Mayor • Toni N. Harp
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City Hall
165 Church St.,
New Haven, CT 06510

203-946-8200 • Web site: www.cityofnewhaven.com
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Community Services Administration

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

165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510 • 203-946-7907
Administrator • Althra M. Brooks

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

Currently operating Senior Centers are:
• Atwater Senior Center
26 Atwater St., New Haven, CT 06513 • 203-946-8558
Elderly Specialist • Filomena Fiondella
• Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center
255 Goffe St., New Haven, CT 06511 • 203-946-8541
Elderly Specialist • Gwendolyn Grady
• East Shore Senior Center
411 Townsend Ave., New Haven, CT 06512• 203-946-8544
Elderly Specialist • Michele Clark Butler

LifeBridge Community Services administers Meals on Wheels Program for homebound and isolated. 
Call: 203-752-9919. Director of Food Services and Enterprises • Kathy Pontin
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
Web site: www.agencyonaging-scc.org

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

Office of New Haven Residents

“Created to assist residents of the ‘Elm City’ who are seeking resources and information about the wide array of services available in the city.” 
165 Church St.
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel.: 203-946-8085

Supportive Services for Families and Caregivers

Contact Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut at 203-786-8533 about such services, including 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, with funds from Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, 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

203-672-7837
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Web site: www.marywade.org

Tax Relief and Similar Programs

For information about such programs, 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. John Keyes

Public Library system

Web site: www.cityofnewhaven.com/library
City Librarian • Martha Brogan • 203-946-8139

Public Information Officer • Kathie Hurley • 203-946-7700
Hours: Main Library (Ives Branch): Mon. 12 to 8; Tues.-Thurs. 10 to 8; Fri. & Sat. 1 to 5. Closed Sun.

Branches: Hours may vary. Call branch for information.

Main Library (Ives Branch)
133 Elm St., New Haven, CT 06510 • 203-946-8130

Fair Haven Branch
182 Grand St., New Haven, CT 06513 • 203-946-8115

Mitchell Branch
37 Harrison St., CT 06515 • 203-946-8117

Stetson Branch
200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT 06511 • 203-946-8119

Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch
303 Washington Ave., New Haven, CT 06519 
203-946-2228

Readmobile (mobile unit)
Contact • Cathy DeNigris • 203-946-8124

CALL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES.

Police Department

1 Union Ave., New Haven, CT 06518
Non-emergencies: 203-946-6316
Chief • Anthony Campbell • 203-946-6333

Substations:
• Beaver Hills. 366 Whalley Ave. 203-946-7065
• Dixwell. 26 Charles St. 203-946-7566
• Downtown/Wooster Square. 203-946-7826
• Dwight/Kensington/West River. 130 Edgewood Ave. 203-946-7597
• East Shore. 826 Woodward Ave. 203-946-7163
• Fair Haven. 255 Blatchley Ave., 203-946-7377
• Hill North. 88-90 Hallock. 203-946-7273
• Hill South. 410 Howard Ave. 203-946-7504

Fire Department

Headquarters: 952 Grand Ave., New Haven, CT 06511
Non-emergencies: 203-946-6237
Interim Chief • John Alston, Jr. • 203-946-6300

Fire stations:
• Central (Dept. Hdqrs. and Fire Marshal). 952 Grand Ave.
• Dixwell. 125 Goffe St.
• East Battalion Hdqrs. 412 Lombard St.
• Fair Haven Heights. 73 East Grand Ave.
• Hill. 525 Howard Ave.• Lighthouse. 2 Lighthouse Rd.
• West Battalion Hdqrs. 120 Ellsworth Ave.
• Woodward. 826 Woodward Ave.
• Westville. 105 Fountain St.
• Whitney. 350 Whitney Ave.

New Haven’s Population by Age

(Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)
60-64 5,072
65-74 6,446
75-84 3,756
85+ 1,794
Total 60+ 17,068
Total population of
New Haven: 129,779
Percentage 60 years of age or over: 13.2%
Land area: 18.9 sq. mi.

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