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SENIOR HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION PROJECT

WHATThe Senior Homelessness Prevention Project helps low-income seniors to avoid eviction and prevent senior homelessness.
WHYTo help older adults remain living independently in their own homes by supporting them in the area of legal aid, representation and referral to housing benefits.
WHEREBronxWorks.
New York, NY, USA.


Program Description


“We assist seniors in navigating Housing Court, securing funds to pay back rent, identifying eligibility for benefits, and accessing budget counseling, in order to address multiple barriers to continued independent living.”

-bronxworks.org

BronxWorks housing specialists help seniors fight cases in Housing Court. 

The program helps seniors access the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption benefit and find alternative safe, affordable housing where applicable.

BronxWorks also helps victims of elder abuse by working with police, providing support, restraining orders or accompanying to court.

Social workers also provide older adults with mental health counseling to help fight elderly depression and senior isolation.
source: bronxworks.org

Aging Programs
Senior Housing, Assisted Living
Temporary Senior Housing, Homeless, Senior Shelters

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