Heating Equipment Clean & Tune

The HEAP Heating Equipment Clean & Tune benefit opens July 1, 2017.  Applications will be accepted thru November 3, 2017, or until the funding runs out, whichever is first.

The Clean & Tune program provides assistance to a HEAP eligible homeowner to have their primary heating system cleaned & tuned.

For information regarding eligibility or to receive an application, please call the Office for the Aging HEAP Unit at 631-853-8326 or the Department of Social Services HEAP Unit at 631-853-8820.

Welcome from County Executive Steve Bellone

The Suffolk County Office for the Aging is the designated Area Agency on Aging under the Older Americans Act. For over 40 years, Suffolk County Office for the Aging has administered federal, state and county programs for persons 60 years of age and older.

Specific goals for the Office are to develop a comprehensive service system designed to assist persons 60 years of age and older in maintaining maximum independence and dignity, to remove barriers to economic and personal independence, and to provide a continuum of care for the vulnerable elderly. Most importantly, Suffolk County Office for the Aging acts as advocate on behalf of all Suffolk County senior citizens.


Farewell to Summer Concert 2016

Please join us as we say farewell to summer with our third annual Farewell to Summer Concert, a free evening of musical entertainment provided by the popular “TradeWinds Cover Band” for Suffolk County residents at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:00pm.

While there is no fee for this special event, guests must be registered and have a ticket to attend. Complimentary tickets can be obtained online at: or by calling the Office for the Aging at 631-853-8200. Please note that seating is limited. Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis.

Farewell to Summer Invitation Letter

County Links

Program & Services Guide for Senior Citizens


There are 30 Senior Nutrition Programs in Suffolk County.  Senior Nutrition Programs include both home delivered and congregate meal sites.  For the location of the congregate meal sites please click the link below. 

Congregate Nutrition Sites

Senior Advocates

Senior Advocates are available at over 50 sites throughout the community to provide benefits counseling.  Although appointments are not necessary it is suggested you contact the site to confirm the date and time.   

See the Senior Advocate Schedule

Senior Advocates Locations

Office of Emergency Management

The Emergency Preparedness Registry collects information emergency responders will need to help locate and evacuate people during an emergency, especially when a family, caregiver or others are unable to help them.  Sign up here: Emergency Preparedness Registry


Finding the right long term services and supports to help you can be very confusing. NY Connects: Choices for Long Term Care is your trusted place for information and assistance about long term services and supports whether you are paying for services yourself, through insurance, or eligible for a government program.

Local NY Connects Information and Assistance Specialists provide personalized counseling to help you make informed decisions and can assist you in accessing available long term services and supports to meet existing or future long term needs.

For assistance call (631) 853-8200.

NY Connects brochure