Congregate Housing Services (CHSP)

The CHSP program is offered in subsidized housing with care planning, coordination and monitoring of services for seniors and persons with disabilities financed by HUD, US Department of Agriculture, and the WCAAA through the State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services. Clients are asked to contribute a 25% of the cost of services, up to 20% of their adjusted gross income.

Depending on need, services may include:

  • Congregate meals / Meals on Wheels
  • Personal emergency response systems
  • Adult day care
  • Transportation
  • Foot care
  • Personal care assistance or homemaker

The housing sites serviced by the WCAAA Congregate Housing Services Program are:

Chestnut Grove, Winsted (860) 307-7352
George B. Lewis I, Naugatuck (203) 720-1431
George B. Lewis II, Naugatuck (203) 729-0508
Grace Meadows, Southbury (203) 262-4678
Nunnawauk Meadows, Newtown (203) 426-0659
Torringford West, Torrington (860) 482-3357
Greenwood Garden, Winsted (860) 379-6517

WCAAA's Professional Assessment Committee (PAC) meets regularly to approve services for clients after assessments are made. These cases and care plans are reviewed anonymously at the meetings by the PAC committee members and services may be approved or modified at that time. For more information on the Congregate Housing Services Program, please call the WCAAA office at (203) 757-5449 or (800) 994-9422.

Click here for a list of housing options.