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Aging Services

Our Services

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Caregiver Support

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


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.


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.


  • 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


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

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Recruitment and placement within the Department and various Community Agencies.

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