David Shenk, Commissioner of Senior Services

The mission of the Department of Senior Services of Erie County is to promote the well-being of all older adults through coordinated and cost-effective services which enhance their independence, dignity, and quality of life.

 

 

 

 

Click to learn more about NY Connects - Your link to long-term services and supports!

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 Or call our office (716) 858-8526

 

What's Happening in Senior Services

Have questions about Coronavirus? Call our information hotline at (716)858-2929. Staff from the Erie County Department of Health are answering calls Monday-Friday. You can also always visit http://erie.gov/covid19 for accurate, up-to-date information about the virus.

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Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

PLEASE NOTE: There are no upcoming sessions due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please click to read following press release as some of our services have been modified or suspended to deal with COVID-19.

US Census 2020 Flyer

Be counted early and make history - take the census online!

Bring your Census postcard and a volunteer will help you get online to complete your form early!

Review detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in Erie County, including the overall rating based on health inspection, staffing, and quality measure ratings, on our Safer Senior Homes website.

Contact

 

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm