Written by Westchester.com
Sunday, 23 September 2007
Westchester Community NewsWhite Plains, NY – With funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc., Westchester Jewish Community Services is offering Holocaust survivors a subsidy for home health care. Services can include personal care, light housekeeping, shopping and cooking.

In order to qualify, an individual must meet all of the following criteria:

– Be a Holocaust survivor living in Westchester County.
– Have an income that does not exceed 200% of the 2007 Federal Poverty Income guidelines.
– Obtain a recommendation from a doctor or nurse for home health services.

For more information, contact Valerie Rissman, LMSW, Holocaust Claims Outreach Coordinator, at 761-0600 ext. 344.

Founded in 1943, Westchester Jewish Community Services provides comprehensive mental health, developmental disabilities, social services, home health care and community- and school-based programs on a non-sectarian basis to people across the life span, and cultural and economic boundaries. A state-licensed, non-profit WJCS serves 16,000 yearly with programs funded through government grants, UJA-Federation, United Way, foundations, corporations and individuals. For more information, go to www.wjcs.com.