Department of Human Services Office for the Aging
BRUCE A. BLAKEMAN
COUNTY OF NASSAU
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Uniondale, New York, 11553-3687
Phone: (516) 227-8900 Fax: (516) 227-8972
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
Wantagh Administration Building - 1 King Rd, Wantagh, NY
Mitchel Field Administration Building - 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale, NY
Please share this information with your team and anyone you serve. Thank you.
Jill D. Nevin
Nassau County Department of Human Services
Nassau County Department of Human Services Office for the Aging
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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.