New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos


DOROT University Without Walls (UWW) Door to Door and Kosher Meals for the Homebound (KMH) programs:
Monday through Friday 9 am to 5pm, 171 West 85th Street New York, NY 10024
All clients who use Door to Door receive a complete home visit assessment by a social worker who evaluates each senior’s living conditions and circumstances; verifies eligibility for benefits, including government entitlements; determines unmet needs.
Each week, KMH participants receive a delivery of three to seven meals, according to their needs. They can choose from eight meal options each week.

East Side Transportation Program
Daily 8am - 8pm, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House at 343 East 70 Street and St. Peter’s Church at 619 Lexington Avenue.
Transport for our clients in two accessible buses to two Senior Centers.

Center at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
Daily 8am - 8 pm, 343 East 70 Street
Innovative Senior Center that serves older adults, many of whom live in District Five, with diverse programming in addition to three meals per day on site.

Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Clinic
Lenox Hill, 331 East 70th Street
To find out if you are eligible, or for assistance applying or recertifying for SCRIE, please call 212-218-0503, option 6

Medicare Part D Clinic
Lenox Hill, 331 East 70th Street
The Legal Advocacy Department is scheduling individual counseling appointments to help you choose or change your Medicare Advantage or Part D plan. For more information or to sign up for an appointment call Cristina Mendez at 212-218-0449.

SNAP Clinic
Every Wednesday, 10:00am-1:00pm, Lenox Hill, 331 East 70th Street
Find out if you are eligible for SNAP benefits and get help applying. First come, first served. Sign in at the front desk when you arrive. Or call 212-218-0303 and leave a message.

East Side Case Management Consortium
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
Provides case management to older adults in Districts 4, 5 and 8.

Search and Care
Free care management services to older women and men ages 65+ in District 5 residing on 86th Street and north, our goal is to help older neighbors to remain in their own home and community as long as is safely feasible.212-289-5300

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
VISIONS provides in-home services to people who are blind and offers the VISIONS Center on Aging Innovative Senior Center to meet the needs of older adults to congregate, develop friendships and share mutual concerns in an environment conducive to their needs. For more information contact: 212-625-1616.

Helpline for Concerned Persons: Fighting Elder Abuse The Helpline for Concerned Persons is a program of Weill Cornell Medicine’s NYC Elder Abuse Center. It is a free, confidential service for the family members, friends, and neighbors of elder abuse victims who live in New York City’s five boroughs. Available Mon-Fri, 9–5 pm, a social worker provides supportive counseling; information about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; guidance for next steps; and referrals. Calls received during evenings, weekends, and holidays will be responded to by next business day. Phone: 212-746-6905 or E-mail: For more info visit: Note: The Helpline is not an emergency service. For safety and health emergencies, call 911.

Cancer Care: Counseling Support Groups A cancer diagnosis can turn a person's life upside down. The physical, emotional and financial impact of cancer affects not only the person but also their family and loved ones. For the last 75 years, CancerCare has been the leading organization providing free services and support to anyone affected by cancer. Our comprehensive services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online and in-person, educational workshops, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts. To learn more, visit or call 800-813-HOPE (4673).