Housing/Community Services Department





​​Housing/Community Services Department​

Office of Senior Affairs​​

The Office of Senior Affairs (OSA) was created to help Dallas seniors maintain the highest quality of life possible by providing information / referrals on senior services, educational programming and other resources that support and promote financial and social well-being.  The OSA also provides staff support to the City of Dallas Senior Affairs Commission (SAC) and its six (6) working committees (Elderly Safety Awareness, Budget, Communication & Technology, Transportation, Housing and Health.

Senior Affairs Commission

The Senior Affairs Commission is a 15-member advisory board appointed by the Mayor and City Council to help ensure the provision of services to the elderly.


Left to Right - Armand Christopher (D-10), Felix Lozada (D-6), John Johnson (D-3), Johnny Rodriguez (D-5), Carmen Arana (D-1), Irwin "Bill" Gart (D-11), Lydia Simpson (D-2), Cannon Flowers (D-7), Sara Wick (D-14) and Trini Garza (Chairman), Chiyoko Douglas (D-8), Mary Sparks (D-9), Syl Benenson (D-13) and Marlene Cohen (D-12)

 Calendar of Events



Community Resources








​​​News Center​

Senior Medical Transportation Program (SMTP)

Senior Medical Transportation Program (SMTP) (Spanish)

MayFair 2017

2017 Older Americans Monthly Activities

Senior Dental Health Program

Contact Information:

Office of Senior Affairs
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla, Room 6DN
Dallas, TX 75201​

Cobbie Ransom III, Office of Senior Affairs Administrator
(214) 670-3627

​Valencia Alexander Hooper, Senior Services Manager
(214) 670-5709

Wheelchair Ramp Applications
(214) ​670-4894

Bilingual Assistance