Providing Adult and Family Support Services to Residents in Need.
Location: Lower level of East Haven Town Hall
Phone: 468–3303 and Fax: 468–3947 Printable East Haven Social Services Directory of Services. Download the free Adobe Reader to view, save and print the directory.
ADA COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Your Town of East Haven ADA Compliance Officer is Candace Criscuolo appointed in June of 2012. Her office is located in the Finance Department on the lower level of East Haven Town Hall. To report violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act email Candace Criscuolo or call Candace at 203–468–3210.
Energy Assistance Community Action Agency (CAA) manages the fuel assistance program. East Haven Social Services assists clients with their applications. Call the East Haven Senior Center 203–468–3277 to schedule an application appointment from October 1st – May 1st. At our office clients with scheduled appointments are taken first, then walk-ins are assisted on a first-come first-served basis.
Visit the CT. Dept. of Social Services for ENERGY ASSISTANCE program information, eligibilty requirements, document requirements and applications.
Short-term Case Management Any resident in an emergency situation will meet with a caseworker. Specific needs are addressed and appropriate referrals are made to state and local agencies.
Information on State & Federal Programs
Healthcare for Uninsured Kids and Youth (HUSKY)
Medical Insurance for Single Adults
Stated Assisted General Assistance (SAGA)
Connecticut Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract to the Elderly and Disabled (CONNPACE)
Homeowner’s Tax Relief Program Available to elderly (65+) and totally disabled homeowners who meet income guidelines. Application period is February 1st through May 15th. Call the East Haven Assessor’s office at 203–468–3233 for details.
Renter’s Rebate Program Available to elderly (65+) and totally disabled renters who meet income guidelines. Application period is May 15th through September 15th. Call East Haven Senior Center for appointments 203–468–3277.
EAST HAVEN SERVICES FOR SENIORS
The East Haven Senior Center at 91 Taylor Ave. offers information and support services. Call 203–468–3277 for more information or visit the Senior Center page.
Transportation for 60-year olds and handicapped residents for medical purposes, shopping and banking.
Daily lunch program
Recreational field trips.
Senior exercise programs.
Meals On Wheels program.
Senior Drivers’ Improvement Education program.
Help with income tax forms.
Monthly web newsletter "Seniors On The Move".
Social Services Elderly Outreach Provides services to frail and homebound residents.
"Lighthouse Keeping & Company" is a program to assist the frail elderly with light housekeeping. Qualified residents must be at least 60 years old and limited in activites of daily life.
Family contacts and caregivers support provided.
Referrals to senior housing, nursing home facilities, and assisted living and congregate housing sites.
Information about home health agencies.
Assistance with forms and applications
SOCIAL SERVICES CONTACTS
Get information, or seek help in a
crisis 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Dial 2–1–1 or 1–800–203–1234
Agency on Aging of South Central CT (AASCC) 1 Long Wharf Drive Suite 1L
New Haven, CT 06511
Community Action Agency (CAA) 781 Whalley Ave
New Haven, CT 06515
Community Soup Kitchen 30 Harrison Avenue
Branford CT 06405
CT Dept. of Social Services Regional Office: 194 Bassett St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Assistance Contract to the
Elderly and Disabled
East Haven Food Pantry Christ and the Epiphany Church
39 Park Place East Haven
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:00a.m. –11:00a.m. and
Saturdays 1:00p.m. –3:00p.m.
East Haven Housing Authority 203–468–3286
East Haven Senior Center 203– 468–3277.
East Haven Social Services 203–468–3303
Employment Assistance Program 203–624–1493, ext. 210 or ext. 213
Food Stamps 1–800–842–1508
Harbor Health Services Inc & Clothing Bank 30 Harrison Avenue
Branford, CT 06405
Homeowner’s Tax Relief Program 203–468–3233.
Healthcare for Uninsured Kids Youth (HUSKY) 1–877–284–8759
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven 203–777–6925.
Renter’s Rebate Program 203–468–3303.
State Assisted General Assistance (SAGA) Medical Insurance for Single Adults
Women Infants & Children (WIC) food program. Call 211 for details.