Aging Services

Our Services

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Caregiver Support

  • Caregivers Information, Assistance, and Support.
  • Respite Workers

EISEP

Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program

  • Case Management
  • Homemakers & Personal Care Aides
  • Personal Emergency Response System

HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)

HEAP helps low-income New Yorkers pay their energy bills.

HIICAP

Health Insurance Information Counseling & Assistance.

Homebound Medical Transportation

Greene County Department of Human Services provides transportation for those ages 60 and older to and from medical appointments.

Nutrition

  • Home-delivered meals to eligible homebound individuals
  • Congregate meals at our Greene County Rivertown Senior Center in Athens, as well as our Senior Nutrition Sites in Acra, Catskill, Coxsackie and Jewett
  • Transportation to certain centers so seniors can have social interaction while enjoying their noontime meals
  • Nutrition Education and Counseling, NYS Farmers’ Market Checks & Special Programs

Transportation

  • Shopping Bus: Door-to-Door service for local shopping & errands
  • Greene County Transit

Legal Services

Greene County Department of Human Services provides Legal Services for persons age 60 and older through a contract with a private attorney. The attorney is usually available at the DHS office on Thursday mornings by appointment only.

Additional Resources

Contact Info
Department of Human Services
t. 518-719-3555
f. 518-719-3798
Therese McGee Ward
Therese McGee Ward
Executive Director
Ken Brooks
Business Manager