New York City. Department for the Aging.
Central Information & Referral

Address:2 Lafayette St. New York NY 10007
Telephone(s):212-639-9675 (NEW-YORK) 212-442-1322
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dfta/home.html

Description:This agency monitors and develops programs and services for the elderly. It provides information and makes referrals regarding needed services such as: home care; screening for Medicaid, food stamps; employment information; Golden Park passes; home delivered meals; Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP); and Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE).

Hours:Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Eligibility Requirements:No restrictions.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Elder Abuse PreventionHealth Care ReferralsHome Delivered MealsSenior CentersSpecialized Information and ReferralVolunteer Opportunities
Languages Offered:ChineseRussianSpanish
Target Groups(By Need):Older Adults