Social Services:

Social Services

Our case workers are always available to help seniors, and their families, receive assistance including benefits counseling (information and advice on obtaining Social Security, SSI, Medicare, and other entitlements); mental health referrals services, including individual and group counseling and support groups, and supportive assistance; emergency assistance (e.g., concerning heat, medical bills, etc.); and other services that address seniors’ basic needs and physical and mental health. For information or an appointment regarding benefits and other social services, call (212) 781-7222.

  • Housing assistance
  • Social Security
  • Supplementary Social Security Income
  • Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption
  • Disabled Rent Increase Exemption
  • Food Stamps Applications and Re-certifications
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • Veteran’s Benefits
  • Public Assistance
  • Health Insurance Counseling
  • Home Energy Assistance Program
  • IT-210 Tax Return Assistance
  • IT-214 Tax Return Assistance
  • STAR - School Tax Relief Program
  • Home care referrals
  • Nursing home information
  • EPIC – Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage
  • New York Prescription Saver Card
  • Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Reduced Fare
  • WRAP – Weatherization Residential Assistance Program
  • SCHE - Tax Reduction Program for Residential Property Reduced Fare
  • Access-A-Ride; Seniors are advised on how to apply for Access-A-Ride.

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