If you believe that an adult you know is being mistreated, exploited, or abused, Adult Protective Services (APS) can help assess and provide support.
If you or your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia, DACL is here for you. Learn more about programs and supports necessary to live your best life for as long as possible.
Whether it's Medicaid, the EPD Waiver, or SNAP enrollment, DACL can assist you with applying for federally-funded benefits.
When we care for our caregivers, we are caring for our entire community. That’s why DACL provides a variety of programs and services to support unpaid caregivers to our seniors and adults with disabilities.
The Department of Aging and Community Living’s (DACL) Case Management team helps clients identify their needs, set mutually agreeable goals, develop a plan of action to reach those goals, and provide connection to long-term services and supports.
The Community Transition Program provides guidance, consultation, and coordination for home and community-based services, initial screenings, comprehensive assessments, completion of documentation, and coordination of services with nursing homes and rehab facilities in DC, MD, and VA.
The Elderly and Persons with Physical Disabilities (EPD) Waiver Program allows DC residents, who would otherwise require nursing home care, to receive services and supports while living in their home or in assisted living communities.
We want to learn from you! Click here to sign up or call (202) 715-7534 today to be part of the Future of Aging project.
Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers living in the District of Columbia can access free health insurance information, counseling, education, and assistance through our DC State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).
Information & Referral/Assistance (I&RA) functions as DACL’s intake assessment and referral unit for programs in health education and social services.
Our Lead Agencies are neighborhood-based resource centers designed to help you find services without having to leave your own community. These local agencies can work with you directly to identify helpful resources, get referrals, and connect you with our agency.
We offer legal services, advice, and gudiance for seniors living in the District of Columbia who may need assistance.
No matter how you identify, our LGBTQ programs are designed to create a space for connection for LGBTQ older adults and adults with disabilities.
Learn more about our community dining sites, home-delivered meal services, and nutrition counseling program.
The Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program, administered by DC Medicaid, provides secondary insurance coverage to Medicare beneficiaries who live in the District with income below $3,418 per month (single) or $4,598 per month (couple).
Learn more about Safe at Home, our premier program committed to providing home safety adaptations for DC seniors.
Our Senior Centers are designed to help you continue living boldly by taking charge of your health, wellness, and social life. Visit one of our centers to find new hobbies, explore new topics, or connect with new friends.
To live boldly you need to move boldly. That’s why the Department of Aging and Community Living (DACL) connects you with a variety of transportation services designed to meet your mobility needs—whatever they may be.
Help seniors live safely, comfortably and actively in their own homes and connect with their neighbors.
We offer citywide volunteer opportunites for District seniors and adults with disabilities.