Brooklyn Office for the Aging


  • 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201


  • (718) 645-3111

Area Served

  • All of Brooklyn for senior citizens 60 years and over.

Areas of Practice

  • Services are provided for elderly Brooklyn residents age 60 and older with civil legal problems. Regular outreach and training is provided at designated senior citizen centers. The office also operates a pro bono wills project and routinely provides home visits and social work services.
  • Particular emphasis on concerns of the elderly: Eviction Prevention
  • Government Benefits (including public assistance, food stamps, social security, SSI, Medicaid, home care, Medicare and veterans benefits)
  • Rights of persons in congregate care facilities (hospitals, nursing homes and adult homes)
  • Family law (including elder abuse, grandparent custody and visitation and defense of Article 81 guardianship proceedings)
  • Consumer
  • Utilities
  • General cases (including foreclosures, advance directives and wills)

Intake Procedure

  • Call for appointment.


  • Subways: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Boro Hall; A, C, F to Jay Street/Boro Hall; M, N, R, W to Court Street
  • Buses: B37, B41, B45, B57, B67, B75, B103 to Livingston St./Adams St.; B25, B26, B38, B53 to Fulton St./Adams St.; B61 to Livingston St./Smith St.