New York City Department for the Aging

The Department for the Aging (DFTA) provides a wide range of services for older adults living in New York City. DFTA resources include over 200 senior centers across all 5 boroughs, caregiving support, elder abuse support, employment assistance for older adults, and much more. 

DFTA/NYC Aging advertisement for senior centers: “JOIN US” Older Adult Center PSA with Mayor Eric Adams

Elder Abuse 

Senior Centers


JASA is a non-profit agency that serves older adults Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn. JASA provides a variety of services including legal assistance, case management services, home care services, housing assistance, mental health support, and much more. 

PACE Women's Justice Center

PACE Women's Justice Center (PWJC) is a non-profit legal center based out of Westchester New York. PWJC provides free legal services to those who have experienced elder abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault. 


OHEL is a social service agency that provides support services to people of all ages, from camp services for children to mental health services for older adults. 

Westchester Behavioral Health Center

Westchester Behavioral Health Center provides psychiatric evaluations and inpatient as well as outpatient services. 

OATS at Senior Planet

Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is a program  through Senior Planet by AARP that aims to help older adults to better understand and use technology. The OATS Senior Center in Manhattan is a technology focused senior center that provides access to technology for New York City older adults. 

ALACRITY Funding Information 

The ALACRITY grant that funds our PROTECT project is supported by the National Institute of Mental Health

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