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Senator Michael Gianaris and veteran Pedro Nieves

Queens Post: Woodside praises passage of Gianaris bill to provide proper burial for veterans who die alone

March 10, 2023 | maryrecord

Senator Michael Gianaris announced that his bill, S. 454, that would provide proper burials for veterans' unclaimed remains, passed unanimously. Pedro Nieves, a veteran and member of SCS' Center for...

A Group Celebrates at Annual Event

SCS Celebrates at Annual Event

November 16, 2016 | Roberta

SCS celebrated another year of lighting up lives at M.Wells Dinette at PS1 and honored 2016 Neighborhood Visionaries, Gertrude McDonald and Lily Gavin (in Memoriam).We would like to thank our honorees, all our guests, and our sponsors, Lamb Financial Grouop, Sanket Bulsara and Christine...

SCS Raises Awareness

SCS Raises Awareness of New Services to Help Family Members Provide Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's or Dementia.

November 1, 2016 | Roberta

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness and National Caregivers Awareness Month.  SCS held a press conference to highlight CARE NYC, our comprehensive city-wide program of supportive services for family caregivers and their loved ones. Matthew Wallace, Chief...

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Care NYC Announces New Caregiver Events for October

September 1, 2016 | Roberta

Caregivers, take a break with your loved one and get the support you need. Join CARE NYC for an Autumn Sing-Along on Thursday, October 6 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Sean Condron at Sunnyside Community Services. On Thursday, October 13, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m, enjoy a guided tour of the Brooklyn...

Teacher and Student Smiling

Enroll now for Free Pre-K Programs in September

August 2, 2016 | Roberta

At Sunnyside UP Pre-kindergarten, children build foundational literacy and math skills in a welcoming, supportive, and fun environment. Our multi-lingual teachers celebrate the diverse talents and interests of each child, and helps them learn to work, play, and solve problems together, Sign up...

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Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year

June 20, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year to Keep the Elderly and their Animal Companions Together

June 2016, Sunnyside, New York

Amie’s Place Foundation, a New York-based not-for-profit Foundation that funds organizations...

Hay ayuda para hispanos que cuidan familiares con Alzheimer

May 25, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is one of several organizations that provide services for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, or chronic illness.  ...

Women speaking to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease

NY1 Reports on Supporting Alzheimer's Caregivers

May 23, 2016 | Roberta

A recent NYI report by Erin Billups discussed issues facing New Yorkers providing care to loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. The story features staff and participants of our CARE NYC and Adult Day programs, and shows how our programs support people...

Governor Cuomo support for families

SCS Receives Grant to Support Family Caregivers of Individuals with Alzheimer's and Dementia

November 3, 2015 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services is proud to be one of the nine recipients of Governor Cuomo's $67.5 million dollar initiative for the development of programs that support family members who care for the nearly 380,000 New Yorkers living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The awards are...


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