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Care NYC: Support for Caregivers

Caregiver feeds mother while supportive staff looks on.
A woman with Alzheimer's disease interacts with her family caregiver
Care NYC staff interacts with family at home
Care NYC caregiver and spouse

Are You a Caregiver?

More than 400,000 New Yorkers are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. It often falls to a family member, such as a partner, child, or parent, to provide the care their loved one needs to remain at home. If you are helping a loved one to perform the usual activities of daily life, you are a caregiver.

Facing the challenges of providing care, you may feel lost or overwhelmed.  You may experience stress and anxiety, neglect your own health and comfort, and become increasingly isolated.

You are not alone.

Care NYC has a dedicated team of social workers available throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island to help you with the unique challenges you face.  We can help you to enjoy the time that you spend with your loved one while providing care.

Care NYC also provides support to caregivers of older adults living with chronic illness.  And, for those caring for a minor as a grandparent, we can help you manage this tremendous responsibility.

Talk to a Caregiver Support Specialist to see how we can help you. Call 877-577-9337.  Caregiver Support Specialists provide reliable information and access to services including:

  • Respite services, including in-home or social adult day care
  • Long term care planning to help you prepare for the road ahead
  • Applying for Medicaid and other benefits
  • Counseling with understanding professionals
  • Peer support groups
  • Education and caregiver skills workshops
  • Wellness activities
  • And more

You can find a current schedule of events across the five boroughs here: https://www.scsny.org/care-nyc/events

Care NYC is supported (in part) by a grant from the New York State Department of Health. Additional support provided by the New York City Department for the Aging. Services available through the five boroughs, in partnership with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Queens Community Hospital, and Corsi Senior Center at Union Settlement.

Contact Information

Tel: 
877-577-9337
Fax: 
347-448-8458
carenyc@scsny.org

 

 

Care NYC Locations

Care NYC Queens
at Sunnyside Community Services
43-31 39th Street
Sunnyside, NY 11104

CARE NYC Brooklyn
at SUNY Downstate
445 Lenox Road, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11203

CARE NYC Manhattan
at Union Settlement
Corsi Senior Center
307 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029

CARE NYC Staten Island
call 877-577-9337

 

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