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SOFA Conducts Survey on Office of Community Living

The New York State Office for the Aging (SOFA) is conducting a survey related to state legislation that authorizes it to study the feasibility of creating an Office of Community Living “with the goal of providing improvements in service delivery and improved program outcomes that would result from the expansion of community living integration services for older adults and persons of all ages with disabilities.”

A primary component of this effort is data and information collection through working with stakeholders. SOFA has developed a stakeholders group and is holding public forums throughout the state.

SOFA is conducting a survey of consumers and providers about the possibility of creating a new state Office of Community Living. The provider survey is at

More information on this effort is at