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Seniors

Senior Services (Age 60+)

Our seniors program offers opportunities for community participation, recreation, and personal achievement through a congregate meal program and educational activities that address cultural diversity, health, and safety.

East Side House’s Senior Citizens’ program meets the needs of older adults by providing a variety of social, protective, and supportive services in a non-medical care setting. The program improves the quality of life for seniors in the community by offering opportunities for personal achievement, social engagement, and community participation.

What We Offer

Intake/Assessment to determine the level or type of service needed.

Counseling to individuals and/or their families, both on a short-term and long-term basis. 

Case Management to address financial, housing and other needs.

Mental Health Referrals to address more severe mental health issues with access to psychotherapy.

Financial Literacy/Benefits Counseling including access to public benefits (e.g. food stamps) and provision of pro bono legal services.

General Referrals to other complementary services.

Advocacy with outside agencies.

Accompaniment Services to agencies, hospitals, shelters and courts.

Emergency Funds including transportation, rent arrears, furniture, utility bills, clothing, groceries, college entrance and other fees.

Community Workshops/Projects to address overarching issues as needed.

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Programs

As a trusted community resource, East Side House offers a continuum of programs to residents of the Bronx and Northern Manhattan, ranging from early childhood programs to programs for senior citizens. Below is an overview of East Side House’s program areas: