Cliffside Rehabilitation & Residential Healthcare Center



Cliffside Rehabilitation & Residential Health Care Center

119-19 Graham Court

Flushing NY 11354                                     


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

Kathy LaBella

Recreation Director             

718.886.0700 Ext: 115                                              


Nature and Purpose of Agency

Cliffside Rehabilitation and Residential Health Care Center is a skilled nursing facility located in College Point, Queens, NY. We offer a full range of specialties and services including Short Term Rehabilitation, Short Term Respite Care, Dialysis, Ventilator Care, Hospice and long term care. 


Tasks Available for Students

Recreation tasks available include visiting with residents, transporting (by wheelchair) residents to recreation activities, assisting with games, crafts, computers and reading to residents.


Time Requirements

Availability Monday through Friday 9:30am – 4pm.

Monday night bingo game 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Saturday 9:30am to 4pm

Sunday afternoon bingo 1:30pm to 3:30pm

**Students must commit to at least 3 visits per semester for at least 2 hours each time**


Student Awareness/Special Instructions

Strong need for Chinese and Spanish language skills.


NYS Department of Health requires that every volunteer cooperate with guidelines  for health care facilities flu season. Students must have documentation that they have received a flu vaccination or wear a face mask when in the presence of residents. 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. In addition, students will need proof of medical records which includes an updated PPD shot.


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.




If you are required to ask the residents questions for your course, please keep the number of questions at a minimum (e.g., 10 questions). Please also make sure not to mention any identifying information such as the clients' names in your reflection papers and projects as this is a violation of HIPPA.


Agency Directions

Public Transportation

Take the Q46 Bus from Union Tpke and Utopia Pky station heading to Kew Gardens. Get off at Union Tpke and 164 St. Start out going West on Union Tpke towards 164th St.  Take the Q65 Bus from Union Tpke station heading to College Point. Get off at 25th Rd.  Start out going South on College Point Blvd.  Turn right onto Graham Ct.  Arrive at 119-19 GRAHAM CT, Queens.


Driving Directions

GCP to Cross Island North (towards Whitestone)

Stay to left at fork (towards Whitestone Bridge).  Get off at 20th Ave and make a right onto 20th.  (Will pass Target and BJ's).  Make a left onto College Point Blvd.  Make a right onto Graham Court (will be between 25th and 26th Ave).

Updated 2/5/19 DM

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