Click on the buttons below to link to the resources listed.




Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging

(203) 757-5449

The WCAAA serves our region by developing programs and services for seniors, caregivers and persons with disabilities. Some of the programs available to those who qualify include Money Follows the Person, Caregiver Respite, and the Assistive Technology Center.




AgeWellCT

http://www.agewellct.org

An excellent "master" resource for information, services and ideas. Great info for individuals and families.



Medicare

The official Medicare.gov website.

To access Medicare by phone, use these numbers:

  • 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



Medicare Advocacy Center

(860) 456-7790

The Center for Medicare Advocacy’s mission is to advance access to comprehensive Medicare coverage and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities by providing exceptional legal analysis, education, and advocacy.




State of Connecticut Department of Social Services, Elders Programs

http://www.ct.gov/dss/site/default.asp?agingservicesNav=%7C44984%7C

Waterbury (203) 597-4000 (855) 626-6632  (Waterbury Regional Office)




Woodbury Municipal Agent

Sandee Vicari, Woodbury Social Services

(203) 263-4117

The Municipal Agent advocates for seniors in town, linking people in need to programs and services, providing information and referrals, and assisting with applications. 



Independence Northwest

(203) 729-3299

Independence Northwest provides information, advocacy and resources for those living with disabilities in our region.



Department of Veterans Affairs

https://www.va.gov/

(800) 447-0961

Veterans benefits information, applications and program management



Social Security

http://ssa.gov

1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).




Transportation (Woodbury residents only)
  • Senior Bus - (203) 263-2828
  • FISH - volunteer drivers for local medical appointments; rider must be ambulatory - please call 2 days in advance (203) 263-4888



LGBT Resources

The State of Connecticut has established a landing page for resources for LGBT seniors




Pomperaug District Department of Health Senior Resource Directory

A good source for finding local helps and services in Woodbury, Southbury and Oxford - excellent for long distance caregivers














Woodbury Senior Center