Skip to main content

Information and Assistance

The Dutchess County Office of Aging has a wealth of information and assistance available to older adults in Dutchess County, and to their families and caregivers on a variety of topics including:

  • Home Care
  • Legal Assistance
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Transportation Options
  • Housing Options
  • Senior Friendship Centers

Our Dutchess County NY Connects program is here to help.  NY Connects is your trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about long term services and supports in New York State for people of all ages, or with any type of disability.  The program links individuals of all ages to long term services and supports regardless of payment source; whether it be private pay, public or a combination of both.

Reach out to NY Connects by calling 845-475-3511 or visit NYConnects.ny.gov.

Click here for a basic brochure outlining Dutchess County OFA services.

For a comprehensive directory of long term care services, download our Directory of Senior Services (.pdf).

Services

Resources

Hotlines and Website Resources

  • New York State Office for the Aging – Aging.ny.gov – 844-697-6321 (NYSOFA1)
  • Medicare – Medicare.gov – 800-633-4227 (MEDICARE) – TTY 877-486-2048
  • Medicare Personalized Portal – MyMedicare.gov