The Office for the Aging provides service and advocacy for County residents 60 years and older. Programs and services includes: Nutrition Centers and Home Delivered Meals; NY Connects, Home Care Services; Family Caregiver Support; Medical Transportation; Legal Services; Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance.
For more information, please call (315) 386-4730.
Office for the Aging Office Hours: 8 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday
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2020 Senior Club Listing
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*COVID-19 Updates - Office for the Aging Programs
- The Office for the Aging is currently closed to in-person visitors. Staff are working and clients can call 315-386-4730 for assistance.
- The Office for the Aging has temporarily closed all congregate dining centers. If you are in need of food, please call our office at 315-386-4730.
- All Health Promotion Classes and Computer Classes are postponed until further notice.
COVID-19 Resources & Government Information
Suggested voluntary contribution for individuals age 60 and older is $3 per meal. There is a $5.00 Guest Fee for anyone under 60. Contributions help support the program; however no eligible client is turned away due to inability or unwillingness to contribute. We request a 24-hour reservation to eat at any meal site. For further info, please call 315-386-4730.
|Nutrition Site Location||Serving Time||Phone|
|Brasher Falls, LBSH Housing, 32 Church Street||11:30 am||315-389-5100|
|Canton, 37 Riverside Drive||11:30 am||315-386-2580|
|DeKalb Junction, Sunrise Valley Apartments, 26 Josephine St.||12:00 pm||315-347-3079|
|Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 SH 58||12:00 pm||315-287-2302|
|Morristown, Fire Station, 200 Morris St.||11:30 am||315-375-6703|
|Ogdensburg, Centennial Terrace||11:30 am||315-393-9133|
|Potsdam, Midtown Apartments, 28 Munson St.||11:30 am||315-265- 2870|
|Star Lake, Clifton-Fine Community Center, 4208 SH 3||11:30 am||315-848-2390|
For inquiries contact: NY Connects at (315) 386-4730. Current Home Delivered Meal routes serve Brasher, Canton, DeKalb, Hermon, Russell, Edwards, Star Lake, Gouverneur, Fowler, Hailesboro, Morristown, Hammond, Parishville, Potsdam, Norwood, Norfolk, Madrid, Waddington, Colton and South Colton.
Looking to Volunteer?
Are you looking to be more involved in your community? The Office for the Aging is looking for volunteers to help at any of the following sites: Nutrition Centers, OFA Main Office and Classes. Please call Danielle Durant at (315) 386-4730 or email the Office of Aging to discuss volunteer opportunities.
HEAP: Home Energy Assistance Program
2020 HEAP Cooling Season opened on May 1st. Please contact the HEAP Department to obtain an application (315) 379-2303.
EPIC: Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage
EPIC is a New York State sponsored prescription program for senior citizens who need help paying for their prescriptions. EPIC works with Medicare Part D as a secondary payer. New York State residents can apply if they are 65 or older, and have an annual income of $75,000 or less if single, or $100,000 or less if married. For more information, go to www.health.ny.gov/health_care/epic/
Your Link to Long Term Services and Supports is a free information and assistance service that is available to individuals of all ages and their families to help them make better decisions regarding their long term care needs. NY Connects will serve the elderly, adults and children with disabilities, regardless of their payer source. NY Connects is a trusted resource that provides impartial and unbiased information about Long Term services and supports in St. Lawrence County. Click on link for the Resource Directory.
St. Lawrence NYSARC is the operator for the County's Public Transportation Service. For info, contact Rena Ryan at 315-386-2600.