Useful Contacts

WCAAA expands network dedicated to connecting seniors and people with disabilities to benefits and updates, making it easier for eligible individuals to find and apply for benefits to improve their lives.

Area Agencies On Aging: (800) 994-9422 

North Central, NCAAA
Phone Number: (860) 724-6443
Mailing Address: 151 New Park Ave, Box 75 / Hartford, Connecticut 06106

Senior Resources, ECAAA
Phone Number: (860) 887-3561 | Toll Free (in-state only) 800-690-6998
Mailing Address: 19 Ohio Avenue, Suite 2 / Norwich, CT 06360
Fax: 860-886-4736 | Email: seniorinfo@seniorresourcesec.org

South Central, AASCC
Phone Number: (203) 785-8533
Mailing Address: One Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L / New Haven, CT 06511

Southwestern, SWCAA
Phone Number: (203) 333-9288 | Toll-Free Number 1-800-994-9422
Mailing Address: 1000 Lafayette Blvd., 9th Floor / Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fax Number (203)332-2619

Western, WCAAA
Phone Number: (203) 757-5449 | Toll-Free Number: 800-994-9422
Mailing Address: 84 Progress Lane, Waterbury, CT 06705
Fax Number: 203-757-4081 | Email: info@wcaaa.org

 

Independent Living Center

Independence Northwest
Phone Number: (203) 729-3299 | Fax: 203-729-2839
Mailing Address: 1183 New Haven Road, Suite 200 / Naugatuck, CT 06770
Email: info@independencenorthwest.org

 

Department of Social Services (DSS) Regional Offices

DSS Client Information Line & Benefits Center: Call 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)   (TTD/TTY 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties). DSS Field offices: 

Bridgeport Field Office
Office Address - 925 Housatonic Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606-5700
Phone: 203-551-2700

Danbury Field Office
Address - 342 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810-5833
Phone: (203) 207-8900

New Haven Field Office
Address - 50 Humphrey Street, New Haven CT, 06513-2905
Phone: 855-626-6632

Torrington Field Office
Address - 62 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 1, Torrington, CT 06790-9983
Phone: (860) 496-6900

Waterbury Field Office
Address - 249 Thomaston Ave., Waterbury, CT 06702-1397
Phone: (203) 597-4000 (855) 626-6632

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
Torrington (860) 496-6950
Danbury (203) 207-8900

State Department of Aging (860) 424-5274 or (866) 218-6631

 

Legal Services                                             

CT Legal Services, Phone: 860.344.0447 | FAX: 860.346.2938
85 Central Avenue / Waterbury, CT 06702| Phone: (203) 756-8074 Fax: (203) 754-0504

Statewide Legal Services of CT (800) 453-3320

CT Law Help: Toll-free: 1-800-453-3320 | From Middletown and Hartford: 860-344-0380

 

Medicare/Medicaid

Husky Health Connecticut: Call 1-877-CT-HUSKY (1-877-284-8759)
TDD/TTY: 1-866-492-5276
Medicare: (800) 633-4227
Medicaid: Husky Health CT- Provider Lookup: (866) 409-8430
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services:
Community Health Network of CT: 1800-859-9889
Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP): 1-800-994-9422
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

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

Waterbury Office: 51 NORTH ELM ST, SUITE 1 / WATERBURY, CT 06702
Phone: 1-877-405-4874 / TTY: 1-800-325-0778

Danbury Office: 131 West St / Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: (860) 275-7821 / 1-866-275-7821 | TTY: 1-203-744-2172

Torrington Office: 147 LITCHFIELD STREET / TORRINGTON, CT 06790
Phone: 1-877-405-0486 | TTY: 1-860-626-9568

 

