Elderly Services

As mentioned on our homepage, the Department of Elderly Services provides a comprehensive community focal point on aging to meet the needs of the older residents of the city, where many of our opportunities are created for people to come together for a variety of services and activities. The department provides those services and activities in the West Haven Senior Center on a daily basis.

Specifically, those services include the following but are not limited to:

General Information

Outreach & Referral

  • Applying for Entitlement Programs
  • Home Care Services
  • Knowledge Pertaining to: Housing Needs, Senior Housing Contact Information

Educational/Informational Series

  • Housing Needs
  • AARP Programming: Safe Driver Classes, Income Tax Assistance

Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Health & Nutrition

  • Daily Lunch Program
  • Farmers Market Vouchers

Transportation

Informational Guidance Regarding Transportation Services Available

  • MyRide
  • Transportation Services to and from the Senior Center Under the Contract of DATTCO Transportation
  • West Haven Senior Shuttle