News

Our programs and clients are regularly making the news! We share our press clips on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, so be sure to take a look there as well. Here are some recent stories, videos, and upcoming events:

2018
Holocaust Survivor Programs

SAR HS Students Portray Holocaust Survivors in ‘Witness Theater’ Production
The Jewish Link, May 10th, 2018

New Call To Help Local Holocaust Survivors Living In Poverty
CBS New York, May 9th, 2018

Never abandon: Increase funding for the City Council’s Holocaust Survivors Initiative
City and State NY, May 8th, 2018

Teens act out Holocaust survivors’ stories in Witness Theater
Newsday, April 27th, 2018

Students pay tribute to Holocaust victims
CBS, April 12th, 2018

Helping Holocaust survivors with state funds
Queens Chronicle, April 12th, 2018

In New York Living Rooms, Survivors Share Memories of the Holocaust
Haaretz, April 12th, 2018

Brooklyn Holocaust survivors share stories of survival on remembrance day
News12 Brooklyn, April 11th, 2018

Rozic Allocates Funding For Holocaust Survivors
Queens Tribune, April 10th, 2018

‘After So Many Years Of What We Went Through, We Are Still Here’
The New York Jewish Week, April 5th, 2018

Keeping the Promise: 108 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Receives Burial in Israel
Patch (Brooklyn), March 28th, 2018

Westchester Selfhelp Volunteers Bond With Holocaust Survivors
The Jewish Link, March 22nd, 2018

Volunteer dedicates time with Holocaust survivors in pre-Passover Seder
FiOS1 News Long Island, March 14th, 2018

Teaching About Trauma: Models for Training Service Providers in Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care
Kavod, A Journal for Caregivers and Families, February 27th, 2018

A Conversation With Selfhelp, a Non-Profit Dedicated to Helping Holocaust Survivors
Tablet Magazine and Unorthodox Podcast, January 25th, 2018

Chinese Advisory Council
Virtual Senior Center

MetroFocus on Virtual Senior Centers
MetroFocus , February 6th, 2018

2017
Senior Centers

Queens seniors can now get free transportation to medical appointments under new program
QNS, December 13th, 2017

Free Senior Care Service Expands to All of Queens
Queens Tribune, December 13th, 2017

Vallone Relaunches Senior Transportation Program
Times Ledger, November 1st, 2017

Vallone Re-Launches Senior Ride Program
Queens Chronicle, October 26th, 2017

Free Senior Transportation Program Relaunches for Northeast Queens Residents
QNS, October 24th, 2017

Free Senior Transportation Returns To NE Queens
Queens Tribune, October 23rd, 2017

DOT, Electeds Unveil Long-Awaited Traffic Signal
Queens Tribune, October 2nd, 2017

Bayside Intersection Getting Left-turn Signal that Residents Wanted
QNS, August 18th, 2017

Citizenship Ceremony at Flushing Senior Center
NTD TV, July 19th, 2017

Transportation Options Slim for Seniors
Queens Press, July 14th, 2017

New Program To Transport Queens Seniors To Doctor Appointments And Stores A Success, Councilman Says
Bayside Patch, May 11th, 2017

New Car Service Open to Seniors
Times Ledger, May 9th, 2017

Pol Launches Senior Transit Pilot Program
Queens Chronicle, May 4th, 2017

Free Transportation Program Comes to NE Queens
Queens Tribune, May 1st, 2017

Free Transportation Program for Northeast Queens Seniors Launches
QNS, April 28th, 2017

New Senior Transportation Program Launches in Northeast Queens
NY1, April 27th, 2017

Seniors Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Forest Hills
NY1, March 17th, 2017

IDNYC Pop-Up Comes to Selfhelp in Flushing
Times Ledger, February 28th, 2017

IDNYC Pop-Up Opens in Flushing
NY1, February 16th, 2017

Holocaust Survivor Programs

For Holocaust Survivor, America Is the ‘Reason I Can Smile’
New York Times, November 6th, 2017

Aging Holocaust Survivors Face New Welfare Challenges
NY1, November 7th, 2017

Holocaust Survivor: This is Not the America I Came To
CNN, August 20th, 2017

Sally Shatzkes: A Witness for the Survivor Generation
Jewish Week, May 25th, 2017

Shanghai Memoirs Project
June 6th, 2017

'Either We Go or We Burn Right Here': A Survivor Remembers the Warsaw Ghetto
TIME, May 16th, 2017

Eviction Blocked for 89-year-old Queens Holocaust Survivor with Debilitating Health Issues
NY Daily News, May 9th, 2017

SAR HS Commemorates Yom HaShoah
Jewish Link, April 27th, 2017

Jewish High School Students Hear Holocaust Tales
New York Daily News, April 25th, 2017

Holocaust Survivors Gather in Kensington for Remembrance Ceremony
Brooklyn News 12, April 25th, 2017

Bronx Teen Grateful for Friendship with Holocaust Survivor
Bronx News 12, April 24th, 2017

Students at Riverdale High School Retell Holocaust Survival Stories
Bronx News 12, April 22nd, 2017

Oceanside Community Dedicated to Remembering the Holocaust
Long Island Herald, April 20th, 2017

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story, on Stage
New York Times, April 18th, 2017

Students and Shoah Survivors Share Stories
Brooklyn Daily, March 15th, 2017

Students Celebrate Purim with Holocaust Survivors
Brooklyn News 12, March 7th, 2017

Local Non-Profit Brings Holocaust Survivors and Their Families Together for Purim
NY1, March 5th, 2017

Saved from the Holocaust: ‘He Loved Me and He Wanted to Keep Me’
New York Times, February 14th, 2017

Holocaust Survivors Living in Poverty
CNN, January 27th, 2017

Chinese Advisory Council

Shanghai Memoirs Project
June 6th, 2017

Virtual Senior Center
Home Care
2016

Helping New York’s Elderly Thrive
MetroFocus, November 18th, 2016

SELFHELP WHITE PAPER: On Nonprofits, Ethics, and Doing Things Right
May 1st, 2016

2015
Affordable Housing

Readers Sound off on Taxis and Affordable Housing for Seniors
Wall Street Journal, Letter to the Editor, December 10th, 2015

Opinion: City Zoning Plan Key To Expanding Senior Housing
City & State, November 24th, 2015

Senior Centers
Holocaust Survivor Programs

Brooklyn Chanukah Celebration for Holocaust Survivors
New York Daily News, December 7th, 2017

Seeking a Better Life While Trying to Forget the ‘Long Terrible Years’ of the Holocaust
New York Times (The Neediest Cases), November 10th, 2015

Chinese Advisory Council

Selfhelp Chinese Advisory Council Raises $250,000
Epoch Times, September 23rd, 2016

Selfhelp Addresses Needs of Older Chinese Immigrants
Queens Gazette, January 27th, 2016

Advocacy

Queens Councilman Saves Three Senior Centers from Closing
NY1, December 31st, 2015

Readers Sound off on Taxis and Affordable Housing for Seniors
Wall Street Journal, Letter to the Editor, December 10th, 2015

Opinion: City Zoning Plan Key To Expanding Senior Housing
City & State, November 24th, 2015

Virtual Senior Center