (718) 494-2858  Fax: (888) 556-9797

Fee/ Form of Payment: Integrity Senior Services accepts Medicare/Medicaid coverage and most private insurance plans. Please contact us for more details.

Languages Spoken: Many of our therapist are bilingual in a wide array of languages

Wheelchair Accessible: N/A


Karpoff Affiliates, Inc./ Licensed Real Estate Broker

Moving On NYC/Senior Transition Specialist


Address/Location: 290 Third Avenue, Suite 26C, New York, NY 10010

Tel: (646) 522-9526  Fax: 646-607-7259

Email: mkarpoff@karpoffaffiliates.comWebsite:


Service Provided: Marilyn Karpoff owner of Karpoff Affiliates, Inc. is a 30 year veteran Real Estate Broker, with her own boutique Real Estate firm specializing in top notch customer service, honesty and professionalism. Marilyn provides a personal touch and approach when selling both residential and commercial properties. A Lower East side native and baby boomer, Marilyn understands the changing needs of the aging population as well as the issues facing their adult children. Moving On NYC is the natural outgrowth of her successful real estate company, Karpoff Affiliates. Moving On NYC can provide you with an individualized transition plan. If you are a baby boomer who has lost a parent, you may need help evaluating furnishings and finding a buyer for the residence. If you are a person who needs assistance in making changes in your apartment to make it safer and easier to stay home we are here to help you. Marilyn is also a Speech Therapist who can provide therapy for a client who needs it. No matter what your circumstance, we provide you peace of mind and ensure that each project is handled with integrity. We will help you make the best decisions to simplify and enhance your lifestyle with dignity and autonomy.


MJHS Center for Jewish End of Life Care

Address/Location: 39 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY  10006

Tel: (885) 885-2424 Contact Person: Debby Lowenstein email:

Website: www.centerforjewishendoflifecare.or


Service Provided:  Online resource center


Name of Program/Company: MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care


Address/Location: 39 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY  10006

Tel: (212) 649-4444 Website:


Service Provided: Hospice and Palliative Care

Geographic Area: Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Nassau counties

Languages Spoken: Any

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Geriatric Services, Dept. of Social Work and Home Care

Address/Location: 317 East 17th St., Rm. 4F27, New York, NY 10003

Tel: (212) 420-5659 Fax: (212) 420-2036 Contact Person: Beatrice A. Maloney, LCSW-R

Email: Web-site:


Service Provided: H.O.P.E Program (Homebound Outreach Project for the Elderly)

A volunteer-serviced program providing a weekly telephone “friendly-visit” to frail, homebound older adults, age 60 and older, living alone, who have little, if any, social support and are able to engage in the weekly phone contact.

Available to the 5 boroughs

Elder Mistreatment Case Coordination-

Provide support, education, advocacy, information and referrals to hospitalized victims, (age 60 and older) of Elder Abuse and Mistreatment.

Elder Mistreatment Committee comprised of professionals affiliated with a Community or Governmental agency, and private practitioners

Group meets monthly, the 4th Thurs. of the month (does not meet in July & August) 9:30AM - 11AM.  Open to Community Social Workers in Manhattan.  Please call if you would like to join.

Geographic Area: See above

Eligibility: As above

How to Apply: Call 212-420-5659

Fee/ Form of Payment: Free

Languages Spoken: English


Mount Sinai Beth Israel Geriatric Services Dept. of Social Work and Home Care

Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town (PCVST) Community Center

Address/Location: 449 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10009

Tel: (212) 982-2033 Contact Person: Liane Bellman,



Service Provided: Providing social work services on site at this residential community including; assessment of need, information and referral to appropriate community agency, advocacy and support.  Services provided to property residents and/or designated family member.  In-home or office visits.

