Senior Community Connection Project
Intensive Short-Term Social Work Support
JASA's staff offers comprehensive assessment, service planning and connection to assistance, benefits and entitlements, and other relevant interventions. Our interdisciplinary team of Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Attorneys, Case Assistants and Pastoral Counselor work together to help older adults with a client-centered plan of care, enabling them to continue living full and independent lives within their communities.
Some of services provided through the Senior Community Connection Project are:
Comprehensive assessment including an in-home or in office visit, conducted by a Social Worker and/or Registered Nurse
Health assessments and support by a Registered Nurse
Assistance with legal matters by an Attorney
Counseling with a Pastoral Counselor to support emotional and spiritual well-being
Advocacy to help secure all available community services
Determining eligibility and assisting in securing benefits and entitlements, including food stamps, Medicaid, Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE), and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Access A Ride and others.
Services are provided in Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.