Aging, Department for the


Established in 1968, the Department for the Aging (NYC Aging) works to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of New York City's diverse older adults and for the support of their caregivers, through services, advocacy, and education. Aging supports a broad range of services, including senior centers, home delivered meals, case management, home care, friendly visiting, elder abuse, and caregiver services. Additionally, the Department offers such programs as NY Connects, the Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP), Senior Employment, Health Promotion, as well as resources for grandparents and foster grandparents.



  2 Lafayette St., New York NY, 10007    Map this

Contact Numbers


Commissioner - Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez
Appointed Apr 9, 2019
(212) 602-4100