India Home

India Home
India Home
178-36 Wexford Terrace, Suite 2C, Jamaica, NY 11432

India Home (Deshi Senior Center) operates a Bangladeshi senior center for Bangladeshi senior citizens jointly with Jamaica Muslim Center.

India Home is a non-profit organization dedicated to address the needs of the larger South Asian senior citizen immigrant community (Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Nepali) living in Queens, New York City. Started in 2007 by a group of healthcare professionals, India Home provides social, psychological, recreational, and spiritual services in a culturally sensitive environment (in terms of religion, language, food, gender, etc).

The principal mission of India Home is to make a difference in the quality of life of seniors in a culturally sensitive way.

Objectives:

  • Increase awareness and understanding of aging issues related with South Asian communities
  • Increase the ability of Deshi senior citizens to remain active, healthy and living independently in their communities
  • Develop and maintain communications with individuals and organizations within the community
  • Develop community programs and activities for the benefit and enjoyment of the Deshi senior citizens
  • Work with government agencies, education programs, social and civic organizations to advocate and improve the general well-being of senior citizens etc.

Activities:

The center offers following services matching senior citizen’s need and India Home’s ability:

  • Meal and nutrition programs including free Halal lunch
  • Information and assistance
  • Health, fitness, and wellness programs
  • Transportation services
  • Public benefits counseling
  • Employment assistance, if needed
  • Volunteer and civic engagement opportunities
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Educational art and craft programs
  • Inter-generational programs, etc.

Locations:

The center is open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the following locations:

  1. Sunnyside Community Services: Mondays only
  2. Kew Gardens Center: Thursdays only
  3. Jamaica Muslim Center: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  4. S.N.A.P of Eastern Queens: Wednesdays only
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917-288-7600
Meera Nair
New York, USA