The Department for the Aging (DFTA) has published the 2020-2021 Annual Plan Summary online. This Plan provides DFTA's goals, objectives and program planning with the aging network, and includes information about services under:

  • The Older Americans Act (OAA)
  • The New York State Community Services for the Elderly (CSE) Program
  • The Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program (EISEP)

Download DFTA's Annual Plan Summary for 2020-21.

DFTA encourages consumers, community partners, advocates and other interested parties to attend a public hearing and comment on the Plan or give testimony on other issues that impact New York City’s older adults. 

To register for a hearing, send an email to testimony@aging.nyc.gov

If you are unable to attend one of the hearings, you may submit written testimony or comments by email (above) or by mail to:

NYC Department for the Aging
c/o Lorraine Bailey
2 Lafayette Street, 7th Floor
New York, New York 10007

Hearings are scheduled for each borough as follows:

Bronx

Tuesday, October 29th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bronx House Weinberg Neighborhood Senior Center
990 Pelham Parkway South

Brooklyn

Monday, October 28th, 10 AM to 12 PM
Park Slope Center for Successful Aging
463A 7th Street

Manhattan

Friday, October 25th, 10 AM to 12 PM
VISIONS at Selis Manor
135 West 23rd Street 

Queens

Wednesday, October 23rd, 10 AM to 12 PM
Sunnyside Senior Center
43-31 39th Street (Sunnyside)

Staten Island

Wednesday, November 13th, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Staten Island University Hospital, North Campus
The Regina M. McGinn, M.D. Education Center, 2nd Floor Auditorium
475 Seaview Avenue