|RBSCC DFTA funded Case Management Department provides services to approximately 800 clients per day in the Brooklyn catchment area.|
In 2008, RBSCC was awarded the Case Management Program by the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA). The RBSCC DFTA Case Management Department provides homebound seniors residing in Community Boards # 1, 3, 4 in Brooklyn with comprehensive strength-based intakes and in-home assessments. All services approved by our department are funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.
We have been providing EISEP case management services to elderly clients residing in Community District #4 of Brooklyn for over 21 years. In April 2008, RBSCC was awarded the extended contract to provide case management services to seniors residing in the Community Districts 1, 3 and 4 in Brooklyn. We have a small subcontract with United Jewish Organizations (UJO) of Williamsburg in Community District #1 to provide these services. These services provide essential assessment and referral resources for home care and home delivered meals as well assistance with entitlements and benefits and ongoing case management with a host of other unmet needs. The program has an active case load of 800 clients daily and up to 1000 clients are seen annually.
Homebound seniors (or their caregivers) in need of assistance are provided information and referral, assessment for entitlements and benefits, home-delivered meals, home care services and other services enabling them to stay in their homes. Case managers refer clients to Medicaid services if they meet the eligibility requirements. Seniors who are above the Medicaid level receive ongoing case management assistance. If these clients are in need of homebound meals or home care services, or other services, case managers make referrals to and coordinate services with provider agencies.
Our staff consists of one Director, two Supervisors and ten Case Managers. The Director and the Supervisors are MSW's (Master's in Social Work) and our case managers are trained professionals with different educational backgrounds ranging in the field of psychology, sociology and aging. Our services are provided in various languages, including:
In order to receive services via RBSCC Case Management, participants must be 60 years of age or older and live within these neighborhoods:
Our clients can be linked to our Home Delivery Meals Program, DFTA Funded Home Care and Housekeeping Services. A referral for Case Management can be made via phone and anyone can make a referral. Most of our clients are self-referred; often learning about our services from individuals already receiving our services. We also get referrals from hospitals, community organizations, and religious entities. Applying for home delivery meals, home care services, benefits and entitlements and advocacy are a few of the services/benefits our trained Case Managers perform.
Please note: All referrals are made via telephone. We do not accept walk-ins unless previously arranged.
RBSCC Case Management, 533 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Tel. 718-821-0254 ext. 1169