Announcements

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

Helps eligible low-income individuals meet the high costs of home heating.  

The HEAP program will begin on November 13, 2018

 Income Eligibility Guidelines for the 2018-2019 Heating Season

Household Size Maximum Monthly Income

1………...$2391

2……….. $3127

3……….. $3863

   

 To apply for HEAP call:

Age 60 and over, or disabled:

631-853-8326

Under age 60:

631-853-8820

Emergencies after 4:30 and on weekends:

631-854-9100

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 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.

Clean & Tune Application Link

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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.


The Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the Senior Citizen Advisory Board are now accepting nominations for the 2019 SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD. This award will recognize a senior citizen who has enhanced the lives of older residents in Suffolk County. The nominee’s contribution may be as an advocate, role model, leader or volunteer. Candidates must be 60 years of age or older and a resident of Suffolk County. Nominations must be received no later than February 20, 2019.

 Dear Friends Letter for Nominations

 Nomination Form

For more information please call 631-853-8200.

Click here to view the complete Advocate calendar.


Language Access Plan

Language Access Plan for Office for the Aging