Email a Friend Translate This Page Printer Friendly Text Size: Small Medium Large
NYC Office of Actuary NYC Department for the Aging
Senior Services and Programs

Programs and services to help optimize your health, well-being and ability to live independently at home are available in every borough and community.

Senior Centers offer a variety of cultural, creative, recreational and fitness activities in addition to nutritious meals.

Case management agencies help seniors obtain needed home-delivered meals, in-home services and entitlements and benefits. They also provide referrals to other community services.

Transportation and paratransportation services help seniors who have mobility problems get to essential appointments. Many senior centers offer transportation to and from their sites and provide shopping and recreational trips.

Free legal assistance is available in every borough.

Many NORCs (housing developments where a majority of residents are seniors) offer health and supportive services on-site.

U.S. mail carriers monitor the well-being of elderly and disabled patrons through the Carrier Alert Program.

Elderly crime victims, including victims of elder abuse, can get help from DFTA's Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center and service providers in the community.

Several organizations serve LGBT seniors and their caregivers exclusively.

Vision rehabilitation and hearing loss services help seniors with sensory impairments maintain their independence and quality of life.

Many community agencies provide assistance to immigrants and refugees.