Foundation whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for men, women and children with vision and/or hearing challenges. Through the Help America Hear Program the foundation hearing aids nationwide to those with limited financial resources.
The Home Delivery Meal Program provides provides home-delivered meals to clients in all of New York City, and those in Jersey City, New Jersey; if you are living with HIV/AIDS, cancer or a different serious illness and have a difficulty shopping or cooking. Also, provides illness-specific nutrition education and counseling to families and care providers. All services are provided free of charge without regard to income.
Online community whose purpose is to educate about living mindfully and healing well with chronic illness through videos, articles and resources. It is a community where people come together, reach out, find support and understanding, and share what works for them with others.
Healthfinder.gov has a section on its site that discusses how to find a support group that includes a list of support groups available across the country. Information is available in English and Spanish. Free of charge.
Foundation whose mission is to provide information and resources about hearing loss and tinnitus.
HRSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services providing resources for affordable health care and health centers throughout the U.S.
The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) provides individuals of all backgrounds with life sustaining programs for seniors in the New York State area.
JAN provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment. Services include one-on-one consultation about job accommodation ideas, requesting and negotiating accommodations, and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related laws. Although JAN does not help individuals find employment, JAN does provide information for job seekers.
A nonprofit organization that helps patients with chronic illnesses and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. Their website lists centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that offer a discount.
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