Helpful Resources

Phone Numbers

Area Agencies On Aging: (800) 994-9422

Southwestern, SWCAA (203) 333-9288
North Central, NCAAA (860) 724-6443
South Central, AASCC (203) 785-8533
Senior Resources, ECAAA (860) 887-3561
Western, WCAAA (203) 757-5449

Independent Living Center

Independence Northwest (203) 729-3299

Department of Social Services (DSS) Regional Offices

For general info. and program applications:

Waterbury (203) 597-4000 (855) 626-6632
Danbury (203) 207-8900
Torrington (860) 496-6900

Alternate Care Unit (860) 424-5240 or (800) 445-5394
Northwest Ombudsman (203)597-4181
Protective Services, Waterbury (203) 597-4141 or (888) 385-4225
Protective Services, Torrington (860) 496-6950
Protective Services, Danbury (203) 207-8900
State Department of Aging (860) 424-5274 or (866) 218-6631

Legal Services

CT Legal Services, CLS, Statewide Screening (800) 453-3320
CT Legal Services, Housing, Disability, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Medicaid (800) 413-7797 or Waterbury (203) 756-8074

Medicare/Medicaid

Medicare General (800) 633-4227
Medicaid Participating Doctors/Dentists (866) 409-8430
Center for Medicare Advocacy, Denials for Medicare, Medicaid, HMO (800) 262-4414 or (860) 456-7790
Medicare, Railroad Retirees Only (800) 833-4455

Social Security

Enrollment, New or Lost Cards (800) 772-1213

 

Waterbury (877) 405-4874
Danbury (860) 275-7821
Torrington (877) 405-0486

Other

National Alzheimer's Association (800) 356-5502
American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345
American Diabetes Association (800) 842-6323
CT State Dental Association (860) 278-5550
ConnPACE (800) 423-5026
Connecticut Community Care, Inc., CCCI (203) 596-4800 or (800) 654-2183
Connecticut Homecare Program for Elders, Central Office (800) 445-5394
Department of Consumer Protection, Complaints (800) 842-2649
Domestic Violence, Crisis Line (888) 774-2900
Eldercare Locator (800) 677-1116
Elderly Nutrition Programs, Meals on Wheels/CNV Area (203) 757-7738 or (800)445-3677
Elderly Nutrition Program, Meals on Wheels/Danbury Area (203) 743-5418 or (800-445-3677
Elderly Nutrition Program, Meals on Wheels/Litchfield Area (860) 489-2587
Health Reinsurance Assoc. (800) 842-0004
Hospice & Pallative Care of CT (888) 633-6664
Independence Northwest, Persons w/Disabilities Programs/Counseling (203)729-3299
INFOLINE (24 Hour Crisis Hotline) 211
Money Management Program (800) 870-1852
Partnership for LTC Insurance (800) 547-3443
Qualidigm, Assesses Hospital Discharges (860) 632-2008 or (800) 553-7590
Services for the Blind (BESB) Voice (800) 842-4510 or TTD (860) 249-8525 (Ext. 3103)
Department of Veteran Affairs (800) 447-0961
HUSKY, Insurance for Children (860) 424-5543 or (800) 656-6684
New Opportunities Energy Assistance (203) 756-8151
New Opportunities (203) 575-9799
    Chore Program Ext. 237
    COPE Program Ext. 244
    Renter's Rebate Ext. 244
    Senior Companion Ext. 214
    RSVP Ext. 220
    Foster Grandparents Ext. 245
Voice Care, Emergency Response System Ext. 209
Tribury Friendly Visitors, Southbury, Woodbury, Middlebury (203) 262-0667