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City of Cleveland Department of Aging

75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

The City of Cleveland was designated as an Age-friendly City by the World Health Organization and joined the Global Network of Age Friendly Cities (GNAFC) in 2014. The City of Cleveland joined the AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities in 2015. Services for older adults include but are not limited to:

Information and Assistance (collaboration with Western Reserve. Area Agency on Aging). Information and Assistance is a referral service linking you to services to help you stay in your home. These include but are not limited to information on:

Nutrition Programs
Health Care
Housing assistance and Home Repairs
In Home Supports
Legal and Financial Assistance
Other: crisis intervention; employment assistance, vocational services and volunteer work SocialServices

Phone: 216.664.4383

The Department of Aging operates in partnership with the Aging and Disability Network, coordinated by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging. The ADRC provides information on a broad range of programs and services, helps people understand long term care options, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly-funded long term care. These services can be provided on site, via phone, or through a home visit, whichever is more convenient to the individual seeking help. Resources include health care, transportation, in-home support, nutrition services, counseling, home repair, and benefits support. Crisis intervention and information regarding legal and financial exploitation are also available. Numerous senior health and social services are available, including benefits check-up, supportive services, resource guide, exercise program, senior centers, and assistance with Medicare and Medicaid. House and Home program offers home maintenance and safety modifications; housekeeping and chore services; senior and low income housing; assisted living and nursing homes. Legal services assist with abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation, guardianship, and power of attorney. Financial assistance, transportation, senior education programs, housing, and safety services are available. Safety services include telephone reassurance, senior guest house, emergency preparedness, and chore services. Cleveland Bed Bug Assistance Program for Seniors helps limited income seniors with the extermination of bed bugs. Senior Advisory Council advises the Department of Aging and helps shape local policy and programs.

Benefits information: 216-664-3418 Information and Assistance: 216-664-4383 Long Term Options Counseling: 216-420-7655