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Jamaica Service Program for Older Adults


Also Known As:JSPOA
Address:92-47 165 Street Jamaica NY 11433
Telephone(s):718-657-6500
Fax:718-523-7746
E-mail:jspoa@jspoa.org
World Wide Web: http://www.jspoa.org


Description:

SENIOR CENTERS Services include case management, entitlement counseling, congregate lunches, day trips, education, information and referral and recreation. IN-HOME SERVICES Case management; homecare and housekeeping assistance; Lifeline Alert emergency response; home-delivered meals. SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM Senior Aides assignments are intended to address unmet community needs by utilizing the skills of qualified senior citizens as well as prepare the senior aide to undertake gainful employment. ELDERLY CRIME VICTIMS ASSISTANCE / CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAM Free and confidential services include elder abuse counseling, supportive counseling, peer support group, financial assistance, assistance with replacement of broken locks, help with application for N.Y.S. Crime Victims Compensation, home care service, transportation, information and referral, and crime prevention. OTHER SERVICES Provide Social Adult Day Care, Advocacy re: Entitlements, Programs for the Visually Handicapped, Transportation (Medical Appointments/Senior Centers), Health Monitoring, GAP (Grandparents Assistance Program), Operation Restore Trust and Collaboration: Jamaica Arts Center-Computer Art



Location information:

Theodora G. Jackson Senior Center: 92-47 165 St., Jamaica, NY 11433; Conlon Community Senior Center: 92-33 170 St., Jamaica, NY 11433; Friendship Senior Center: 145-06 Farmers' Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11434; Rockaway Senior Center: 123-10 143 St., Jamaica, NY 11436; South Jamaica Senior Center: 107-60 159 St., Jamaica, NY 11433


Hours:

Mon-Fri 9-5.


Eligibility Requirements:

Age 60 and above; other requirements vary with program.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Sliding-scale fees; voluntary contribution.
Access for People with Disabilities:None.


Services Offered:Crime Victim SupportIn-Home AssistanceSenior CentersSenior Community Service Employment Programs
Languages Offered:FrenchSpanish
Target Groups(By Need):Older Adults