Senior Citizens

Dutchess County Office for the Aging

For information visit Dutchess County Office for the Aging
Dutchess County Senior Services Directory

Lunch at Lyall

11:30 am to 12:30 pm every Thursday at Lyall Memorial Federated Church
Open to anyone who would like a hot meal and fellowship

Dial a Ride

NECC's Dial-A-Ride can take you anywhere in Dutchess County for medical, shopping or social trips — even to connect to the train. They can also take you to the doctor or hospital in Sharon, CT.

If you are a resident of Amenia, Dover, Millbrook, Millerton, Pine Plains or Stanford, the Dial-A-Ride Bus can pick you up at home.

To register for services or make reservations please call (518)592-1399 ext 5
or email:
Rides must be booked three days in advance of your appointment.

Rides are Free! Donations Welcome!
In conjunction with the participating Towns, this project is funded in part by: New York State Department of Transportation, County of Dutchess, Foundation for Community Health, Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, Plymouth Hill Foundation and the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Visit their website for up to date information


For more information or for applications, visit The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

Home Energy Assistance Program Offers Additional Funding to Dutchess County Residents

Dutchess County residents who need help to pay their home heating expenses can apply for Dutchess County HEAP Plus, a new program funded by Dutchess County Government and administered in partnership with United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Individuals/families can receive two heating benefit payments. The HEAP Plus program provides $750,000 in funding to assist vulnerable families and seniors who may not be able to pay their heating bills due to the reduction in HEAP benefits. Additionally, assistance is also available for residents who are slightly above the federal HEAP eligibility requirements.

Specific income requirements are available at here.

For more information or for applications, visit Residents should contact the Dutchess County Dept. of Community and Family Services at 60 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or call (845) 486-3249.

Dutchess County Senior Living - provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Assisted Living -

Senior Living Help assists New York senior citizens, their family members and caregivers in finding appropriate senior living and care facilities. Many elderly adults are no longer able to be cared for at home, so finding a senior living facility with caring and loving staff becomes necessary. Click here for assisted living in Millbrook, NY and surrounding area.

FREE Training! Become a Volunteer Tax Preparer.

Help low to moderate income families, individuals & seniors receive the tax rebates they deserve. For more information about specific volunteer opportunities, click here

Alzheimer Support

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists Millbrook families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through our free search tool and database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the Millbrook area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.