Announcements

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP) COOLOING ASSISTANCE COMPONENT

The HEAP Cooling Assistance Component (CAC) opens May 1, 2018.  The HEAP CAC provides for the purchase and installation of air conditioners or fans.  CAC benefits are available for HEAP eligible households containing at least one individual with a documented medical condition that is exacerbated by extreme heat.

The program is open until August 31,2018 or until funds are exhausted.

HEAP CAC Application link

For questions please call 631-853-8326.

Heating Equipment Clean & Tune

The HEAP Heating Equipment Clean & Tune benefit is now open for the 2017-2018 season.  The Clean & Tune program provides assistance to a HEAP eligible homeowner to have their primary heating system cleaned & tuned.

For information regarding eligibility or to receive an application, please call the Office for the Aging HEAP Unit at 631-853-8326 or the Department of Social Services HEAP Unit at 631-853-8820.

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Welcome from County Executive Steve Bellone

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is the designated Area Agency on Aging under the Older Americans Act. For over 40 years, Suffolk County Office for the Aging has administered federal, state and county programs for persons 60 years of age and older.

Specific goals for the Office are to develop a comprehensive service system designed to assist persons 60 years of age and older in maintaining maximum independence and dignity, to remove barriers to economic and personal independence, and to provide a continuum of care for the vulnerable elderly. Most importantly, Suffolk County Office for the Aging acts as advocate on behalf of all Suffolk County senior citizens.

2018 Senior Celebration Luncheon

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the Suffolk County Senior Citizen Advisory Board will be hosting their annual Senior Celebration Luncheon on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The celebration is in observance of Older Americans Month and will be held at Villa Lombardi’s, 877 Main Street in Holbrook, between the hours of 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

We are happy to announce that there will be speakers, exhibitors, and musical entertainment. In addition to all the festivities, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone will present the Suffolk County Senior Citizen of the Year Award.

We encourage you to register as early as possible because seating is limited. Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis, until tickets are no longer available. Tickets are $30.00 each and checks should be made payable to the Suffolk County Comptroller. Please use the attached reservation form and be sure to include payment. We regret that no reservations can be processed without payment in full. Please get your reservation in before April 20, 2018.

Once your reservation form is received, we will process it and mail all tickets to you during the week of May 1, 2018. You may reserve a table of 12 by providing payment in full and a complete listing of the names of the persons to be seated at the table.

If you have any questions, please call Office for the Aging at 853-8200. However, please note that no reservations may be made by telephone. We look forward to having you be part of this very enjoyable day.

Senior Citizen Celebration Registration Form