Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
203.458.4200 Guilford Office
203.288.1623 Hamden Office
Serving Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Derby, Durham, East Haddam, East Haven, Essex, Guilford, Haddam, Hamden, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Northford, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, Westbrook, Woodbridge, CT

Agency on Aging of South Central CT

June 19, 2013

Provides a continuum of opportunities, care and support services that allow older Americans to remain in their homes and communities, avoiding unwanted and unneeded institutionalization, and to age in place with dignity,
respect and maximum independence


SITE:         One Long Wharf Drive 
                  New Haven, CT 06511


PHONE:     203-785-8533 or 1-800-994-9422




SERVICES:   Community Choices provides one-on-one telephone/in-person counseling and library materials on a broad range of topics of interest (such as Medicare, Medigap insurance, Social Security, social services programs) to older adults and their caregivers, and finds callers help and matching services through programs such as

  • CHOICES ("Connecticut's program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach Information and referral Counseling Eligibility Screening")
  • Medi$ave, which educates consumers about reading their health care statements to prevent errors in the Medicare and Medicaid systems,
  • Home Share Match, which helps match those in search of affordable housing with home providers in need of extra income or services;
  • Seniors Guide to Services -- Compilation of resources and contacts, available in print and online

Home Care Program for the Elderly and Respite Care Management Programs provide assessment of need, ongoing care management and subsidized home care services to eligible individuals age 65 and older, as well as supporting their caregivers.  NOTE: As of May 2009 the Alzheimer's Respite Program is closed to new clients due to State budget cuts.

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