The New York Department of Sanitation is reminding residents that the Bronx fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event will be held Saturday, October 5 at the Orchard Beach Parking Lot.
DSNY brings the Trucks of Art, an art exhibit using collection trucks as canvas, to the Bronx! Artists from across the city beautified five trucks to encourage sustainability and honor the men and women who make up New York's Strongest.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez will serve as Commissioner of the Department for the Aging. As Commissioner, Cortés-Vázquez will work to advance DFTA’s mission to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of older adults.
Public Artists in Residence will focus on community engagement and social justice issues while working in four City agencies: the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. the Department for the Aging, the Department of Records and Information Services, and the Mayor's Office of Sustainability.
First Lady Chirlane McCray, Department for the Aging (DFTA) acting Commissioner Caryn Resnick, and Senior Advisor to the Mayor and head of the Office of ThriveNYC Susan Herman announced today a $1.7 million expansion of mental health through the ThriveNYC DFTA Geriatric Mental Health Initiative.
Press Release: The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and fintech company SilverBills have partnered to expand DFTA's Bill Payer Program. This innovative partnership will help even more seniors quickly process bill payments.
Press release announcing Providing Options to Elderly Clients Together' Clinical Service. The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) announce the launch of Providing Options to Elderly Clients Together (PROTECT). The collaboration connects older adults who are victims of elder abuse with mental health clinicians from Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry.
Starting next week, the City’s older adults, their caregivers, and nonprofit providers of community services will have the opportunity to voice concerns and suggestions to the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) during DFTA’s Annual Plan Summary hearings in each borough.
The Bronx’s fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal Event is this Saturday, October 6, 2018, the New York City Department of Sanitation has reminded residents. The drop-off event provides residents with a way to safely dispose of potentially harmful household products.
Pilot program launched to provide funding for community-based organizations to jointly coordinate anti-displacement initiatives – such as code enforcement, tenant organizing and education, legal representation, affirmative litigation, and other strategies – in these neighborhoods.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced two laws that shine a spotlight on both public and private vacant land to further accelerate the production of affordable housing. This legislation is the latest effort to help the City reach its goal of building 300,000 affordable homes over the next decade.
An announcement of 5 upcoming SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) disposal events, one in each borough. More than 14,000 residents brought more than 1.3 million pounds of E-Waste, harmful household waste and unwanted medications to the first round of events.