SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye & Environs

Serving Harrison, Port Chester, Rye and Rye Brook

55 South Main Street, 3rd Floor
Gateway Plaza
Port Chester, NY 10573

 

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 748
Rye, NY 10580
914-481-5706
director@sprye.org
www.sprye.org

 

MISSION:
“Neighbors Helping Neighbors” to live safely, confidently and with dignity in the homes and communities they love. SPRYE is an innovative effort by local residents to create a support network for themselves and their peers. Its services and programs help them enjoy a satisfying lifestyle while continuing to live in their homes and communities. 

With SPRYE’s umbrella of services, remaining independent as you age in a familiar community and neighborhood is a very real option. Members have access to a network of pre-screened, reliable service providers. They are able to participate in regularly scheduled cultural, educational and social activities. With over 100 members and growing, SPRYE plays a vital role in helping older adults stay connected to their community. 

Feel free to join us at a SPRYE program to learn more about us and what we offer as well as get a chance to meet members.

An annual membership fee of $375 for an individual and $500 for a couple helps cover operating expenses. Discounted memberships are provided in cases of proven need.

Services include:

  • Monthly current events breakfasts at a local restaurant where lively discussions take place
  • Coordination with existing community services and partner organizations
  • Monthly presentations featuring varied topics of interest and refreshments at Wainwright House in Rye
  • Saturday Night Out: Dinner and a movie & Holiday parties
  • Transportation to doctor appointments, grocery shopping and other essential errands twice weekly
  • Help with Medicare and other insurers
  • Discounts from local merchants
  • Frequent excursions to museums and other cultural venues
  • Technology coaching: help with computers, tablets, smartphones
  • Social, cultural, wellness and educational programs, many with no fee
  • Light chore & handyman help
  • Friendly visits, regular phone check-ins
  • Referrals for snow shoveling, pet care in inclement weather
  • Volunteers to accompany members to medical appointments

An annual membership fee of $375 for an individual and $500 for a couple helps cover operating expenses. Discounted memberships are provided in cases of proven need.

VOLUNTEER:

  •  Driving
     Office help
     Handyman help
     Friendly visits
     Tech support
     Grocery shopping
     Mail Sorting

For more information contact Barbara Brunner at barbaralbrunner@hotmail.com