Council of Senior Centers and Services
49 West 45th Street
New York NY 10036
The Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City is a membership organization of more than 200 senior centers and agencies. The website contains a borough-by-borough list of agencies. The Council’s programs include advocacy, training, and other resources. Among the programs sponsored by the Council is the New York City Family Caregiver Coalition, which includes over 100 organizations and agencies working together on advocacy, education, information and public awareness. The Council’s website contains a list of member organizations at http://cscs-ny.org/nyfcc-familymain.php.
Friends In Deed, Inc.
594 Broadway, Suite 706
New York, NY 10012
Friends in Deed is a resource center for chronically or seriously ill patients and their family caregivers. At their headquarters in New York City, Friends in Deed provides crisis counseling in group and one-on-one settings. Their website offers more information about their programs and workshops.
LegalHealth, a division of the New York Legal Assistance Group, partners with medical professionals to address the nonmedical needs of low-income people, such as housing, entitlements, and advance directives. It provides free legal services in medical facilities, which are listed on the website.
Net of Care
Net of Care, a website of Beth Israel Hospital’s Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, has an extensive guide to New York City services by location as well as other resources for family caregivers.
Senior Navigator Hotline
North Shore-LIJ Health System
The Senior Navigator is a free information, referral, and assistance center designed to help seniors and their families with finding and accessing services, whether they are provided through the North Shore-LIJ Health System or outside agencies. Professional social workers and trained volunteers are available Mondays through Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to personally answer questions. Callers can get assistance with such issues as caregiving, memory loss, home services, insurance, benefits, referrals, support, and guidance.