Welcome to the Senior Benefits Individual Counseling (SBIC) Wiki

This is a reference site for the WLS Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) program.

Senior Benefits Individual Counseling Services (SBICS) help older adults 60 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Information is provided about different types of government programs.

Meet with trained counselors in a private setting to get information about:

  • Medicare
  • Part D prescription drug coverage
  • Medicare savings plans for low-income seniors
  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), food stamps and other benefit programs

Click on the page links in the black banner above.  Each will bring you to a list of annotated links and documents that provide information on the topic indicated.

Need our listing of sites and hours, or the number for our Helpline?  Return to our main page at the Westchester Library System.

Have a place to promote the availability of this service?  Here’s our current flyer.

Senior Benefits Individual Counseling (SBICs) are a program delivered by Westchester Seniors Out Speaking, a project of the Westchester Library System.  The aim of our efforts is to help seniors be healthy, protected, and connected.  Volunteers provide counseling services in libraries, as well as monthly briefings on Medicare at senior centers county-wide.  Robust volunteer training and on-going education by subject specialists is part of the commitment that makes this program one where you learn and serve.  Want to find out more?  Check out our postings at The Volunteer Center.

If you would like to suggest a resource or have any questions please email SBIC@wlsmail.org.