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RAICES Access Program


Since 1985, the RAICES Access Program has been a beacon of cultural competency, dedicated to enhancing access to essential aging services for underserved populations in Brooklyn and beyond.

Our Services

The RAICES Access Program offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of our community:

  • Case Assistance: Expert guidance to navigate benefits programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and more.

  • Outreach Services: Proactive engagement to connect individuals with critical resources and support.

  • Referrals and Information: Access to vital community and governmental agencies for comprehensive support.

Benefits Secured


Our dedicated team assists with securing essential benefits and entitlements, including:


  • Medicaid

  • Medicare

  • Social Security

  • Supplemental Income (SSI)

  • SNAP (Food Stamps)

  • Senior Housing Issues

  • SCRIE (Senior Citizens Rent Increase Exemption)

  • Elder Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage

  • Life-Line

  • HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)

  • Housing Assistance

  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)

  • Real Property Tax Credit (IT-214)

  • NYC School Tax Credit (NYC 210)

Client Support

We prioritize client empowerment through:

  • Translations and Interpretations: Facilitating communication in multiple languages.

  • Escort and Advocacy Services: Ensuring clients receive personalized support every step of the way.

  • ADA-Compliant Facility: Located in Downtown Brooklyn for convenient and accessible service delivery.


Success Through Cultural Competency

The RAICES Access Program's success lies in our ability to build trust and understanding within underserved communities. Our culturally relevant and bilingual staff are committed to providing compassionate, effective support to all individuals we serve.

Discover how the RAICES Access Program

can support you or your loved ones.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and start accessing the services you deserve.

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