Accessing Services and Benefits

There are many state, local and federal services available to seniors – and importantly, there are people who can answer your questions. To get started, you can call StateWide at 800-333-4374.

Are you Staying well and Living well in New York?

Did you know that remaining active and being a vital part of your community has proven health benefits that can extend your years of healthy living and improve both your physical health and mental health?

Get connected through StateWide with others in your community.

Are you Eligible for Benefits?

  • Find out about benefits for veterans and surviving spouses by contacting the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-827-1000 or 1-888-VETSNYS (838-7697)
  • Eligibility Questions? Use the Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) to find out if you could get benefits that Social Security administers. Based on your answers to questions, this tool will list benefits for which you might be eligible and tell you more information about how to qualify and apply.

Do You Still Have Questions?  Call StateWide at 800-333-4374

StateWide's Certified Counselors

StateWide’s certified counselors provide FREE personalized, confidential, unbiased information about Medicare options including prescription drug plans.

Call us at 1-800-333-4374 or email us at info@nysenior.org

Contact us

If you are interested in joining the CNY Health Task Force or have any questions please contact our Community Outreach and Digital Organizer, Emily Akpan.

Contact Info:
eakpan.nysenior[at]gmail.com / 347-728-2910.

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