Resources and Reports


  1. Migrating from Bangladesh: Needs of Seniors 

A Community Needs Assessment Survey of Bangladeshi seniors in Jamaica, Queens conducted for India Home by Hunter College Urban Policy & Leadership Graduate Research.



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2. AARP Report on Houston’s South Asian Seniors

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3. AARP Report on Health and Healthcare of Asian American Pacific Islanders 50+

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Mapping The Maze: A Guide to Welfare for Elderly Immigrants, H. Mazumdar

Click here for a FREE DOWNLOADScreen Shot 2016-02-26 at 7.55.20 PM of this useful guide for seniors on how to negotiate Social Security and Public Assistance payments in the USA, click the picture.




South Asian Senior Organizations

COPO USA – Council of Peoples Organization Senior Center
(718) 434-3266
1081 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11230

Hindu Temple of NY Senior Center
(718) 460-8484
45-57 Bowne Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Indo-American Seniors Association Fremont (California)
3984, Washington Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538

1601 Marcus Ave
Clinton G Martin Park, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Shanti Niketan
999 David Walker Drive
Tavares, FL 32778

Other South Asian Organizations

adhikaar logo
(718) 937-111
71-7 Woodside Ave
Woodside, NY 11377
information/services access
human rights
civic engagement

Chhaya CDC
(718) 478-3848
37-43 77th Street, 2nd Floor
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
housing rights
community development
civic engagement

Indo-Caribbean Alliance/
(718) 785-2911
131-12 Liberty Ave (Basement Level)
Richmond Hill, NY, 11419
youth services
community development

SAALT – South Asian Americans Leading Together

(301) 270-1855
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 506
Takoma Park, MD 20912
policy making
civic engagement

SACSS – South Asian Council for Social Services
(718) 321-7929
143-06 45th Avenue
Flushing, New York 11355
information/services access
community development
civic engagement

Environmental cleanup, community development

SAHI – South Asian Health Initiative
(646) 888-4600
300 E 66th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY
public and preventative health
health education
immigrant rights

Sakhi for South Asian Women
(212) 714-9153
P.O. Box 20208 Greeley Square Station
New York, NY 10001
domestic violence
community development
information/services access

(718) 828-9772
women’s issues
public health
participatory health issues

(718) 651-3484
54-05 Seabury St.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
youth services
community development

Seva NY
(718) 785-5596
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
community advocacy
immigrants’ rights

Turning Point for Women and Families
(718) 883-9400
PO Box 670086
Flushing, NY 11367 USA
domestic violence
women’s issues
information/service access

Government Agencies

Other Organizations


Queens Community House Kew Gardens
(718) 268-5960
80-02 Kew Gardens Road, 2nd Floor
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
senior services
information/services access
community development

Queens Community House Forest Hills
(718) 592-5757
108-25 62nd Drive
Queens NY 11375
senior services
information/services access
community development

Services Now for Adult Persons
(718) 454-2100
80-45 Winchester Blvd, Bldg. #4, CBU #29
Queens Village, N.Y. 11427
senior services
information/services access

Sunnyside Community Services
(718) 784-6173
43-31 39th Street
Sunnyside, New York 11104
senior services
information/services access
youth programs


Drug/Alcohol Rehab Centers and Treatment

Addiction Resource, American Society of Addiction Medicine

Alcohol Addiction and Recovery Resources