NY Connects

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NY Connects



JASA is proud to operate the Brooklyn hub of NY Connects -- New York State's resource for older adults and people of all ages with disabilities who are seeking long term services and support. NY Connects provides information and referrals to available community-based options, whether you are paying for services yourself, utilizing insurance, or are eligible for government benefits or entitlements.


NY Connects is a resource for:

  • Older Adults
  • A child or an adult with a disability
  • Family members and caregivers
  • Friends or neighbors
  • Helping professionals

NY Connects provides linkages to the following long term services and supports:

  • Home Care
  • Caregiver Supports
  • Care Coordination
  • Respite Care
  • Transportation
  • Home-Delivered Meals
  • Health Insurance Information
  • And More

If you are looking for services in Brooklyn, please call 718.671.6200 to speak with a trained specialist who will assess your situation, identify options, and coordinate services that work best for your needs. There is no fee to access these services. People in need of services outside of Brooklyn will be referred to their local NY Connects office. 

For more information visit: https://www.nyconnects.ny.gov/

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