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Program update regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Sunnyside Community Services continues to monitor Covid-19 related developments carefully to reduce the risk to participants, staff, and volunteers. To adhere to the request to reduce larger gatherings and reduce risk to older adults, we continue to operate most programs remotely.

Please continue to check here for the latest information on SCS programs. You can reach us at 718-784-6173 or reach out to staff as you usually do by phone or email. The primary email for SCS is

Services for Seniors

If you are already in an SCS program, you can reach staff at their regular number. For general inquiries regarding senior services including access to food, please reach out to or call us at 877-577-9337. Please leave a message with your name, phone number, indicate if you are a member of the Senior Center, and provide the best time to reach you.

All seniors and caregivers are welcome to participate in online virtual classes. Please see a full list of classes here. SCS is not hosting in-person activities for seniors at this time.

If you are 65 and older, you are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment, visit or call 1-877-829-4692. To learn more, visit For questions or concerns, be sure to reach out to your doctor.

Case Management Services will be provided by phone and meal delivery will continue.

Social Adult Day, Caregiver, Geriatric Mental Health, Friendly Visiting are also providing support by phone at this time. Please continue to reach out to staff by phone or email. You can also call 877-577-9337.

Home Care

The main office in Sunnyside is working under reduced hours to help lower the spread of the virus.

If you are a home health aide seeking to obtain the vaccine to protect against COVID-19, please visit the following link to make an appointment.

Before you go to your appointment, you will need to complete the New York State (NYS) COVID-19 vaccine form. You can find this form at  NYS requires the healthcare provider administering the vaccine to check to ensure that you have completed this form online.  You are required to bring your work identification, paystub, or agency letter to show eligibility to get the vaccine.

Home Health Aides will continue to provide care to clients at home

The HHA training program has resumed at a reduced class size

For any compliance needs, please email If you leave a voicemail at 718-784-6160 x314, Michelle Roach, Compliance Supervisor, will return your call.

Home Health Aides PPE Distribution

PPE for Home Health Aides can be picked up from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Youth and Family Services

  • Sunnyside Up PreK is open with a combination of online and in-person activities. Limited spots remain. Please call 718-784-6173, ext. 410.

  • After-school programing at PS 150, PS 199, PS 343, IS 5 will begin fully remote learning plans.

  • Our Learning Lab begins services for selected schools on Thursday, October 1st from 8 am to 2 pm.

  • Our Cornerstone Afterschool Program begins Tuesday, September 29th, 2020.

  • Our Youth Programming supporting Queens Technical High School is offering remote learning services.

For more information please call and leave a message for Melissa Moscoso, Program Support Coordinator, at (718) 784-6173 ext. 410 or

Adult Services

ESOL in-person classes suspended and moved to digital learning. To register for classes this fall please visit this page.

Free Meals for All

Meals can be picked up from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, on schools days only. Please view the DOE calendar for more information

  • Meals are not available to the general public at any other time
  • No registration or ID required
  • Multiple meals can be picked up at once

Use the Meal Hub lookup tool to find a location near you.

Volunteer Services

Limited volunteer opportunities are available with a combination of virtual and in-person opportunities. Contact

Space Rentals are canceled.

Learn how you can get safely tested for COVID-19 here. To get information about testing locations, click here.

Sunnyside Community Center

We enrich lives and strengthen communities through services and engagement for individuals at all ages, beginning with those most in need.