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A Community Service of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation

Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands is an innovative community program serving family caregivers in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties by connecting them with supportive services and access to trained volunteers who provide an array of respite services. 

Providing Assistance to Family Caregivers

Whether you are a friend or a family member, caring for an older adult can be a challenge. The
Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands program is dedicated to easing the many burdens associated with being a caregiver of an older adult.

If you are a caregiver who could use some 'helpful hands' simply complete the Caregiver Application, or call the Caregiver HelpLine at (718) 289-2100 x4296 to learn more.

Long Island Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Initiative

The Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Program provides a full range of free services to anyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia living in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Visit our program page Caregiver Initiative to learn more about our services call (516) 586-1507.

Be a Hero! Volunteer Today!

We are looking for volunteers to participate in Parker Jewish Institute’s Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Program. This program is an opportunity for you to make a difference in your community by helping family caregivers of an individual with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia throughout Long Island.

Volunteering to help older adults and their families is a rewarding experience. The Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands program is an opportunity for you to make a difference in your community by volunteering to help ease the burdens of family caregivers of older adult loved ones.

Our highly experienced professionals provide volunteers with a thorough orientation, expert training, and an assignment that matches your interests. Whether you provide companionship, assist in chores, provide telephone or shopping assistance, or offer your own very special talent, you’ll be one of today’s true heroes.

Plus, eligible volunteers can receive a monthly living allowance. 

If you would like to offer your 'helpful hands' simply complete the Volunteer Application, or call the VolunteerLine at (718) 289-2100 x 4296 or (516) 586-1507 to learn more.


Funded by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.