County to hold hearing on senior plan

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The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services (Area Agency on Aging), and its Advisory Council will hold their Annual Public Hearing on Thursday, June 6, from 1:30-3 p.m., at the Sparta Senior Center, 39 Trapasso Drive, Sparta.

The purpose of the Hearing is to receive comments on the proposed 2020 Area Plan Update, which generates funding for Sussex County through the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. The Public Hearing will summarize the planning and contracting process. In addition, a presentation of currently funded programs will be provided. Several service agencies will be available to provide information and answer questions.

Attendees will have an opportunity to voice their opinions on current service needs for the seniors of Sussex County.

A copy of the 2019-2021 Area Plan Contract, including all currently funded services by the Sussex County Area Agency on Aging, can be obtained by visiting the Division of Senior Services website at

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