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Find Medicare health and drug plans, care providers and talk with someone about them.

Medicare Advocacy


The Center advances access to comprehensive Medicare coverage, health equity & quality health care for older people and those with disabilities. They provide legal analysis, education and advocacy. Helpful articles and resources.

Food Assistance


SNAP offers nutrition assistance to individuals and families that provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP helps people purchase food at participating supermarkets, groceries and farmers markets. End Hunger Connecticut.

CT Energy Assistance Program

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Energy Assistance for winter heating. Applications accepted beginning September 1st. Contact New Fairfield Social Services (203) 312-5669.

Operation Fuel

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Operation Fuel serves income eligible households. The program provides a one-time grant of up to $500. to assist families with all energy-type bills. Must apply for CEAP before applying for Operation Fuel for primary heat sources. If denied or exhausted, you may be eligible for grant benefit.

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Financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees that can help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance.

Eldercare Locator


Eldercare Locator is a public service connecting older adults and families to services.  1-800-677-1116

Senior Living Costs

Paying for Senior Care


Review the average costs of Assisted Living by State

Medicare Advantage Plans in Connecticut

Western CT Area Agency on Aging


The AAA will answer questions for all kinds of benefits to people over 60 years of age. Call with questions or concerns, 1-800-994-9422.

Brochures are available at Senior Center.

Repairs - USDA Rural Development


Federal grants and loans to clear dangerous trees and repairs for plumbing, house structure, septic, oil tank removal or other dangers to your home. 

Tax Relief Program


Tax relief program for elderly homeowners and totally disabled homeowners who are legal residents. Applications accepted February 1-May 15th each year.  Income eligible and must be 65 old by December 31 of prior year or 100% disabled by Social Security.  Must meet requirements of State and local statutes and ordinances. Call Assessor's Office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Legal Services

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Connecticut Legal Services provides free legal assistance to seniors (60+) with consumer problems, such as debt collection, identity theft, credit repair, credit discrimination, home improvement, predatory lending, auto fraud. 1-800-453-3320


CAN is the nation's  leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease or frailties of old age.

Hart Transportation


The Town of New Fairfield contracts with the Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) to provide door-to-door paratransit service (SweetHART) for Seniors age 60 or older or persons of any age with disabilities

Safety from Scams


Protect yourselves from scams.

Municipal Tax Deferral Program


Municipal deferral program available to homeowners who qualify by income. Taxes are deferr3ed up to 50% of taxes left owed AFTER reciept of credits on State and Municipal Programs. Deferred taxes are paid back at later time. Call Assessor's office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Elder Law Help

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Help for Connecticut residents with low income solve their legal problems.


Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 

Rebuilding Together

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Provides home repairs for low income homeowners to make homes more accessible. Home owner must be elderly (ages 60+) or have a household member with a disability. For more information call 203-921-1792.



Caring provides resources for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

New Fairfield's Housing & Rehabilitation Program


The Housing Rehabilitation Program funds are administered thru the State of CT.  Low income residents who qualify and have home equity, may receive assistance. Contact Lisa Low & Associates, Small Cities Consultant to New Fairfield, 203-888-5624.

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Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 


Information on access to health and home care, food and nutrition; children, family and older adults; community and social work, financial and employment and programs and services.



Connecticut's program for Health Insurance assistance: outreach, information and referral, counseling, and eligibility screening. Free services to Medicare-eligible individuals, families and caregivers of all ages and income levels.


Choose from a wide array of medical alert systems to stay safe.

Caregivers-Crisis Guide 


Guide for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimers or Other Dementia.

Social Security

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Retirement, disability and survivors benefits.

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The 2-1-1 Navigator Benefits Screener is an interactive interview that allows 2-1-1 CT to generate a list of some state and federal programs that help you.

CT Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer's Association has a dual mission of people and science. Provides support, research, advocacy and education.


To ensure you receive the proper care, read about the different types of dentists and their services.

Senior Resources

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