Senior & social services

Our Responsibility to Our Residents:

 

Our center provides for the needs of our elderly and disabled by providing a broad range of services in programming that enhance quality of life.

Our center has been designated a COMMUNITY FOCAL POINT by Senior Resources Agency on Aging. Our center is open to those age 55 in order, and those who are disabled.

 Membership to use our simply, three dollars per year.

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Griswold Senior Center

22 Soule Street

Jewett City

(behind the

Griswold Town Hall)

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FORMS

Stop by to find the following & learn more:

 

Elderly Housing Medicare, QMB, Handicapped Permit, SLMB

CONTACT

OUR OFFICE

Tina R. Falck

 Director and Municipal Agent

Call Our Senior Center: 860.376-2604

Lisa Martell

Assistant to the Director

 

Senior Van Driver

INCLEMENT WEATHER

 

We may be closed.

Listen to WICH-1310 or WCTY-97.7

or watch WFSB, TV Channel 3 for closings & delays.

TVCCA   MEAL  PROGRAMS

Congregate Luncheon Program

 

Together with TVCCA, the Senior Center provides delicious and nutritious daily lunches Monday through Friday.

Menu choices should be registered one week in advance by stopping into the center or calling the kitchen directly at 860-376-7003.

You must be 60 years or older to participate in the TVCCA lunch program.

Meals on Wheels Program

 

Together with TVCCA, this service is available to our homebound residents.

Daily, nutritious meals will be delivered to your doorstep by one of our Meals-on-Wheels drivers.

For more information, please call TVCCA Elderly Nutrition office at (860) 885-2745

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

Helping Hands Knitting & Crochet Group

Meets Mondays 10:30 - 12:30. Bring your own project & we will teach you.

Infant caps and chemotherapy caps are still needed.

Beginners are always welcome.  Yarn donations are accepted.

 

Blood Pressure Screening

Blood-pressure clinics – weekly at Center with American Ambulance. every Third Thursday at 11 AM  to Noon

 

Foot Care Clinic

Regularly scheduled foot care clinics with a licensed podiatrist held every six to eight weeks.

 

Please call the Senior Center at 376-2604 for an appointment.

This service is provided by Dr. Walter of United Community and Family Services

OUR SERVICES

DIAL A RIDE TRANSPORATION

IS AVAILABLE THROUGH

THE GRISWOLD SENIOR CENTER

Dial-a-Ride Transportation for Individuals who are Seniors or for those who have Disabilities

 

Dial-a-Ride services are available for the Town of Griswold/Jewett City residents for medical trips,

24 hours per day, seven days per week.  There is no fare charged and no money exchanged between the driver and the rider.

Anyone interested in utilizing the service must first register with the Griswold Senior Center by calling 860-376-2604

Other Services

  • Municipal Agent for the elderly (by appointment)
  • Social services assistance
  • Housing information
  • Energy Assistance (in conjunction with TVCCA - call for appointment & additional information)
  • Rental Rebate Program for Elderly and Disabled
  • SNAP - you may be eligible with help with groceries. Call for more information.
  • Daily transportation to medical, shopping in other trips.
  • Dial-A-Ride program - additional transportation available when the centers transportation cannot accommodate your schedule. Call for application in details.
  • Medicare and other insurance advising (including the Medicare Savings Program)
  • AARP Safe Driving Program
  • AARP Tax Preparation
  • Emergency Fuel Fund (priority given to seniors & families with children)
  • Many other educational/informational programs are scheduled throughout the year.
  • Monthly meeting for Caregiver Support Group (with Agency on Aging)

 

TOWN OF GRISWOLD, CT

BOROUGH OF JEWETT CITY, CT