New York Service Program for Older People
Bereavement Support

Also Known As:SPOP
Sponsor/Parent Agency:AARP
Address:302 West 91st Street New York NY 10024
Telephone(s):(212) 787-7120 ext 520
Fax:(212) 580-0533
World Wide Web: http://www.spop.org/


Through our Widowed Persons Service, trained volunteers who themselves have experienced a loss, provide emotional support and understanding through group and one-on-one support. Support Group Sessions Day and evening support groups are led by trained volunteers. Participants meet weekly to discuss bereavement issues and provide mutual assistance.


M-Th 9:00-5:00 PM Information/Referral Service.  Groups offered M-F.  Days and Hours Vary

Eligibility Requirements:

A pre-group interview is required.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Single floor; special restroom facilities; grab bars in restrooms; special elevators.

Services Offered:Bereavement Support GroupsMutual Support Groups
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(By Need):Victims / Survivors