A full range of social services is provided by Wallingford Senior Center  Social Worker supporting seniors in our community by promoting self-sufficiency to remain independent.  The Wallingford Senior Center is a resource center and link to learning about programs, services, benefits, and other areas of interest to seniors.  Seniors receive benefit counseling, eligibility information for federal, state and community services and help filling out forms to apply for benefits.  Outreach extends to educational presentations and training programs  on a wide variety of issues relevant to the senior population. 

 

Programs Available at the Wallingford Senior Center:

 

Veteran Services:  George Messier, Wallingford’s Veteran Service Officer, is available to answer questions and assist with benefit information.  Appointments are required. See the Wallingford Senior Center newsletter for more information.

Benefit Screening:  Are you eligible for any State or Federal Programs? Benefit QuickLINK is a free and confidential program which can quickly screen for eligibility. Appointments are required. See the Wallingford Senior Center newsletter for more information.

Connecticut Fuel Assistance Program:  The Wallingford Senior Center is an intake site for Wallingford residents age 60+. Appointments are required. See the Wallingford Senior Center newsletter for more information.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program(SNAP): Formerly the Food Stamp Program, SNAP can help with your grocery bill. Appointments are required. See the Wallingford Senior Center newsletter for more information.

Senior Community Café: LifeBridge Community Services serves a lunch to  persons 60 and over everyday at 11:40 A.M. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. Call 203-265-3508 between 9A.M. and 11A.M. A donations of $3.00 per meal is requested.

 

 

Additional Social Service Agencies:

 

 State of Connecticut………… Info Line 211

 Medicare: Agency on Aging of S. Central Ct ……….203-785-8533

                   Medicare ………………….800-772-1213

Food Stamps: Department of Social Services…………………….855-626-6632 and follow prompts

Meals on Wheels: Life Bridge Community Services……………….203-752-9919

Housing: Wallingford Housing Authority……….203-269-517

Social Security: Meriden Social Security office…………877-409-8429

                            Federal Social Security office………….800-772-1213

Wallingford Youth & Social Services: ……………………… 203-294-2175 under 60 referrals

Homecare Services: Talk to your Physician

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Energy Assistance: New Opportunities…………203-235-0278

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Elderly Protective Services: 888-385-4225