Description & History

Founded in 1980, SHOPP's programs were developed to respond to the unique needs of older people of color and are reflective the cultural diversity of the various Bronx communities we serve. These programs include 1) SHOPP Senior Network Groupwork Program serving groups of seniors in partner sites such as senior housing buildings, churches and community centers; 2) Casa Boricua Senior Center- a full service center serving Latino elders; 3)SHOPP CMP Case Management Program serving homebound elderly; 4) Senior Network Access Program (SNAP) -- providing benefit and entitlement assistance; 5)SHOPP VIP Elder Abuse & Crime Victims Program; 6)Proyecto Salud/Healthy Living Project focusing on wellness and health promotion activities; 7) Transportation Services and 8)SHOPP Lafayette Estates NORC Program sering older residents of a naturally occurring retirement community.

About the organization

Neighborhood Self Help By Older Persons Project

Evelyn Laureano
Executive Director
(718) 542-0006
Jasmine Ellis-Carless
Assistant Director
(718) 542-0006