Social Services for Seniors
ARC XVI Fort Washington provides case workers who are available to help seniors receive assistance and information on obtaining Social Security, SSI, Medicare. They also offer mental health referrals services, including individual and group counseling and support groups, and supportive assistance.
Emergency assistance, for example with heat or medical bills, is also available.
Call for more information or to make an appointment. (212) 781-7222.
Complete list of services:
Supplementary Social Security Income
Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption
Disabled Rent Increase Exemption
Food Stamps Applications and Re-certifications
Medicare Savings Program
Health Insurance Counseling
Home Energy Assistance Program
IT-210 Tax Return Assistance
IT-214 Tax Return Assistance
STAR - School Tax Relief Program
Home care referrals
Nursing home information
EPIC – Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage
New York Prescription Saver Card
Part D Prescription Drug Coverage Reduced Fare
WRAP – Weatherization Residential Assistance Program
SCHE - Tax Reduction Program for Residential Property Reduced Fare
Access-A-Ride; Seniors are advised on how to apply for Access-A-Ride.