A Trusted Advisor and Leader in Aging Services

Helping people live a good life

People Served Each Year


home care program

Home Care

Training the next generation of caregivers while providing over 2 million hours of caring and compassionate home care each year.

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Community-Based Programs

Supporting older and vulnerable New Yorkers through skilled social services and programs, to help them live a good life with dignity.

Holocaust Survivor Program

Holocaust Survivor Program

Operating the oldest and largest program providing comprehensive services for Holocaust survivors in North America.

Real Estate & Housing

Real Estate & Housing

Building and preserving affordable housing for older adults, with access to SHASAM services that support the health and wellness of more 1,500 residents.

We are please to share our 2023 Report to the Community, Defining Selfhelp.

We hope you agree that Selfhelp is more than just a name;

it’s a promise we make to our community.

Voices of the Selfhelp Community

We are here for 25,000 older and vulnerable adults – caring for one person at a time.


United by their common mission to improve the lives of 25,000 older and vulnerable New Yorkers, Selfhelp’s staff is skilled, compassionate, and deeply devoted to their work. 

A wide spectrum of locations, programs, and services create opportunities that span all skill levels and roles.


See what’s happening this month at our 5 vibrant centers in Queens

Supporting Older Adults in Affordable Housing During COVID-19

Read Selfhelp published White Papers and research studies

COVID-19 has been especially trying for the 25,000 older New Yorkers we serve. Since March 2020, we’ve adapted to new protocols to keep our staff safe, while continuing to serve our clients. Learn about our COVID-19 work.

Join us in remembering those we've lost to COVID-19



Department for Aging
New Yrork State of Opporunity
Seal Of Nassau Country New York
UWLI Community Patner
the national fund