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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 info@scsny.org.

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 info@scsny.org 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.

Effective June 7 2021: Registered members of the senior center are welcome to pick up a Grab And Go lunch at the Center from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Effective June 14 2021: Registered members of the senior center may make a reservation to attend in-person programming. Please contact 718-784-6173 to reach someone at the Center and reserve your time.

All seniors and caregivers are welcome to participate in online virtual classes. Please see a full list of classes here.

If you are 65 and older, you are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment, visit https://vaccinefinder.nyc.gov/ or call 1-877-829-4692. To learn more, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines.page. 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. https://covid19.nychealthandhospitals.org/UnaffiliatedHealthCareWorkers.

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 www.vaccineform.health.ny.gov.  NYS requires the healthcare provider administering the vaccine to check to ensure that you have completed this form online.

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 Mroach@scsny.org. 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 regular program hours. Please call 718-784-6173, ext. 410 to inquire about the 2021-2022 School Year.

  • Summer programs at all K-12 level schools (PS 150, PS 199, PS 343, IS 5) are resuming.

  • Our Woodside Houses Cornerstone program begins summer hours on July 5. The new summer hours are 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon-Fri and 3 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

  • 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 MMoscoso@scsny.org.

Adult Services

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

Volunteer Services

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

Space Rentals
 

Please email info@scsny.org to inquire.


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