• HSRA Bill Condemned by Seniors

    Families with kids with disabilities (but no adult with a disability) won’t qualify for permanent supportive housing anymore, even if they need intensive case management services to stay in housing. People exiting hospitals, jails, or other institutions after… Read More

  • Seniors Speak Out Against HSRA Bill

    Rapid re-housing participants could lose help paying the rent for no reason other than they’ve reached a set time limit – even if they will become homeless again right after they leave the program, and even if they’ve… Read More

  • DC Seniors Stand With the Homeless

    Over the last few months, DC residents have sent emails and made phone calls to Councilmembers telling them to “vote no” on the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act. Over 37 organizations and community leaders sent a letter to… Read More

  • Council Votes to Reduce Access to Shelter and Housing

    Seniors Protest Shelter Reduction The Council overrode an attempt by councilmembers Silverman and Grosso to divert 36 million dollars of a developer give-away to affordable housing and public transportation at Union Market. Councilmember Trayon White made a valiant… Read More

  • The Senior Advisory Coalition Gears Up for 2017 Advocacy

    Mayor Bowser is preparing an FY18 budget with further reductions for the DC Office on Aging. SAC’s advocacy in 2017 is more important than ever. We hope you’ll join us in fighting for the services that our seniors deserve. 

Our Mission

The DC Senior Advisory Coalition (S.A.C.) seeks to be a unifying voice, advocating to improve the quality of life for and with older adults in the District of Columbia.

 

Ward 5 Seniors Joined by Councilmember for Sound-Off on Aging Issues

Tuesday, September 27th marked the third successful Senior Sound-Off hosted by the Senior Advisory Coalition (S.A.C.).  The latest Sound-Off, which gives District seniors the opportunity to voice concerns and questions to their respective Councilmember, was held at the… Read More

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DC Office on Aging

All DC residents age 60 and older are eligible for a range of community-based services addressing many of their basic needs, provided by non-profit agencies in the Senior Service Network and funded in part through the DC Office… Read More

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Meals & Nutrition

Multiple DC public and private agencies cite an increased demand for senior food assistance in the face of flat or declining resources of lower and middle class citizens, coupled with rising food prices.  Food security is elusive for… Read More

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Transportation

Transportation presents a significant barrier to seniors living in the community.   They often need assistance to get to medical appointments, obtain groceries, attend important benefit meetings, and attend wellness or adult day care programs.   There are two primary… Read More

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