We are here to help you.
Who we are:
For over 40 years, Brooklyn-wide Interagency Council of the Aging (BWICA) has served as the umbrella organization for Brooklyn’s 17 interagency councils for the aging.
BWICA provides education and leadership training to Brooklyn’s seniors and their families on issues such as Healthcare, Income Security, Patient’s Rights, Senior Services in the Community, Programs.
As a consumer-driven advocacy organization representing Brooklyn seniors, BWICA’s effectiveness is a result of the active seniors who participate in borough-wide and local council education, network programs that champion the improvement of the quality of life for seniors and disabled persons on federal, state and local levels.
Our main mission...
is EDUCATION, INFORMATION
and ADVOCACY in the Brooklyn community on issues that concern seniors.
FUNDING ALERT: TO ALL OUR MEMBERS. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
The city council has taken our organization's funds out of the budget that will pass on June 30, 2015.
Without funds, we will not be able to continue most of our activities for much longer.
Please click on the funding document icon. (below) The document includes the written message to read to your officials and phone numbers to call. Please read now!