Community Services Department

The Town of Orange Community Services Department offers a wide range of services including: Senior Services, Youth Services, Special Disability Group, Special Transportation Services, Counseling Administered by Bridges Healthcare, Food Bank, and Fuel Assistance.
525 Orange Center Rd.,
Orange, CT 06477
203-891-4788
Director • Joan Cretella
203-891-4786
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Senior Center

The Senior Center is a component of Orange Community Services and “is committed to providing programs and services that promote independence, creativity, and sound physical and emotional health for residents over the age
of 55.”

525 Orange Center Rd.,
Orange, CT 06477
203-891-4784

Senior Services Coordinator
Dennis Marsh
203-891-4789
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Municipal Agent/Outreach Worker Denise Stein • 203-891-4787 

Activities and classes:
computer classes • painting • yoga
t’ai chi • tap dancing • exercise and fitness programs • personal and driver safety classes • billiards • bingo • bridge writing classes • picnics • social events
• legal clinic • health screenings and discussions • trips • monthly newsletter

Nutritious hot lunch, Mon.-Fri.; reservation and donation requested.
203-891-4765.

Orange Family Counseling

Licensed clinicians from Bridges organization provide services 24/7 on-site in Orange or at Bridges’ central location in Milford for adults, children, families with emotional, developmental,
psychiatric concerns.

605A Orange Center Rd.,
Orange, CT 06477
203-878-6365

Bridges • 549 Bridgeport Ave.,
Milford, CT 06460
203-878-6365

Health Department: Medical Division

Department organized into two basic service areas: Environmental Health Division and Medical Division. Orange Visiting Nurses Association carries out functions of Medical Division.

605A Orange Center Rd.
Orange, CT 06477
203-891-4752 • Fax: 203-891-2169 

Functions of Medical Division: make information and speakers on health available • perform blood-pressure screenings (call for details) • offer flu vaccinations in fall and pneumonia
vaccinations year-round • for homebound residents provide: skilled nursing care; physical, occupational, speech therapy; medical social services; home health aides. 

Supportive Services
for Families
and Caregivers 

Municipal Agent/Outreach Worker Denise Stein at the Community Services Department (call 203-891-4787) can assist with the Food Bank and Fuel Assistance Programs of that Department. The Health Department Medical Division (203-891-4752) and Orange Family Counseling
(203-878-6365) can provide information on other supportive services to families and caregivers. 


Transportation Services

Town provides specially equipped vans to transport seniors and disabled to and from Senior Center and
medical appointments. 48-hrs. notice required. Donation requested.
203-891-4788.

Tax Relief
Assessor’s Office in Town Hall administers various state and local tax exemption programs for blind, disabled, elderly, veterans. 203-891-4723.
Assessor • Mark Branchesi, CCMA II, SPA • 203-891-4724

Probate Court 

70 W. River St.,
Milford, CT 06460
203-783-3205
Judge • Hon. Beverly Streit-Kefalas

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