Department of Human Services

Department offers an array of services to residents of Woodbridge, including: Fuel Assistance, Emergency Food Assistance, Adult Health Clinic, Flu-shot Clinic, Volunteer Support Programs, Medical Equipment Closet, and services by Municipal Agent for the Elderly. The department provides information, referral and outreach concerning health and social programs available to residents and is available for assistance to older residents in applying for various programs. Trained CHOICES Health Insurance Counselors are available to provide counseling and information to seniors.

4 Meetinghouse Lane
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Director and Municipal Agent
for the Elderly
Mary Ellen LaRocca • 203-389-3429
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Senior Services Social Worker
Judi Young, MSW • 203-389-3429
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Human Services sponsors Friendly Visitor/Telephone Reassurance Program in which volunteers make visits and/or phone calls to those homebound or isolated.

The Woodbridge Center

Five days a week the Center, operated by Woodbridge Human Services, offers to residents who are 60 and older and disabled residents: exercise and community-building programs highlighting health, wellness, the arts, education, recreation, and entertainment. 

4 Meetinghouse Lane
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Director • Jeanette Glicksman
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Center offers: fairs • exercise and fitness programs • forums • speakers • parties • musical programs • notary public services • stamps for sale
• art classes • VNA consultations
• card games • Picklebell • Mahjong
• safe-driving classes • trips • movies
• computer classes • more!

Meetinghouse Cafe, open to the general public of all ages, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Serving bakery items and coffee in the mornings and salads, soups, sandwiches, beverages the rest of the day. All at reasonable prices.

Elderly Luncheon Program provides nutritious hot meals, Tues. & Fri., 12:15 p.m. Reservations required at least day
in advance.

Medical Loan Closet provides portable medical equipment (walkers, wheelchairs, commodes, etc.) to Woodbridge residents on an on-loan basis.

Used Cell Phones. program encourages residents to drop off cell phones, batteries, chargers in good condition at Town Hall or Center for distribution to those over 60 or disabled. 

Transportation Services

Woodbridge seniors and disabled can obtain transportation through Senior Center Elderly Transportation Program and Greater New Haven Transit District.

Elderly Transportation Program for the Senior Center provides limited transportation on first-come, first-served basis to Senior Center, to Amity Stop & Shop (Wed. only) and to medical appointments as scheduling permits. Reservations required. 203-389-3430.

Greater New Haven Transit District,
with office in Hamden, has three programs relevant to Woodbridge seniors:

• Paratransit Service Under Americans With Disabilities Act

• Regional Rides Program 

• Dial-A-Ride

Contact District office for details of requirements, times, locations: 203-288-6282 • Fax: 203-891-6059
Municipal Agent for Elderly also can advise on transportation.

Tax Relief and Similar Programs

Contact Town Assessor Betsy Quist at 203-389-3416.

Probate Court

253 Main St., Ansonia, CT 06401
203-734-1277 • Fax: 203-736-1434
Judge • Hon. Clifford Hoyle

Agency on Aging of
South Central Connecticut

Not a Town of Woodbridge 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

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