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Community Services

The Onondaga County Office for Aging’s Community Services for the Elderly (CSE) Program plans, funds, administers, and subcontracts programming that provides services to frail low-income elderly residents of Onondaga County to assist them in maintaining independence at home.

 

These programs are designed to reduce reliance on institutional care, to provide information about resources in the community and to provide cost effective, non-medical services. Find out about the services below by reading and/or clicking on the link for detailed information.

 

    Public Hearing      Westcott Falls

 

                                                         Outreach
Our services include:

 

Information, Assistance & Outreach - Call 315-435-2362 for information, referrals and assistance linking callers with beneficial information regarding existing programs and services.

 

Health Promotions -  Information about fall prevention, strength/balance exercise classes and more.

Home Repairs - A partnership with Catholic Charities called “Project Fix.”

Legal Services - A partnership with Legal Services of CNY, Inc.

Neighborhood Advisors - A corps of outreach workers, located in the community, who provide information and assistance to older adults and their families.

Senior Centers - Nearly two dozen area centers that offer inclusive and diverse programming designed to promote physical and emotional wellness.

Senior Employment - A state and federally funded, temporary employment and training program for mature workers age 55 or over who meet income eligibility requirements.

Transportation - Ttransportation services for senior residents of Onondaga County


Social Work ServicesAurora of Central NY, Inc. operates a Social Work Services Program for older persons who are vision and hearing impaired. Social workers counsel and provide information and connections to assistive equipment.

 

Office for Aging
421 Montgomery Street
10th Floor Civic Center Syracuse, New York 13202

315-435-2362

 
 
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