Welcome to RSVP Suffolk!

RSVP's mission is to provide diverse volunteer opportunities for people 55 and older. RSVP supports Older Americans who wish to remain active and make a difference in their communities.

Partners

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Donations Welcome

Thank you to everyone who donated their time, efforts, money, and spirits to help our clients.
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Senator Flanagan Congratulates RSVP

Senator Flanagan Senator Flanagan writes letter to congratulate RSVP on is 44th Annual Tribute Day Expo and Luncheon. Click here to view letter

RSVP's Newest Program - HIICAP

HIICAP flyerThe Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program offers help to seniors confused by their Medicare benefits. To speak to a HIICAP counselor, please call 631-979-9490, extension 18. These very knowledgeable volunteers will be very happy to assist you.

HIICAP can help you:
  • Understand the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Medicare Part D) and how to select the best plan.
  • Understand low-income subsidy programs, including "Extra Help" and Medicare Savings Programs (MSP's).
  • Understand and apply for Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC).


Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Home Energy Assistance Program LogoHEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) is a federally-funded program that assists low-income New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat-related energy emergency. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • 60 or older, or
  • Under 60 and receiving Social Security Disability, or
  • Under 60 and receiving Supplemental Security Income Code A
For more information, please contact HEAP Coordinator Richard Spera at 631-853-8213.

Watch Pegi Orsino speaking about volunteerism:

Living Healthy With Better Choices

Are you an adult 55 or older with an on-going health condition?

Do you live with or care for someone with a chronic illness?

Consider signing up for a free Living Healthy with Better Choices Workshop (Developed by Stanford University)

Chronic conditions include diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease, anxiety, depression, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and many others.

Join a free 2 ½ hour Living Healthy Workshop, held once a week for six weeks.

Learn from trained volunteer leaders with health conditions themselves.

Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health—and your life!

Educational materials and refreshments provided at no cost.

For more information, contact RSVP Living Healthy Coordinator

Janet DeMarzo at (631) 979-9490 ext. 16

or email to: betterchoices@rsvpsuffolk.org