＊The Open Enrollment period for 2017 health coverage started November 1, 2016 and ends January 31, 2017. Please go to HealthCare.Gov to enroll in coverage and give you peace of mind about you health.
JASSI Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Fund
JASSI acce[ted donation for the relief fund to help people affected by the two major earthquakes in Kumamoto, Japan, which occurred on April 11 and 16, 2016. We collected $1,925, and it was sent to the Kumamoto area through New York Japanese American Lions Club.
Continue to Open for FREE Cancer Screening Appointments in 2017!
Collaborating with the New York State Department of Health Cancer Service Program Queens, JASSI has been accepting appointments for a clinical breast exam and a pap smear/pelvic exam for uninsured women who are 40 and older living in Queens. These exams are conducted at Jackson Heights Family Health Center in the afternoon on a Thursday, every two weeks. After the exam, a mammogram is conducted on a different day at New York Hospital Queens, as needed. If you are interested in receiving cancer screening, please contact JASSI at 212-442-1541×1 or 347-482-1541.
January 12 & 26
February 9 & 23
March 9 & 23
April 13 & 27
May 11 & 25
June 8 & 22
July 13 & 27
August 10 & 24
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
December 14 & 28
If you have health coverage, you will have to use your insurance. You can call direct main number of Jackson Heights Family Health Center at 718-424-2788 to make an appointment.
*You do not need to do pap test if you did it in the past 3 years and got negative (good result). If you have done papa with HPV test and got negative, you do not need to do it for five years. Yet, you can make appointment for breast exam that needs to be done every year.
JASSI Monthly Tea Party in February!
Our Monthly Tea Parry is usually held on the first TUESDAY of every month.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 2:30PM – 4PM
100 Gold Street, Lower Level, New York, NY 10038
(Hamilton-Madison-House Senior Center Dining Hall Room #1)
This is a place for all of you to enjoy tea and conversation. No reservation needed. Just come and join! Please bring your ID to enter the building.
For inquiry, call 347-732-5251 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions or need consultations for any issues you may have, including housing, health insurance, employment, low-income, consumer, disability, legal, and financial issues, please call 212-442-1541 ext.1 or 347-482-1541 between 10AM and 5PM from Monday through Friday or email at email@example.com.
- Senior Program
Provide case assistance, information and referral services, social and/or cultural events, and seminars for people over 60 years old. For inquiry, please call 347-732-5251 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Caregiver Support Program (funded by NYC Department for the Aging)
Provide services to those who care people over 60 years old. The services include supportive counseling, case management, home care and benefit referrals, respite services, supplemental services, and support group. For inquiry, please call 347-732-5251 or email at email@example.com.
- Community Outreach Program
We host seminars and workshops for Japanese-speaking individuals in New York area. The past seminars and workshops include visa, citizenship, health insurance, home care, will, and more! For inquiry, please call 212-442-1541 ext.1 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.