Tom WeberDirector of Care Management Services
In his role as Director of Care Management Services, Tom oversees and is the administrator for SAGE’s social services, case management, caregiving and friendly visitor programs, as well as the new social adult day program which is being launched and produced in coordination with Hebrew Home in October 2014.
Tom has worked at SAGE for over 10 years as Director of Community Services, overseeing a variety of congregate service programs, including The SAGE Center - the nation’s first fulltime, municipally-funded senior center for LGBT older adults. Tom also oversaw SAGE Harlem, SAGE at the LGBT Center, and SAGE volunteer and outreach programs. In his capacity as Director of Community Services, Tom coordinated SAGE’s NYC Gay Pride efforts, and was involved in the launch and early years of SAGEWorks, SAGE’s employment assistance program serving LGBT adults age 40 and over. Additionally, Tom represented SAGE in the NYS LGBT Health & Human Services Network for several years and co-chaired its Seniors Issues Committee. He has presented on SAGE programs and an array of LGBT aging issues at a variety of organizations, conferences and workshops through the years, including the American Society on Aging.
Tom has spent more than 25 years working in LGBT human services. Prior to coming to SAGE, Tom worked for almost 15 years at Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). In his last role there, he was Director of the Buddy Program, one of the agency’s signature programs, pairing volunteers with home-bound people living with AIDS for companionship and emotional support. While at GMHC, Tom managed and coordinated volunteers, facilitated groups and trainings, and performed client intakes.