The Extended Services Program provides information, referral and case assistance regarding entitlements such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP-(Food Stamps), Public Assistance, Reduced Fair Metro Card, Heating Education and Assistance Program (HEAP), Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Program (EPIC), and Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE). Additionally, we offer translation services, and represent homebound clients with city agencies.
The Extended Services Program also refers clients to needed social services that include programs directly sponsored by HANAC, as well as those provided by New York City or offered by other community-based organizations. These services include counseling, senior centers, senior transportation, employment, youth services, and a host of other programs to assist clients.
This program operates out of two sites, one in Queens and the other in the Bronx, serves more than 3,000 clients annually, and is funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.
Extended Services Astoria
27-40 Hoyt Ave S
Astoria, NY 11102
Tel (718) 728-3586
Fax (718) 728-3749/1312
Bronx Outreach office
3573 Bruckner Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10461
Tel (718) 409-9876
Fax (718) 409-7212
Service Coordinator Program at Archbishop Iakovos Senior Residence
The Service Coordinator office is a resource available to all residents towards obtaining more information and various social services and entitlements that they may be eligible for. We encourage all residents to visit and inquire about available benefits to them; whether it be social aid programs, Community activities or residential gathering. The variety of activities that we organize help the clients feel more empowered and independent by partaking in events that interest them the most. Our understanding and welcoming of diversity has proven invaluable amongst the numerous cultures that our residents come from. Also, on a monthly bases Service Coordinator’s office arranges deliveries from the Commodity Food Program to provide boxes of groceries for qualifying members at no additional cost to the.