Geographic Area: PCVST

Eligibility: As above

How to Apply: Contact Liane Bellmann @ above phone # or e-mail

Fee/ Form of Payment: No fee for social work services.  Referrals may have a fee

Languages Spoken: English

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Karpas Health Information Center

Address/Location: 311 First Avenue, New York, New York 10003

Tel: (212) 844-1038 Fax: (212) 420- 4156Contact Person: Julie L. Spilman M.Ed., CHES, CHHC


Service Provided: Staffed by health educators, the Karpas Health Information Center offers an extensive health library, walk in assistance with research on specific health conditions, wellness programs and access to Beth Israel’s Physician Referral Service.


The Center sponsors community-based screenings and health education workshops throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. These programs are dedicated to improving health outcomes for the communities we serve.


To receive our FREE Calendar of Events, which lists all of our upcoming programs and screenings please call 212-844-1038 to be placed on our mailing list.


The Karpas Health Information Center has flourished due to the pioneering spirit, generosity, and leadership of Suzanne T. Karpas and Irving D. Karpas, Jr.

Geographic Area/ Eligibility/ :

All of our programs are open to the public. There are no geographic, insurance, or membership restrictions to use our services.

How to Apply: N/A

Fee/ Form of Payment: Most of our programs and screenings are FREE of charge or require a minimal fee. For fee-based programs, we can only accept cash or checks.

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


New York Foundation for Senior Citizens Case Management Program

Address/Location 11 Park Place, Suite 1111, New York, NY 10007

Tel: (212) 962- 7817 Fax: (212) 227- 6644 Contact Person: Amanda Forsman LMSW, Program Director Website:


Service Provided: Case Management, Meals on Wheels authorization, and EISEP service

Geographic Area:

Manhattan- CD’s: 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6

  • East side below 59th St

  • West side below 14th St

Eligibility: Age 60+

How to Apply: Please call the office and ask to speak to the Intake Supervisor. 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Sliding scale fee for EISEP homecare. Suggested contribution for Meals on Wheels. Free case management service.

Languages Spoken: English, Chinese, Polish and Spanish.

Wheelchair Accessible: Clients are visited in their own homes


New York Foundation for Senior Citizens/Home Sharing and Respite Care Program

Address/Location: 11 Park Place Suite 1416 New York, NY 10007

Telephone/Fax: (212) 962-7559/ (212) 227-2952


Contact Person  Elizabeth Sofield


Service Provided:

The Home Sharing Program matches senior citizens with compatible persons of any age, in shared-living arrangements in homes throughout New York City.

The Respite Care Program provides affordable Home Attendants for elderly persons whose care is dependent upon relatives and others who require short-term relief from those responsibilities.

Geographic area: Five boroughs of New York City


Home Sharing - Prospective adult “hosts,” who have a private bedroom available within their homes, are linked up with appropriate adult “guests” to share their space.  One of the “matchmates” must be age 60 or over.

Respite Care – Applicants for the Respite Care Program must have health problems, be 60 years of age and older and who reside in one of the five boroughs of New York City.

How to Apply: For further information or to apply please call (212) 962-7559, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am-5pmand ask for the Home Sharing and Respite Care Program

Fee/Form of Payment:

Home Sharing – There is no charge for the Home Sharing Program’s matching service.  However, Home Sharing participants are responsible for all housing-related expenses.

Respite Care – Home Attendants work independently as private contractors for Respite Care Program clients. The hourly rates for Home Attendant services are $9.00 per hour on weekdays and $9.25 per hour on weekends, plus round trip carfare, for a one person household.  For a multiple person household, hourly rates are $10.00 per hour on weekdays and $10.25 per hour on weekends, plus round trip carfare per visit.

Languages Spoken:  Free language interpretation/translation service available.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Pamela Barton, MD - House Calls

Tel: (212) 252-2305 Fax: (888) 386-5394 Cell: (917) 488-3753

Contact Person: Dr. Barton

Email: Website:

Service Provided: Medical House Calls

Geographical Area: New York City, Nassau County, Lower Westchester County, North and Central New Jersey

How to Apply: call or email

Fee/Form of Payment: Private Pay

Languages Spoken: English

Wheelchair Accessible: yes, practice is house calls only


The Educational Alliance Project H.E.L.P. Health, Education, Leadership, Prevention

Address/Location: 371 East 10th Street, New York, NY, 10009

Tel: 212-780-2332 ext 221 Fax: 212-780-5764 Contact Person: Bella Margunovskaya


Service Provided: Substance Misuse Prevention Counseling for at-risk older adults and their families and caregivers.  Educational workshops with older adults on prevention themes.  Trainings on substance misuse prevention for professionals who work with older adults.  Distribution of educational materials.  All services are free of charge.

