There are an estimated 900,000 to 1.3 million unpaid caregivers in New York City. A majority of unpaid caregivers provide at least 30 hours of care each week, with many spending 40 or more hours a week providing care. A majority of caregivers are women and at least 50 years old.
What is Neighborhood SHOPP’s Caregivers Program?
Neighborhood SHOPP’s Caregivers Program offers services, supports, and educational workshops for persons who are providing unpaid care to loved ones or friends.
Are you a Caregiver?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, you are a Caregiver and are eligible for services and support from SHOPP’s Caregivers Program.
Services Provided by Neighborhood SHOPP’s Caregivers Program:
All services are CONFIDENTIAL and are provided by our staff of professional social workers with years of experience working with the aging population.
For Intake and Referral or to schedule an In-Service Training for your staff, contact us at (718) 542-0006 or email us at [email protected].
Bilingual staff are available upon request
The Caregivers Program is funded by the U.S. Administration National Family Caregiver Support Program through the New York City Department for the Aging.