Self-Help Community Services

Address:520 8th Ave New York NY 10018
World Wide Web: http://www.selfhelp.net


Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. enables seniors and at-risk families to live independently through a comprehensive network of community based home care, social services, and senior housing programs. Also operates the largest and oldest Nazi victim services program in the country for aged survivors of the Holocaust. Selfhelp has dedicated itself to being a source of information, service, community, and quality home care for New Yorkers.

Location information:

Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center: 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375; (718) 520-8197; Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center: 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside, NY 11360; 718-224-7888; Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center: 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11355; 718-886-5777; Selfhelp Latimer Gardens Senior Center: 34-30 137 St., Flushing, NY 11354; 718-961-3660; Selfhelp Prince Street Senior Center: 36-12 Prince St., Flushing, NY 11354; 718-961-4550


Mon-Fri 8-5. 24 hour on call service.

Eligibility Requirements:

NYS residents aged 60+.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Dept. for the Aging form; proof of age.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance.

Services Offered:Case / Care ManagementHome Health CareHome NursingIn-Home AssistanceLegal CounselingSenior Centers
Languages Offered:ChineseHebrewRussianSpanishYiddish
Target Groups(By Need):FamiliesOlder Adults