Elders, Senior Citizens

Home Care Program for Elders


Giving people the opportunity to stay home instead of going to a nursing home. Referrals accepted online at



Consumer Law Project for Elders



Provides free legal assistance to seniors over 60 with consumer legal problems.


State of Connecticut Department of Social Service


Program that provides services to assist individuals to stay at home instead of going into a Nursing home. Applicant must meet guidelines.


Protective Services for the Elderly

(203) 974-8029 or 2-1-1 (after hours)


Social Security



Center for Medicare Advocacy



Agency on Aging

1 Long Wharf Drive

New Haven, CT  06511

(203) 785-8533



SCCAA Home Care Programs for Elders

(203) 752-3040 or 1-800-445-5394

Program provides eligible individuals with assessment, care management, and payment for home and community-based services.


CT Statewide – Respite Care Program

1-800-994-9422 or (203) 785-8533

Program pays for up to a variable amount in respite care services per family, per year.


Charlies Closet

(203) 453-8359

310 State Street

Guilford, CT  06473


Accepts donations of used medical equipment, checks for safety, provides it to people in the community for a nominal fee of $1.00. Equipment Loan Program for items such as wheelchairs, walkers, bath chairs, and the like.



Geriatric Assessment Clinics

Dorothy Adler Center                    (203) 688-6361

Hospital of St. Raphael                   (203) 789-4222

Masonic Geriatric Health              (203) 284-3900

Mid-State Medical Center            (203) 237-3000

Shelton Lakes                                    (203) 922-3666


Provides comprehensive medical, psychological, cognitive, and social assessments for older adults.