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Call Eric

Senior Living Advisiors 


Phone: (217) 399-4285 Contact Person: Eric Leopold, Owner 

Email: Eric@callericnyc.com Website http://www.callericnyc.com

Service Provided: Peace of Mind!
* Always Free - Senior housing guidance 
* Personalized assessment
* Tailored recommendations
* Community tours 
* Senior housing placement services:
             * Assisted living 
             * Independent living
             * Memory care
             * Respite care  
             * Skilled nurseing homes 
             * Hopsice care 

 

Geographic Area: 

 

How to Apply: 

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Always Free  

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOROT, INC.

COOP Village NORC

171 West 85th Street New York, NY 10024 


Phone: (212) 769-2850 Fax: (212) 769-4989 Contact Person: Ellen Finney, LMSW Community Outreach Soical Worker

Email: efinney@dorotusa.org Website http://www.dorotusa.org

Service Provided:Caregivers Connections (telephone support system) 
* Education, Cultural and Spiritual Enrichment (University Without Walls, art lectures and concerts, cemetery visits for the elderly) 
* Door to Door Escorting (to medical and other appointments, shopping, etc,) 
* Food/Meals (daily frozen kosher, holiday packages) 
* Family and Youth Volunteer Services (volunteer opportunities and intergenerational programs) 
* Socialization and Companionship (Friendly Visiting-Volunteers and older people are carefully matched to visit on a weekly basis together) 
* Housing (Homelessness Prevention Program -- transitional residence and post-placement after care services) 
* Information and Referral Phone Service
* Social Services (case assistance) 
* Vision Services (readers, as part of Friendly Visiting program) 
* Volunteer Opportunities (in office, via phone, and/or in community) 
* Wellness Program (exercise, movement, nutrition, relaxation and meditation courses)

 

Geographic Area: 1) University Without Walls, Information and Referral, and Homeless Prevention Program: Greater Metropolitan Area; 2) Shop & Escort, Kosher Meals-On-Wheels, Exercise and Relaxation courses, Concerts: Upper East and West Sides; 3) Friendly Visiting and Holiday Package Deliveries: Upper West and East Sides.

Eligibility:60+ and live in the geographic catchment

 

How to Apply: Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm; Information and Referral: 9:30am - 12:30 pm daily 

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Minimal fees for University Without Walls and Kosher Meals-On-Wheels (can be waived) 

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

The Educational Alliance

COOP Village NORC

465 Grand Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038

 

Tel:(212) 646-395-4505Fax:(212)-358-8494 Contact Person:Bonnie Lumagui, Director  Tobi Zausner, Senior Social Worker

Email: Bonnie_Lumagui@edalliance.org Website: www.edalliance.org

 

Service Provided:Social work services, nursing services mental health services, transportation, educational and recreational activities, trips, caregiver support groups, caregiver respite services

 

Geographic Area: Park Housing, Amalgamated, East River Houses and Hillman Houses

 

Eligibility:60+ and live in the geographic catchment

 

How to Apply: We accept referrals from community organizations, self, hospitals, nursing homes and doctors

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Group activities social work and nursing services are free

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

The Educational Alliance

Project H.E.L.P. (Health Education Leadership Prevention)

100 Gold Street, LL, NY, NY 10038

 

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 23rd Street

 

Eligibility:Older adults 60+  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 Balance Living

197 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002

 

Tel: (646)395-4271 Fax:(212) 260-8680  Contact Person: Karen Taylor, Director  Email: karen-taylor@edalliance.org Website:www.edalliance.org

 

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+

 

How to Apply: N/A

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Free for programs. Breakfast is a suggested donation of $1.00 & lunch is a suggested donation of $1.50.

 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

Grand Street Settlement

Baruch Elder Services Team - NORC Program

72 Columbia Street, New York, NY  10002

 

Tel: (212) 982-4171  Fax: (212) 673-3552  Email: mjan@grandsettlement.org  Contact Person: Mei-Guey Jan, MSW

Website: www.grandsettlement.org

 

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

 

Wheel  Chair Accessible: Yes

Grand Street Settlement

Grand Coalition of Seniors

80 Pitt Street, New York, NY, 10002

 

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

Website: www.grandsettlement.org

 

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. 

