Welcome to the Department of Aging and Youth
To support a comprehensive system of services for children and youth, senior citizens, caregivers and families through advocacy, planning, coordination, direct services and program funding. Our services are helping families and individuals remain safe and productive members of their communities, building a stronger Onondaga County for all of us.
• Increase access to a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for older people, (especially those in greatest social and economic needs) in order to enable them to remain in a safe and appropriate living environment.
• Develop and support preventive health and wellness activities to promote healthy youth and older adults.
• Increase the number of youth programs that utilize best practices or research-based youth development approaches to help ensure that young people are involved in quality programs that help them gain knowledge, skills and competence.
• Strengthen our leadership and advocacy role and recognition in the community as the primary
source for information on programs and services, major trends, problems and causes, best practices, and funding resources relating to older adults and youth.
DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND YOUTH
421 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, New York 13202