Rochdale Village Social Services Inc. (RVSS) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of New York in 1997. RVSS is funded in part by the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA); Discretionary Funding from New York City Council member Adrienne E. Adams (28th District), and in-kind and cash contributions from Rochdale Village Inc.RVSS’s programs are as follows:
Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC):
The NORC program, which is a substantially funded by City Council-approved Discretionary Award funds, offers a variety of supportive services and activities to both the active, the frail and homebound senior citizens of the Rochdale Village Housing Complex, to enable them to remain in their home environment and to age in place while living vibrant, healthy and productive lives. These services include case management, case assistance, counseling, healthcare management, advocacy, and referrals.
Senor Citizens Center:
The Senior Citizens Center is committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment for mature residents sixty years of age and over. Meals, including nutritious lunch, educational, recreational and social services, as well as socialization and transportation, are provided to members on a daily basis in a concerted effort to stimulate and promote independence in Rochdale Village community’s aging population.
Youth Educational Program:
The Youth Educational Program targets youth in southeast Queens, primarily residents in the Rochdale Village / Jamaica area, between the ages of eight and eighteen years old. The primary function of the program is to stimulate, promote and assist the development of the youth through varying activities. The Youth Educational Program also develops and shares various programs of cooperative education and leadership training and encourages exchange of ideas, information and experience.