 

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

711 East 5th street, NY, NY 10009

 

Tel: 212 375-1201  Contact Person: Dan Liu, MSW, Social Worker  Email: dliu@grandsettlement.org

Website: www.grandsettlement.org

 

Service Provided: “202” Senior Housing, opened in 2006

Is 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

100 Gold Street, LL, NY, NY 10038

 

Tel: (212) 788-1688 Contact Person: Isabel Ching, LMSW  Email: isabel@hmhonline.org 

Website: www.hmhonline.org

 

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

100 Gold Street, LL, New York, NY 10038

Tel:212 777-0486   Fax:212 777-0486  Contact Person(s):John Leaman, Elaine Derso   Email:ROBINJOHNL@aol.com

 

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: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Hamilton Madison House

Caregiver Services

100 Gold Street, LL, NY, NY 10038

 

Tel: (212) 788-1688  Email: isabel@hmhonline.org  Contact Person: Isabel Ching, LMSW

Website:www.hmhonline.org

 

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

Knickerbocker Village NORC Senior Services

36 Monroe Street, DG1, New York, NY 10002

 

Tel: (212)-349-0616 Contact Person: Mary Springer, LMSW, Director Email: maryspringer@hmhonline.org

Website: www.hmhonline.org

 

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

 

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

50 Madison Street, LL, New York, NY 10038

 

Tel: (212) 349-3724, ext. 9312 Contact Person: Joanne Chu, MA, Director Email: joanne@hmhonline.org  

Website: www.hmhonline.org

 

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: Contact Joanne Chu for further information

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

 

 

Henry Street Settlement

Senior Companion Program

265 Henry Street, New York, NY 10002

 

Tel: (212) 477-0455 Fax: (212) 385-2087  Contact Person:  Email:  

Website: www.HenryStreet.org

 

Service Provided: Volunteer opportunity for Seniors 55+ to volunteer helping with other Seniors.  Qualified volunteers will get a tax-free stipend and transportation reimbursement.  We take volunteers and clients throughout all five boroughs of NYC.

 

Geographic Area: All five boroughs of NYC

 

Eligibility: 55 years and older

 

How to Apply: Contact 212-477-0455 for more information

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: None

 

Languages Spoken:English, Spanish

 

Wheelchair Accessible: No

 

 

Henry Street Settlement

Healthy Senior Select Meals on Wheels Program

265 Henry Street, New York, NY 10002

 

Tel: (212) 473.1474 Fax: (212) 473.2052  Contact Person: Cindy Singh Email: csingh@henrystreet.org

Website: www.henrystreet.org

 

Service Provided: Home Delivered Meals

 

Geographic Area: Manhattan residents below 59th Street, from east to west

 

Eligibility: Must be 60 years of age or older and meet a minimum of two of the following requirements:

  • Unable to attend a congregate meal site

  • Unable to prepare meals due to at least one of the following: incapacity due to accident, illness or physical or mental frailty; lack of cooking facility, such as refrigerator or stove; inability to shop or cook for self; inability to safely prepare meals; lack of knowledge or skills on how to prepare meals; financial hardship

  • Specific dietary or religious considerations that the senior and/or home care worker cannot meet on their own

  • Lacks formal or informal supports who can regularly provide meals

  • Is able to live safely at home if services are provided

 

How to Apply: Contact Rachel Hughes at 212-473.1474 or rhughes@henrystreet.org

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: No

 

Languages Spoken:English

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

 

 

Henry Street Settlement

Vladeck Cares NORC Program

351 Madison Street, New York, NY 10002

Tel:(212) 477-0455  Fax:(212) 477-0231 Contact Person:Betsy Smith Email:bsmith@henrystreet.org

Website:www.HenryStreet.org

 

Service Provided:Case Management and Assistance Health Care Management and Assistance, Educational Programs, Trips, Recreational Activities, Volunteer Opportunities.

 

Geographic Area: Vladeck Houses

 

Eligibility: 60 years and older

 

How to Apply: Contact 212-477-0455 or visit 351 Madison Street to register on site.

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: None

 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin

 

Wheelchair Accessible:No—please contact 212-477-0455 for an in home appointment

 

 

Henry Street Settlement

Good Companions Senior Center

334 Madison Street New York, NY 10002

 

Tel:(212) 349-2770Fax:(212) 732-9721Contact Person:MilviVehikEmail:mvehik@henrystreet.org

Website:www.HenryStreet.org

 

Service Provided: Educational services, recreational services, support services, lunch and dinner program

 

Geographic Area: Lower East Side to Stuyvesant Town

 

Eligibility:60 Years and older

 

How to Apply: Register on-site for membership

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: None

 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

Integrity Senior Services

19 West 34th Street, 12th flr, Rm 1200 New York, NY 10001

 

1-800-277-4680 Fax: 1-888-556-9797 Contact Persons: Claudette Duff, Director

Email: info@integrityseniorservices.com

Web-site: www.integrityseniorservices.com

 

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, and 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: 800-277-4680
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

 

 

JASA - Jewish Association Serving the Aging

Caregiver Services

247 West 37th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018

 

Tel:212-273-5200 Fax:212-695-9070 Contact Person: Martha Pollack Email:mpollack@jasa.org

Web-site:www.jasa.org

 

Service Provided: LEAP (Legal/Social Worker Elder Abuse Program) Social work and legal assistance for victims of elder abuse.  Includes counseling, case management, legal consultation for orders of protections, advocacy for criminal and family court hearings, safety planning, obtaining security devices, support group and liaison with NYPD and the Manhattan DA’s office. 

