Department of Aging

Department of Aging Serious About Ending Elder Abuse

The City of Cleveland Department of Aging (pictured, left) wants all Clevelanders to know: "Don't let our smiles fool you. We are serious about ending elder abuse".  Suspected abuse can be reported to the Elder Abuse Hotline at 216.420.6700, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Residents can learn about other services for older adults in Cleveland by contacting the Cleveland Department of Aging at 216.664.2833.

  • 2015-2016 Winter Resource Guide Published

    This publication provides information on utility fee assistance programs for heat, electricity, water, sewer, as well as property tax reduction for qualified individuals. Also included are benefits information for Cleveland seniors and energy saving tips. 

  • Community Financial Centers Helps Clevelanders Control Finances

    CFC, a community partner of City of Cleveland Departments of Community Development and Aging, is dedicated to financial empowerment, helping Clevelanders to improve personal finances by providing resources, advice, and guidance in forming and executing financial plans. 

  • Bed Bug Assistance Program

    The Cleveland Department of Aging has a new program to help disabled seniors and adults with the extermination of bed bugs in their homes. Applicants must meet income and other assistance qualifications.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Department of Aging Promoting Flu Shots for Seniors

    The Department of Aging is working with the National Council on Aging on the Flu + You campaign featuring its ambassador, two-time Emmy and Tony-award-winning actress Judith Light, who is educating older adults and those who care for them about the seriousness of the flu, importance of prevention, and available vaccine options.