Department of Human Services Office for the Aging

BRUCE A. BLAKEMAN
COUNTY EXECUTIVE


Nassau County State of New York Seal

JILL NEVIN
ACTING COMMISSIONER


COUNTY OF NASSAU
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES 

60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Uniondale, New York, 11553-3687
Phone: (516) 227-8900                                                   Fax: (516) 227-8972


Greetings:

Weather forecasters are currently predicting temperatures to drop below 20 degrees for the next few days, with a wind chill making it feel even colder. County Executive Blakeman has announced warming centers are open for County residents.

Nassau County will also have resources on hand to provide any mental health services residents may need, and programs available for the homeless. If residents see someone who may need shelter overnight, please call the Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline 1-866-WARMBED (1-866-927-6233).

The County facilities listed below will open at 6PM, Sunday,1/9/22 and remain open until Wednesday, 1/12/22 or until further notice. 

Cantiague Park Administration Office - 480 W John St, Hicksville, NY
Open 24/7
Conference Room

Wantagh Administration Building - 1 King Rd, Wantagh, NY
Open 24/7
Community Room

Mitchel Field Administration Building - 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale, NY
Open 24/7
First Floor

Please share this information with your team and anyone you serve. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Jill D. Nevin
Commissioner
Nassau County Department of Human Services

 


 

Nassau County Department of Human Services Office for the Aging


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For income eligible Nassau County residents 60+

August 25 2021
12:40am-2:00pm
Westbury Senior Center,
360 Post Ave, Westbury

August 26, 2021
1:00pm-2:30pm
Town of Hempstead
Rosa Parks Senior Center
2 Babylon Turnpike, Roosevelt

August 27, 2021
10:15am-11:45am
Wantagh Senior Center
3606 Lufberry Ave, Wantagh

August 27,2021
1pm-2:30pm

Town of Hempstead
Salisbury Senior Center
460 Salisbury Park Dr. Westbury

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About Office for the Aging

 THE NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING is responsible for advising the County Executive and government officials on the problems and needs of the county’s 300,000 residents age 60 and over. Being the first county government in the nation to establish a county agency dedicated to providing programs and services for the over 60 population, Nassau County’s Office for the Aging empowers older persons to live more independently community wide.  


Responsibilities of the Office

  • Developing county-wide plans to provide services that assist older persons to remain independent for as long as possible.
  • Providing services that assist older persons to remain independent for as long as possible.
  • Supporting and recommending positive legislation for the elderly at state and federal levels by giving testimony at legislative and public hearings.
  • Providing information on legislative issues affecting older persons.
  • Serving as a funding agency for programs offered by other voluntary and government agencies.
  • Providing more than 70 programs for the elderly, such as health and counseling, county-wide. 
  • Being an office of advocates for the elderly, operating on a five-days-a-week basis, as a multi-purpose senior center. 
  • Maintaining a number of additional senior centers.
  • Maintaining a number of additional adult day service centers.
  • Maintaining a number of additional senior lunch programs.