Programs For the Elderly

Department Of Social Services Programs For the Elderly
SNAP
The SNAP program assists those who are eligible with food costs. Participants are given a set amount of money and an EBT debit card to use at local grocery stores. Applications are available at the Senior Center.

Medicaid/Title 19
Medicaid/Title 19 assists those who are eligible with medical expenses, durable medical equipment, medication expenses and the cost for nursing homes.

Connecticut Homecare Program
Connecticut Homecare Program assists those who are eligible, who are at risk of nursing home placement, with critical needs such as bathing, dressing, eating meals, and taking medications in order for them to remain at home.

Medicare Savings Program
Medicare Savings Program assists those who are eligible with paying for their Part B premiums which are deducted from monthly Social Security checks.