Program Application Assistance
The Human Services Department provides staff to assist residents with finding information and completing applications for local, state, and federal assistance programs. These services may enhance the quality of life and we can aid in navigating programs and support residents in applying for them. Call 860-258-2799 for more information or to make an appointment.
Renters' Rebate Program
Connecticut provides a reimbursement program for renters who are elderly or disabled, and whose incomes do not exceed certain limits. Persons renting an apartment or room, or living in cooperative housing or a mobile home may be eligible for this program. Renters' rebates can be up to $900 for married couples and $700 for single persons. The renters' rebate amount is based on a graduated income scale and the amount of rent and utility payments (excluding telephone) made in the calendar year before the year in which the renter applies. An application may be completed with your town social service agency, or the Assessor's Office, depending on the town, between April 1st and October 1st.
For more information or to make an appointment to apply please call Human Services at 860-258-2799.
The CT CHOICES programs, an umbrella for three core AAA services (Medicare, Related Insurance Counseling, Information & Referral, and Benefit Eligibility Screening), provides free, objective, high-quality, and confidential information, counseling, and assistance to older adults and persons with disabilities enabling them to understand and exercise their rights, access and receive benefits to which they are entitled, and make more informed decisions about the quality of life issues.
CHOICES is also an excellent resource for individuals who are “New to Medicare”, for example, just turning 65 years old or eligible for Medicare because of a qualifying illness or disability. Trained CHOICES staff can help consumers navigate life’s stages while reducing stress and confusion.
CHOICES contact Information:
- Toll-Free Number: 1-800-994-9422
- Local Phone Number: 1-860-724-6443
- Fax Number: 1-860-251-6107
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org