Please contact Heather Noblin, Municipal Agent for the Elderly, for the Town of Madison for more information, or to schedule an appointment for assistance regarding these topics.
The State of Connecticut's 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you find the help you need. Dial 2-1-1 or search online. If you are outside of Connecticut or have a problem using the 2-1-1-number, dial 1-800-203-1234.
Abuse, Neglect, Fraud, & Protective Services
Cases of abuse, neglect, fraud, or concerns are referred to either the Police Department or to the Department of Social Services Protective Services for the Elderly.
Aging Issues - Memory and Care
Information is available by appointment regarding:
- Local adult day care centers
- Assisted living
- Nursing home facilities and senior housing
- Chore/homemaker and friendly visitor services
- Companion/home health aid and live-in services
- Respite care and long term care information
- Living wills
- Handicap parking permits
- Notary services
Senior Café, Meals on Wheels and Food Pantry
Lunch is prepared fresh Monday through Friday by our in-house Chef. The menu is printed monthly in the Trends and Traditions Newsletter. The menu changes each month and with the seasons. Please call (203) 245-5627 to reserve your seat. The fee for lunch is $4.00. If you cannot afford that fee, there is a program that may be able to help. Please see Heather for information.
Meals on Wheels
This service is available to Madison Seniors with a doctor's permission Hot meals are delivered Monday through Friday around noontime. 4-5 days notice is required.
The food pantry is operated by the Madison Community Services and is available in Madison for those who need the assistance and is located at the First Congregational Church. The food pantry is open on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations to the food pantry are always welcome; please contact Community Services at 203-245-3031.
Department Of Social Services Programs For the Elderly
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 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.
State Fuel Assistance Program
The State Fuel Assistance Program is for participants heating with oil, other consumable fuel or electric heating. One family member must be aged 60 or over, or disabled. Proof of income, rent, and utility expenses must be presented at time of application.
Eversource customers who are struggling to keep up with energy bills can get assistance now by calling us at 800-286-2828 or visiting (http://www.eversource.com/billhelp)
Connecticut Energy Assistance Program
The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps families pay for their heating and energy bills using Federal LIHEAP funding. Eligible applicants include those who receive cash from the State, food stamps or state administered general assistance, or whose annual household income is at or below 150% the federal poverty guideline.