Benefits and Services for Older Adults and their Families

Older residents of Yonkers and their families are encouraged to read through the "Baker's Dozen" and check the list of benefits and services set forth on this site. Further information and assistance in applying is available through the Office for the Aging. You may stop by the office Mondays through Fridays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at The Peter Chema Center, 435 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705, or give us a call at (914) 377-6823.

Please Note: The benefit levels listed on this site are effective January 1, 2013. Benefit levels are subject to change annually. The Office for the Aging can provide updated information regarding any modifications or additions to the benefits described on the checklist. Information and Assistance are also available from the Office for the Aging regarding other entitlements and community resources for older residents and their families.

Ask the Office for the Aging about the following community services:
  • Meal Programs
  • Help at home after hospitalization
  • Information and respite for family caregivers
  • Personal security programs
  • Adult Day Care
  • Recreational and volunteer opportunities
  • Resource Center for Caregivers

Information gathered and presented in this directory is presumed to be accurate. However, due to the numerous sources, The Office for the Aging can not guarantee the accuracy or be responsible for errors of omissions.

List and Description of Entitlements