Join the NYC Department of Sanitation for a behind-the-scenes tour of our Staten Island Compost Facility and learn how we take your food scraps and yard waste from curbside collection to finished compost!
The New York City Department of Sanitation is reminding residents that the Staten Island fall SAFE (Solvents, Automotive, Flammables, and Electronics) Disposal event will be held Saturday, September 28 at the Midland Beach Parking Lot.
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.