LEAP Services also available at the Family Justice Center, 80 Centre Street.

 

Geographic Area: 59 St and below, river to river

 

Eligibility: Age 60+

 

How to Apply: Contact JASA Help Center 212-273-5272

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: All Services are free

 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Russian

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

 

 

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: www.karpoffaffiliates.com

 

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.

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Geriatric Services, Department of Social Work and Home Care

317 East 17th Street, Room 4F27, New York, NY 10003

 

Tel: 212-420-5659Fax:212-420-2036  Contact Person: Beatrice A. Maloney, LCSW-R  Email:bmaloney@chpnet.org

Website: http://mountsinaihealth.org/

 

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:See Above

 

How to Apply: Call 212-420-5659

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Free

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

 

 

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Geriatric Services - Peter Cooper Village/ Stuyvesant Town Community Center  

449 East 14th Street, New York, NY 10003

 

Tel: 212-982-2033Contact Person:Liane Bellman, LCSW-REmail:lbellman@chpnet.org

Web-site: http://mountsinaihealth.org/

 

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: Peter Cooper Styvestant Town Residence

 

Eligibility:See above

 

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

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: No fee for social work service

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

 

 

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Karpas Health Information Center - Dept. of Health Education & Outreach

311 First Avenue, New York, NY 10003

 

Tel:(212) 420-4247 Fax:(212) 420- 4156 Contact Person: Julie L. Spilman M.Ed., CHES, CHHC Email: jwinslow@chpnet.org Website: www.karpashealth.org

 

Service Provided: Staffed by health educators, the Karpas Health Information Center offers an extensive health library for walk in assistance with research on specific health conditions, wellness programs and Physician Referral service.

The Center sponsors community-based screenings and health education workshops throughout Manhattan and parts of 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 212-420-4247 to be placed on our mailing list or go online to www.karpashealth.org

Geographic Area: Citywide

 

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

11 Park Place, Suite 1111, New York, NY 10007

 

Tel: (212) 788-1688  Email: isabel@hmhonline.org  Contact Person: Isabel Ching, LMSW

Website:www.hmhonline.org

 

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: Call and ask to speak to the Intake Worker

 

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

Laguardia Senior Center

280 Cherry Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10002

 

Tel: 212-732-3656 Fax: 212-227-6410 Contact Person: Alana Pudalov, Program Director  Email:laguardiaseniorcenter@gmail.com Web-site: www.nyfsc.org

 

Service Provided:Congregate Breakfast/Lunch,Case Assistance, Information and Referral, Education and recreation such as Health seminars, Exercise Classes, Chorus groups and Dance classes

 

Geographic Area: Located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan

 

Eligibility: Age 60+

 

How to Apply: All that is needed is proof of age.

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: There are no fees to join the senior center.  There is a suggested contribution of $0.50 for breakfast and $1.00 for lunch.

 

Languages Spoken:Cantonese, Fuzhounese, Mandarin, English and Spanish

 

Wheelchair Accessible: N/A

 

 

NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital 

170 William Street , New York, NY 10038

 

Tel: 212-312-5000  Fax: n/a Contact Person: Chui Man Lai 

Email: chl9090@nyp.org Website: www. nyp.org/lowermanhattan 

 

Service Provided: Comprehensive healthcare services including Maternity, Adult and Pediatric Emergency, Stroke, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Rehabilitation, and Radiology. 

 

Geographical Area: Battery Park City, Chinatown, City Hall, Financial District, Lower East Side, South Street Seaport and TriBeCa

Eligibility: Open to all 

 

Languages Spoken: All

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Project Erza

387 Grand Street, Ground Floor, New york NY 10002

Contact person: Geraldine Murphy and Carina Sacks

Email:codirector.projectezra@verizon.net

Website:www.projectezra.org

 

Services Provided:  Crisis intervention, Social Work, Daily group programs - Socialization, Telephone Reassurance, Passover food packages, Trips to Synagogues, and Intergenerational programs

 

Geographic area:  Lower East Side up to 14thStreet East and West

 

How to apply: We accept referrals from community organizations, self, hospitals, nursing homes and doctors

 

Languages spoken: English, Russian and Spanish

 

Fee/Form of Payment: Free

 

Eligibility: 70 and over

Right at Home of Lower Manhattan 

30 Broad Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004

 

Tel: 646 480 4930 Fax: 212 269 2890 Contact Person: Albert R. Eshoo

Email: aeshoo@inhomecarenyc.com Website: www.inhomecarenyc.com

 

Service Provided: Non-medical, private-duty, in-home care and assistance.

