Get Help from a Social Worker

What can a social worker do for me? 

Social workers can help with many things that can affect your quality of life, as well as your physical and mental health. Some examples are:
  • Power of attorney
  • Housing issues
  • Adult Protective Services (APS)
  • Food stamps 
  • Eviction
  • Medical bracelets
  • Door alarms
  • Nursing home placement
  • Burial arrangements
  • Billing/finance issues
  • Living will
  • Health proxy
  • Abuse 

How can I get help from a social worker?

To get help from a medical social worker, please call VNSNY CHOICE Member Services:
VNSNY CHOICE Member Services
(TTY: 711)
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 8 pm

Please note: Social workers are available Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
This is a Medicare-related page; some of the links will take you to non-Medicare information or to a different website. 

Last updated 4/1/2020


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