You can get information about benefit and entitlement counseling for seniors age 60 and older.

Case workers can provide assistance to seniors at participating senior centers. If a senior is homebound or frail, case managers can meet with them in the senior's home.

Case workers meet with seniors age 60 and older at participating senior centers. Based on your needs, case assistance services may include information, benefit and entitlement counseling, advocacy, and assistance navigating social service systems.

Find Local Case Assistance

Use Site Finder to search for a Senior Center. Call before visiting. Depending on your address and situation, you may be advised to go to a different location.

SCRIE Application Assistance

Many senior centers that provide case assistance can help you complete an application for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE). They can also help you apply for a SCRIE renewal.

When you contact your local senior center to make an appointment, check that they can help with SCRIE applications.

Case managers meet with homebound or frail seniors 60 or older in the senior's home. They provide benefit and entitlement counseling. A person is considered to be homebound if, due to physical or mental illness, he or she is unable to leave home without assistance or escort.

Based on your needs, a case manager may also offer supportive contact and authorization for home care, home delivered meals, and adult care services.

If you are a homebound and frail senior age 60 and older who would like more information about case management services, you will receive a referral to a case management agency through your local Senior Community Based Organization (Senior CBO). If you are a senior who is already receiving case management services, and you have questions including the name of your case management agency or if you need to contact your case worker, 311 will find your local case management agency.

Find Local Case Management Services

Use Site Finder to search for a Senior CBO. Call before visiting. Depending on your address and situation, you may be advised to go to a different location.

SCRIE Application Assistance

Case Management Agencies can help homebound seniors who cannot go to a Senior Center for case assistance, and who do not have anyone who can come to their home to help them, to complete an application for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE).

These Agencies can also assist with SCRIE renewal applications.

You can make a complaint to the Department for the Aging (DFTA) about case assistance services provided by a senior center.

Senior centers are funded by DFTA. Staff at senior centers provide older adults with information, referrals, and benefit and entitlement counseling.

You can make a complaint about case management agencies that are contracted by the Department for the Aging (DFTA).

Case managers provide in-home benefit and entitlement counseling to homebound or frail seniors age 60 and older. A person is considered to be homebound if, due to physical or mental illness, he or she is unable to leave home without assistance or escort. Based on the senior's needs, case managers may also offer supportive contact and authorization for home care, home delivered meals and adult day services.

DFTA cannot accept complaints about Adult Protective Services (APS) workers, HRA CASA workers, or Community Guardian workers. These case managers are employed by the Human Resources Administration (HRA). To make a complaint about case managers employed by HRA, submit City Agency or Worker Feedback to HRA.