 

Geographical Area: Manhattan and surrounding areas

Eligibility: Senior and other disabled adults.

 

How to Apply: Call office or fill out information on website for a free home assessment.

 

Fee/Form of Payment: Call us for rates from hourly, 2 hour visits to live-in.

 

Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Not applicable

 

 

Selfhelp Community Service

Nazi Victim Services Program

520 8th Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10018

 

Tel: 212-971-5475  Fax: 212-947-3224 Contact Person: Emily Levy  Email: elevy@selfhelp.net

Web-site: www.selfhelp.net

 

Service Provided:Case Management, Social Programming

 

Geographic Area: Manhattan from Battery Park to 155th Street. We also have offices in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Washington Heights, and Nassau County

 

Eligibility:Nazi Victim’s who reside in Manhattan up to 155th Street

 

How to Apply: Call intake at 212-971-5475

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: No fee

 

Languages Spoken:English

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

St. Margaret's House   

49 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038

 

Tel: 212-766-8122 Fax: 212-571-1634 Contact Person: Claire Guerette

Email: cguerette@smhnyc.org Website: www.smhnyc.org

 

Service Provided: Low income/affordable housing

 

Geographical Area: n/a

Eligibility: 62 years+ or disabled

 

How to Apply: via lottery

 

Fee/Form of Payment: Section 8 housing

 

Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

 

 

University Settlement

Neighborhood Center

172 East 4thst St. #11-F, New York, N.Y. 10009

 

Tel: 212-473-8217 Fax: 212-533-4759Contact Person: Michele Rodriguez, LMSWEmail:mrodriguez@universitysettlement.org

Web-site: www.universitysettlement.org

 

Service Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Case Assistance, Education/Recreation, Health and Wellness, Mental Wellness, Meals on Wheels, Telephone Reassurance

 

Geographic Area: NYC

 

Eligibility: Age 60+

 

How to Apply: Register at center

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Suggested contribution for Breakfast and Lunch

 

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

 

Wheelchair Accessible:Yes

VISIONS Center on Aging 

Main office 500 Greenwich Street 3rd floor NYC 10013 Ph: 212-219-4078

VISIONS Center on Aging 135 West 23rd St NYC 10011 Ph: 646-486-4343

 

Contact Person:Carmen Rivera, Intake Coordinator Email:  crivera@visionsvcb.org

Nancy D. Miller, LMSW, Executive Director/CEO Email: nmiller@visionsvcb.org

Website: www.visionsvcb.org

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. 

Geographic Area: All five boroughs

 

Eligibility: Individuals must be legally blind, totally blind or severely visually impaired to receive rehabilitation services.  For our senior center, individuals do not need to have visions loss, but must be at least 60 years old.  

How to Apply: Please call 212-625-1616 and 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, and Language Line Interpretation services available as needed. 

 

Wheelchair Accessible: yes (and fully accessible for people of all ages with vision loss)

Visiting Neighbors

3 Washington Square Village, Suite 1F, New York, NY 10012

 

Tel:(212) 260-6200Fax:(212)260-2962Contact Person:Steve Gould, Senior coordinator/Howie Square, Volunteer coordinatorEmail:info@visitingneighbors.orgWebsite:www.visitingneighbors.org

 

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.) 

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible: N/A

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

China Town Community Center

7 Mott Street,New York, NY 10013

 

Tel:(212) 619- 3072Fax:(212) 619-3076Contact Person:Teresa Lin Email: Teresa.lin@vnsny.orgOr Carrie Ng,

Email: Carrie_n@vnsny.org  Website:www.VNSNY.org

 

Service Provided: Comprehensive home health care services.

 

Geographic Area: All five boroughs of NYC, Nassau and Westchester counties

 

Eligibility:Clients: All ages

 

How to Apply: Call or visit the center

 

Fee/ Form of Payment: Medicaid, Medicare, Private Pay, Other Insurance Plans

 

Languages Spoken: English

 

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

​​Email us:

les.iac@gmail.com

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​Meeting Locations at: 

197 East Broadway, NY, NY 10002

October 2018 - January 2019

265 Henry Street, NY, NY 10002

February 2019- June 2019

***September 25th  Meeting at Essex Crossing Community Center 175 Delancey Street, 4th Fl, NY, NY 10002.

 

 

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