Geographic Area: Manhattan below 23rdst.

Eligibility: Older adults 60 plus.  Their families and caregivers.  

How to Apply: Call the office to make appointments.

Fee/ Form of Payment: FREE

Languages Spoken: English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Wheelchair Accessible: No.


The Educational Alliance

Weinberg Center for Balanced Living

Address/Location: 197 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002

Tel: (646)395-4271 Fax: (212) 260-8680Contact Person: Karen Taylor, Director



Service Provided:

Social, Educational and recreational programs including, but not limited to: Intergenerational programs, computer classes, exercise, current events, discussion classes, Jewish philosophy, reminiscence groups, health and wellness programs, mosaic tiles, dance class, trips, ceramics.

Social work services: members have access to a full staff of social workers, who are available for counseling, case management and other assistance as needed.

Theater Desk: Members are able to obtain tickets to Broadway, off-Broadway, ballets, concerts, operas and other theater shows for as low as $2.00 per ticket.

Kosher breakfast and lunch is served daily.

Holiday Celebrations: Celebrates diversity and culture of our membership.

Geographic Area: Lower East Side

Eligibility: Age 60+

Fee/ Form of Payment:

Free for programs. Breakfast is a suggested donation of $1.00 and lunch is a suggested donation of $1.50.

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Address/Location: 500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10013

Tel: (212) 625-1616   Fax: (212) 219-4078

Email:   Website

Contact Person: Iman Hanafi and Carmen Rivera, Intake Coordinators

Nancy D. Miller, LMSW, Executive Director/CEO


Service Provided: FREE individualized and group services: in-home and group vision rehabilitation training; employment services; caregiver support services, intergenerational youth that assist seniors in reading mail, escorting, shopping and providing companionship; VISIONS Center on Aging senior center offers a late afternoon congregate meal, breakfast voucher, fitness, art and educational classes, support groups, social services and volunteer readers; VISIONS Center on Blindness, is a rehabilitation and wellness center in Rockland County, offering overnight respite and group activities for blind or visually impaired adults, families with blind children and blind or visually impaired seniors; Public education forums and community presentations on eye disease and blindness prevention are offered. A dedicated staff member is available for Facilitated Medicaid enrollment

Geographic Area: All Five Boroughs

Eligibility:  Individuals must be legally blind, totally blind or severely visually impaired

How to Apply: Please call 212-625-1616. Ask for intake

Fee/ Form of Payment: All services are free. No insurance billing

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Taiwanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Haitian Creole, Bengali, Rumanian

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Visiting Neighbors, Inc.

Address/Location: 3 Washington Square Village, Suite 1F, New York, NY 10012

Tel: (212) 260-6200 Fax: (212)260-2962 Contact Person: Steve Gould, Senior coordinator/Howie Square, Volunteer coordinator


Service Provided:

Enrolled seniors may receive volunteer friendly visiting, shopping, and escort.  Shopping or escort is available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.  Senior calls office one week in advance to schedule.

For regular visiting, selected volunteer and senior together select any time in the week or weekend agreeable to both.

Geographic Area: 30th Street & below, River to River

Eligibility: Clients: aged 60 and over, emotionally stable and self-directing.

  • Volunteers: adults of all ages

How to Apply:

  • To become a client: request interview with senior coordinator.

  • To become a volunteer: complete forms (available online), then request interview with vol. coordinator.

Fee/ Form of Payment: No fees and no tipping of volunteers.  (For shopping or escort service, a per trip donation of $5 to Visiting Neighbors is suggested.)


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