Community Services Administration 

Oversees the City’s Departments dealing with health and services for the elderl, the homeless, children, youth,
and families.

165 Church St.,
New Haven, CT 06510 • 203-946-7907
Administrator • Dr. Dakibu Muley

Department of
Elderly Services/
Senior Centers

Department “assists those who are 55 and older to be independent and active and to enjoy a great variety of activities.” Centers serve nutritious hot lunch at 11:30 a.m. (Advance sign-up required.) 

165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510
203-946-7854 • Fax: 203-946-8587
Director • Migdalia Castro

• Atwater Senior Center
26 Atwater St., New Haven, CT 06513
Elderly Specialist • Georgiann Dogolo 203-589-8737

• Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center
255 Goffe St., New Haven, CT 06511
Elderly Specialist • Gwendolyn Grady

• East Shore Senior Center
411 Townsend Ave., New Haven, CT 06512
Elderly Specialist • Michelle Clary-Butler • 203-410-0007

LifeBridge Community Services administers Meals on Wheels Program for homebound and isolated.
Director of Food Service Enterprise • Erin Harkrader. Department has outreach staff to assist with other needs.

Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut

Not a City agency, but one of five area agencies in Connecticut Association of Area Agencies on Aging—a not-for-profit corporation.
One Long Wharf Dr.
New Haven, CT 06511
203-786-8533 • Fax: 203-785-8873

Community Action Agency of
New Haven, Inc.

Serves primarily low-income residents of Greater New Haven area and Lower Naugatuck Valley who have need for emergency assistance or assistance with such things as weatherization and energy problems.
419 Whalley Ave., New Haven, CT 06511• 203-387-7700

Department of
Disability Services

Promotes coordination of resources for persons with disabilities.
165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510
203-946-7833 • Fax: 203-946-8587
Director • Michelle Duprey

Supportive Services for Families and Caregivers

Contact Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut at 203-786-8533 about services including The Connecticut Activities of National Family Caregiver Support Program and Statewide Respite Care Program.

Transportation Services

Senior Centers and Community Action Agency have information on transportation for seniors.

Greater New Haven Transit District/My Ride has programs relevant to New Haven seniors:

• Complementary Paratransit Service per Americans With Disabilities Act
• Regional Rides Program
• Dial-A-Ride • Taxi Voucher Program 

Call District for details of requirements, times, locations and costs.

840 Sherman Ave., Hamden, CT 06514
203-288-6282 • Fax: 203-891-6057

Mary Wade Home
Offers persons 60
+ medical transportation and transportation on weekends to area locations of their choice. Donation from riders welcome.
118 Clinton Ave.,
New Haven, CT 06513
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tax Relief and
Similar Programs

For information contact:
Dept. of Elderly Services at
203-946-7854 and Community
Action Agency at 203-387-7700.

Probate Court

200 Orange St., 1st Fl., P.O. Box 905, New Haven, CT 06504-0905 • 203-946-4880 • Fax: 203-946-5962
Judge • Hon. Clifton E. Graves, Jr.

A Directory of Helpful Information for Seniors, Family Members and Professionals

Comprehensive up-to-date information on senior housing, home care, health and professional services in Fairfield and New Haven Counties.