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District of Columbia Office on Aging - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

District of Columbia Office on Aging
500 K Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 724-5622 (Local)
(202) 724-4979 (Fax)
(202) 724-8925 (TDD/TTY)
dcoa@dc.gov
http://dcoa.dc.gov/

Brief Description

DCOA is committed to serving our elderly.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:15 AM-4:45 PM.
Geographic area served: Washington, DC.
Publications: Senior Yellow Pages, Senior Service Network Directory, State Plan on Aging, Caregivers Resource Directory, Spotlight on Aging Newsletter.

Staff

Laura Newland, Executive Director
Darlene Nowlin, Customer & Information Service Specialist, dnowlin-age@dcgov.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Provides computer training for seniors.
  • Counseling
    • Provides counseling and social services to seniors.
  • Financial Assistance
    • Funds and administers a network of services for seniors including an independent living program and other programs for blind or visually impaired seniors.
  • Information and Referral
    • Refers to other community-based aging services and provides information on issues relevant to seniors in District of Columbia. Provides referrals to Area Agencies on Aging and provides services funded and administered by Office on Aging.
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