JASSI provides services for seniors 60 years of age and older. This program is funded in part by the New York City Department for the Aging.
JASSI’s Senior Program provides case assistance, friendly visits, hospital escort services; free tickets to cultural events; and other events such as seminars on relevant topics, luncheons, outings to historic sites, and holiday celebrations. Senior Program members also receive senior newsletters and e-newsletters.
To sign up to be on our list, fill out these two forms:
Please send these documents to us via email or physical mail with the following documents:
- Proof of your age (i.e., a copy of your passport, driver’s license, or Green Card)
- JASSI Senior Program Registration Form
- Emergency Contact Information Form
If you are sending these documents by regular mail, please send them to:
100 Gold Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 10038
Once we receive these documents above, you are all set! You will be on our Senior Program list. As a member, you will be receiving a variety of our senior-related services at no cost:
- Case Assistance
Our Senior Program staff assists you with screening/application/renewal process to receive
government benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, SCRIE, Social Security benefits, SNAP,
and so on. We also provide information and referral services.
- Friendly Visit
JASSI Volunteers visit homebound vulnerable seniors and seniors in nursing homes to reduce
isolation and increase socialization. We also make assessments and appropriate referrals,
according to your particular needs.
- Elderly Escort Services
A JASSI Volunteer accompanies you to ensure that you get to your appointment safely and on
- Senior Events
We organize cultural and educational events such as luncheons, outings, workshops/seminars, and monthly gathering. We also offer volunteer opportunities.
- Tickets Distribution
We distribute complimentary tickets for music concerts and plays.
- Senior-Related Useful Information
We send both paper newsletters and monthly e-newsletters tailored to senior-related social
If you have any questions, please call 212-442-1541 ext.1.