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The Community Services and Supports Unit (CSSU) is dedicated to making it easier for seniors to get the help they need to support their well-being and maintain themselves in the community for as long as possible with independence, dignity and choice through the delivery of services funded by the Older Americans Act. The Community Services and Supports Unit  works closely with 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to create a comprehensive package of community services.

The Community Services and Supp​orts Unit ​provides coordination and oversight for the programs and services referenced in the menu on the left. In addition, this unit works in collaboration with community partners and stakeholders to develop and administer a federally required State Plan on Aging.

Public comment r​equested for
​Oregon 2023-2026 State Plan on Aging

APD is seeking public comment on the draft Oregon 2023-2026 State Plan on Aging. The draft plan and supporting materials are linked below.

Copies of the draft plan and supporting materials may also be requested by contacting ​Debbie McCuin at

​​The public comment period for this proposed plan is from Wednesday, May 31, 2023 through Monday, June 26, 2023 at 5 p.m. PST. The public is invited to provide comment by:

​A virtual public hearing to receive comments is scheduled for June 26, 2023 at 11 a.m. PST. The meeting can be attended online or by phone. Registration is not required.

  • Online: Join the meeting
  • Join by phone: 669-254-5252, Meeting ID: 160 101 8465, Passcode:171977

​New funding formula for programs serving older adults

In October 2022, the ODHS State Unit on Aging proposed changes to the Intrastate Funding Formula (IFF) used to determine funding levels for some programs serving older adults. In November​ 2022, after a 30-day public comment period, the proposed changes were submitted to the Administration for Community Living (ACL). In December 2022 ACL approved Oregon's revised Intrastate Funding Formula. 

Funding formula revision background documents

Oregon State Plan on Aging

​The State Plan on Aging is a plan for Oregon’s programs under the federal Older Americans Act of 1965. It provides new initiatives to serve all older adults equitably, and to help older adults transition out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Plan also offers new initiatives for Older Americans Act programs offered by local Area Agencies on Aging.

Current State Plan

Previous State Plan​​​

Area Agency on Aging Overview

Area Agency on Aging Overview (includes a Map of Area Agencies on Aging and a Map of Aging People with Disabilities Field Offices).