Milford Council on Aging

Board members appointed by the Mayor for two-year terms (staggered) to provide oversight for the operations of the Milford Senior Center. Meetings are every second Mon. of the month at 5:30 p.m at the Milford Senior Center.

Chairman: Lillian A. Holmes
Philip A. Caporusso, DMD Cynthia R. DeLuca
Richard E. Dowin
Doreen Fontana
Gloria Lanna
Teresa Nolan
Shirley A. Serrano
Beverly Streit-Kefalas

Milford Senior Center

9 Jepson Dr. 06460 • 203-877-5131 (for general information and to reach most of the personnel listed below)
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;
Sun., 12 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 

Executive Director • Janice M. Jackson

Transportation Supervisor • James Convery

Transportation available to and from the Senior Center and to and from medical appointments in Milford. Call at least 48 hours in advance for reservations.

Social Services Information
Christine Lyas • Social Service Worker

Christine is available for home visits to assess and make appropriate referrals concerning older adults.

Notary Public Services
(By appointment only)
Marie Vaughn • Geri Dichkewich
Phyllis Leggett

Milford Food Bank
Sharon Brown • Food Bank Manager
Located at the Senior Center. Donations accepted. Distributes food to food-insecure Milford residents.

Meals-on-Wheels Program Information
Marie Vaughn • MOW Coordinator
Home-delivered meals are distributed on a temporary basis to elderly and disabled clients. A small donation
is requested.

Mini-Lunch Program Wendy Ferraro Kitchen Supervisor

Community Café • Lori Dubel
Site Manager

Insurance Assistance Program Information
Insurance Specialists: John Cornelius
Laura Daneault • Assistance with filling out insurance forms, such as for
Medicare, Title 19, etc.
Call for appointment at 203-877-5131.

Ahrens Program Information
Rita Whiskeyman, Ahrens Program Coordinator. Recreational, nutritional and educational activities provided for older adults with physical or cognitive
impairments. Enables caregivers to have several hours of respite. For more information, call Christine Lyas,
Social Service Worker, at 203-877-5131.

Dancing/Exercise Classes/Creative Arts Classes
For information concerning programs, please contact:
Program Director • Amanda Berry

• Line Dancing Classes (April-October)
Mon., 4:00-5:00 p.m.
($1.00 donation requested)

• Pool Room Mon.-Fri.,
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.;
Mon., 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Sun., 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 

• Consignment and Gift Shop
Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  

Department of
Human Services

Executive Director Deepa Joseph
150 Gulf Street • Milford, CT 06460 203-783-3253

Renters’ Rebate Program

For renters age 65 and over receiving Social Security. Income guidelines vary yearly. Program is administered by Department of Human Services. Contact Human Services for information or to make an appointment to file an application at 203-783-3253.

Energy Assistance Program

Program is for elderly, disabled and low-income individuals and families to help subsidize heating costs. Income and liquid asset guidelines vary yearly. Program is administered by the Department of Human Services as an intake site for TEAM, Inc., in Derby. Milford residents looking for additional information or to schedule an appointment can call the Department of Human Services at 203-783-3253.

Senior Farmers’ Market Food Voucher Program

The Department of Human Services is a designated distribution site for the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. This supplemental food program provides vouchers to eligible seniors that may be redeemed at
local designated farmers’ markets throughout Connecticut, usually July and August.

Probate Court

70 W. River St. 06460
Judge • Beverly Streit-Kefalas

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