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Mission

The purposes of New York StateWide Senior Action Council shall be:

  • To achieve through united action the dignity, well-being and security of all senior citizens of New York State;
  • To provide a unified and articulate voice on behalf of older New Yorkers, especially as advocate for the low-income elderly and low-income persons of all generations;
  • To promote the general well-being of the aging through educational processes outlining the legislative needs of the elderly;
  • To promote the best interest of children and youth by intergenerational programs of mutual support;
  • To develop in the community an awareness of the needs and the capabilities of older persons;
  • To help develop the leadership abilities of the elderly through leadership training and skills utilization;
  • To monitor programs and services to the elderly of New York State to ensure their full representation and participation in planning, implementation and evaluation

Federal Programs Provide Assistance During COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has provided a range of programs to support individuals, families, and communities: The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and...

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