Our Mission

JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. 


  • We serve older adults of all backgrounds with equal concern for their needs
  • We provide services directly to individuals in the community
  • We value the role of the professional social worker in providing our services, and work to train the next generation of social workers
  • We aspire to fulfill the Jewish value of honoring the aging 


  • To meet the individual's needs at all stages of the aging process
  • To create innovative programs to meet the evolving and expanding needs of the aging
  • To be the trusted community resource for information, guidance and advocacy for matters concerning the aging