Agency on Aging

Community Programs Funded by AASCC, October 2017- September 2018

The following agencies receive grants from AASCC through Federal Older Americans Act funding to provide services for individuals 60 years of age or older.

Transportation

Interfaith Volunteer Care Givers, Friendly Visiting Plus Transportation
Service Area: South Central Connecticut Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Oxford, West Haven,
Service Provided: Escorted rides to medical appointments provided by volunteers.

Mary Wade, Medical Transportation Program
Service Area: East Haven, Hamden, New Haven, West Haven and Woodbridge
Service Provided: Door-to-door rides to medical appointments Monday through Friday.

Mary Wade, Weekend Transportation Program
Service Area: Hamden, New Haven, North Haven, West Haven
Service Provided: Week-end rides for shopping, social gatherings, church and other activities.

Meriden Senior Center, Medical Transportation
Service Area: Meriden and Wallingford
Service Provided: Rides to medical appointments Monday through Friday.

TEAM, Inc., Medical Transportation
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, Seymour, Shelton
Service Provided: Curb-to-curb rides to medical appointments Monday-Friday. Services are subcontracted to Valley Transit District.

TEAM, Inc., Volunteer Caregivers
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton,
Service Provided: Friendly visiting, shopping for clients, telephone reassurance, transportation and escort to medical appointments and errands. Handy work and yard work, snow shoveling and sanding and mail correspondence assistance.

Community Support Services

BH Care, Inc., Elder Abuse Education Services
Service Area: Ansonia, Branford, Guilford, Hamden, Milford, New Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Woodbridge
Service Provided: Education to older adults and their caregivers on domestic violence at locations such as senior centers and housing sites.

Bridges...A Community Support System, Inc., Counseling and Community Support Services for Older Adults
Service Area: Milford, Orange and West Haven
Service Provided: Mental health and/or substance abuse services

Clifford W. Beers Guidance Clinic, Case Management Services for the Elderly   
Service Area: Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven,

Service Provided: Clifford Beers' case management services for the elderly focused on increasing their social connectiveness to informal community support networks, improving family relations, and advocating on behalf of the client .

Community Health Center, Inc., CHCI Mericares Senior Dental Program
Service Area: Branford, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge
Service Provided: Routine prevention, restorative services and emergency care

Elderly Housing Management, Davenport/Dunbar Apartments, N2LTL
Service Area: Hamden
Service Provided: It's Never too Late to Learn integrates the hardware, software, media and various components necessary to allow virtually any person with any interest in using a computer

New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc. Elder Law Unit
Service Area: South Central Connecticut
Service Provided: Legal services including advice, brief service, full representation, policy advocacy and community education. LAA will provide services for free or will make a referral to an attorney who will provide services for free or at a low cost.

In-Home Services

Communication Advocacy Network, Deaf Elderly Services
Service Area: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Wallingford, West Haven, Woodbridge
Service Provided: Utilizing a pool of trained providers fluent in American Sign Language (ASL), provides assistance with chores, companionship and homemaker shopping duties. 

Franciscan Family Care Center, Inc., The Promoting Independence for Elders Program (The PIE Program)
Service Area: Meriden and Wallingford
Service Provided: Personal, in-home visits that develop supportive relationships.

TEAM, Inc., Homemaking
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, Milford, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton and Woodbridge
Service Provided  Services provided include: light housekeeping, help with grocery shopping, laundry and running errands.

Adult Day Centers

Clelian Adult Day Center
Service Area: Greater New Haven

East Shore Regional Adult Day Center, Inc. DBA Orchard House Adult Day Center
Service Area: Shoreline and Greater New Haven

Mary Wade Adult Day Center
Service Area: Greater New Haven

Health Promotion/Disease Prevention/Medications Management

Griffin Hospital Valley Parish Nurse, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program\
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, New Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Woodbridge
Service Provided:  Through a six-week workshop series, this program teaches techniques that helps individuals live with chronic illnesses.

Griffin Hospital, Evidence Based CDC Diabetes Prevention Program
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, New Haven, Orange, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Woodbridge
Service Provided: Program addressing the multiple factors that contribute to diabetes with the goal of preventing the occurrence of diabetes through diet and meal planning, exercise introduction, lifestyle modification.

Nutrition Program

FSW, Inc.
Service Area: Greater New Haven
Service Provided: Home-delivered and congregate meals.

Team, Inc.
Service Area: Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton
Service Provided: Home-delivered and congregate meals.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Christian Tabernacle Church
Service Area: Greater New Haven
Service Provided: Respite opportunities for grandchildren and grandparent caregivers; monthly support group and phone support.