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Jewish Association Serving the Aging


Also Known As:JASA
Address:97-77 Queens Blvd., Rm. 600 Rego Park NY 11374
Telephone(s):718-286-1500
Fax:718-275-5352
World Wide Web: http://www.jasa.org


Description:

Assessment and case management to plan for the future; individual and group counseling for older people and for their adult children around the needs of their aging parents; social work home visits to frail and isolated elderly; information and referral to community services; consumer information; application for home care, meals on wheels and other entitlements; advocacy in obtaining SSI, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits; legal representation for housing issues, home care, benefits and entitlements. Assistance for senior crime victims; support groups for crime and elder abuse victims; intensive aid through JASA's Protective Services and Community Guardian Programs; elder abuse prevention and education programs. Participation in senior center Kosher meal programs, classes, trips and cultural activities. Affordable and safe senior housing.



Location information:

JASA Legal Services for the Elderly: 718-286-1500. Services for the Aged Home Attendant Program: 36-36 33 Street, 3rd Floor Long Island City, NY 11106; 718-707-9696. SENIOR CENTERS: JASA at Whitestone: 12-45 Clintonville St., Whitestone, NY 11357; 718-767-1500; JASA at Holliswood: 86-25 Francis Lewis Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11427; 718-454-6157; JASA at Astoria: 27-35 Crescent St., Long Island City, NY 11101; 718-956-8977; JASA at Jackson Heights: 31-36 88 St., Jackson Heights, NY 11372; 718-651-7493; Rochdale Village Senior Center: 169-65 137 Ave., Jamaica, NY 11434; 718-525-2800; Brookdale Village Senior Center: 125-135 Beach 19 St., Far Rockaway, NY 11691; 718-327-5759; Rockaway Park Senior Center: 121-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockway Park, NY 11694; 718-634-3044; Israel Senior Citizen Housing: 155 Beach 19th Street, Far Rockaway, NY 11691; 718-327-5759; Headquarters: 247 West 37th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
 


Hours:

Mon-Fri 9-5.




Services Offered:Benefits AssistanceCase / Care ManagementCrime Victim SupportElder Abuse PreventionSenior Centers
Languages Offered:RomanianRussian
Target Groups(By Need):Older Adults