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During COVID-19 response, please direct all emergency food/meal delivery-related questions or comments to the City’s GetFoodNYC initiative.

Aging Connect

Aging Connect is the New York City Department for the Aging’s information and referral contact center for older adults and their families. Callers are referred to resources, services and opportunities in their community. Call 212-Aging-NYC (212-244-6469) to speak with an aging specialist.

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
For questions outside of Aging Connect hours of operation, call 311.

DFTA welcomes your feedback, comments, and questions.
Contact Commissioner Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez

Language Access

Sandy March, Language Access Coordinator
212-Aging-NYC (212-244-6469)

FOIL Request

Steven Foo, Records Appeals Officer and Records Access Officer
New York City Department for the Aging
2 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10007


DFTA attends community fairs and gives free presentations on caregiving, health and wellness, Medicare, the Grandparent Resource Center, the NY Connects program, emergency preparedness, and more. Contact the outreach team to request a presentation.


Media Inquiries

For all press and media inquiries, please email the Department’s Press and Public Information Office at