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New York City Department For The Aging

Address:
2 Lafayette Street
7th Floor (Executive Offices)
New York, NY 10007
Phone: Dial 311 for information and assistance regarding this program or any other New York City Department for the Aging office

Website:
http://www.nyc.gov/aging

Mission:
To work for the empowerment, independence, dignity and quality of life of New York City's diverse older adults and for the support of their families through advocacy, education and the coordination and delivery of services.
* To foster independence and individual choices, confront ageism and promote opportunities for older people to share their leadership, knowledge and skills.
* To inform and educate the general public about aging issues, including services, supports and opportunities for older New Yorkers and their families.
* To be a catalyst for increased resources to enhance and expand programs and services for older New Yorkers.
* To ensure the provision of quality services fairly and equitably to older New Yorkers.
* To enhance and expand effective, productive partnerships with consumers, advocates, private and public organizations.
* To recognize the value of all staff and encourage their creativity in building the Department's capacity for continuous improvement.

Agency Contact:
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli
Commissioner

Service Provided:
* Case Management Counseling
* Education (direct and contracted) * Employment (direct)
* Food/Meals (contracted)
* Health Services (Promotions-direct and contracted) * Homecare (contracted)
* Information and Referral (direct and contracted)
* Legal Services (contracted)
* Senior Center (contracted) * Social Services (direct and contracted)
* Transportation

Catchment Area:
New York City

Days/Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Fees:
None

Eligibility:
60 years and over, except for Senior Employment (Title V) programs, which are open to people 55 years and above

Languages Spoken:
The Department can arrange for interpretation in most languages through the City's Language Bank.

Wheelchair Access:
Yes

Last Updated:
2009-12-16 11:13:28

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