Other

National Alzheimer's Association (800) 356-5502
Access Health CT: 1-855-805-4325    |    TTY: 1-855-789-2428
Administration for Community Living: (202) 401-4634
American Association of People With Disabilities  Phone numbers: 202-521-4316 | 800-840-8844
American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345
American Diabetes Association (800) 842-6323
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): 800-514-0301 (voice), 800-514-0383 (TTY)
American Geriatrics Society: Phone: 212.308.1414 | Fax: 212.832.8646
AARP: Doctors, Attorneys, Rental Cars, Home Health Care Services, Pharmacies, Free Tax Preparation Services and much more.
Phone: 1-866-295-7279 (toll-free) | Email: ctaarp@aarp.org
Benefits: Your Path to government benefits:
Benefits Check Up:
Caregiver Action Network: (202) 454-3970 | E-mail: info@caregiveraction.org
CT State Dental Association (860) 278-5550
ConnPACE (800) 423-5026 ConnPace Application-Benefits CheckUp
Connecticut Alliance of Basic Human Needs: Phone Number: 860-560-2100 Email: cabhn@endhungerct.org
Connecticut Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership/ Value Options: 1877-552-8247
Connecticut Community Care, Inc., CCCI (203) 596-4800 or (800) 654-2183
Connecticut Dental Health Partnership / BeneCare: 866-420-2924 | 855-CTDENTAL (855-283-3682)

CT Elder Law:

Eastern CT (Willimantic area)
800-413-7796 or 860-456-1761

Western CT (Waterbury/Litchfield County)
800-413-7797 or 203-756-8074

Southwestern CT
Bridgeport: 1-800-809-4434 or 203-336-3851
Stamford: 203-348-9216

Northcentral CT (Hartford area)
860-541-5000

Southcentral CT
New Haven: 203-946-4811

Connecticut Homecare Program for Elders, Central Office (800) 445-5394
CT Law Help: Toll-free: 1-800-453-3320 | From Middletown and Hartford: 860-344-0380
CT Tech Act  CT Tech Act Project: Phone number: 860-424-4881(voice) 860-424-4839 (TTY) 860-424-4850 (fax) 800-537-2549 (Toll-Free In state)
Department of Consumer Protection, Complaints (800) 842-2649
Department of Veteran Affairs (800) 447-0961
Domestic Violence, Crisis Line (888) 774-2900
DSS Division of Health Services Pharmacy Unit/contractor HP: Member  services: 1-866-409-8430 | Prior authorization assistance: 1 866-409-8386
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
Families for Better Care: Phone Number: (850) 491-0066 | Email:  info@familiesforbettercare.com
Family Caregiver Alliance: (800) 445-8106 toll free, (415) 434-3388
Generations United: Phone Number: 202-289-3979
Health Reinsurance Assoc. (800) 842-0004
Health Finder: healthfinder@hhs.gov
Hospice & Pallative Care of CT (888) 633-6664
HUSKY, Insurance for Children (860) 424-5543 or (800) 656-6684
Independent Living Institute: Telephone: (845) 342-1162 | 08-506 22 179.
Independence Northwest, Persons w/Disabilities Programs/Counseling (203)729-3299
INFOLINE (24 Hour Crisis Hotline) 211
Leading Age: 202-783-2242| Email: info@leadingage.org
LogistiCare: 1-888-248-9895 | Reservations: 1-866-684-0409
Money Management Program (800) 870-1852 (New Opportunities)
Money Management Program (DMHAS)
Medicare Matters: National Council on Aging
My Place Connecticut 1-888-599-5046
National Association of Triads: Phone number: 800.424.7827 Fax: 703.838.5349
National Council on Aging: 571-527-3900
National Organization on Disability: PHONE: 646-505-1191 FAX: 646-505-1184
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

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation: +1 202.690.7858 | Email: osaspeinfo@hhs.gov
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: healthypeople@hhs.gov.
Partnership for LTC Insurance (800) 547-3443
Pension Action Center: 617.287.7307
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)
Senior Resources(ECAAA) Toll Free (in-state only) 800-690-6998 | Phone: 860-887-3561 | Fax 860-886-4736 | Email: seniorinfo@seniorresourcesec.org
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Toll Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775‚Äč