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Chapin Home for the Aging




Chapin Home for the Aging


165-01 Chapin Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11432     


For this site please contact the site supervisor listed below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.


Agency Contact
Kathleen Ferrara (first contact must be via email)
(718) 739-2523, ext. 2120

Nature and Purpose of Agency
Long term care facility for the aging.


Tasks Available for Students
Various tasks available including; visiting and transporting (by wheelchair) residents, recreation, reading to residents, computer training, DVD Database maintenance, assisting activity staff with group programs i.e. music, games, art, discussions.


Time Requirements


Student Awareness/Special Instructions
Two (2) medical requirements – MMR information and recent PPD (within 8 months).
Reference Letter (You can pick one up in the AS-L Office located in Lourdes Hall.
Students must be informed that there is to be NO FOOD and NO FLUIDS given to any resident at any time. Also, if students are not sure of any situation at anytime during the visit to reach out to the nurse or administrator at the home.


Lastly, NYS Department of Health has implemented that every volunteer must get the flu vaccination. Documentation of vaccination must include the name and address of the individual who ordered or administered the vaccine and the date of vaccination. This must be given to the nursing home before starting service.


Agency Directions
Driving Directions

Union Tpke west to 164st. Make a left, cross over Grand Central Parkway. Make a left at SECOND traffic light onto Chapin Parkway. Home is UP THE HILL ON THE LEFT. (Please note that there is no parking in our lot during the weekend day office hours you must find parking on the street. Evenings and Weekends you can often get a spot)


Public Transportation

Take Kew Gardens bound Q46 to 164th Street. Transfer to Jamaica bound Q65 and exit at 164th and 84th drive.

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