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Resources for Home Care Workers

Thank you for your commitment to your work and to the clients you serve. We know that these are incredibly difficult times, and we are here to support you.

We will be posting communications, forms, and other information of timely interest for home care workers on this page. Please bookmark this page and check frequently for the latest updates. If you need immediate assistance, please call 718-784-6160.

Get vaccinated against COVID-19:

All New Yorkers age 12 and up are now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine. Please visit this link to identify locations where you can get the vaccine and 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.

Our compliance staff is available to you to help make these appointments. The city has created flexible schedules to ensure you can get the vaccine during the hours when you are not caring for your client. To contact Compliance with regard to your COVID-19 vaccine, email

Get tested for COVID-19:

Learn how you can get safely tested for COVID-19 and access testing sites here

For PPE distribution:

PPE pickup is available at the Sunnyside Community Services main office, Mondays-Fridays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

For Disability, FMLA, PFL, Workers Compensation, Return to Work correspondence, you may:

  • Take a picture of your documents with your phone and email to
  • Scan the documents and email to
  • Fax your documents to (718) 706-2475
  • If you leave a voice message, 718 784-6160 X385, Ms. Nieto, Senior HR Coordinator, will return your call.

For Compliance:

  • Any compliance needs, please forward to
  • If you leave a voicemail, 718 784-6160 x314, Michelle Roach, Compliance Supervisor, will return your call.
  • If you have any emergency, please contact Melissa Vitale, Director of Human Resources at (718) 784-6160 ext. 340


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