Director • Ellen E. Bromley
Front Desk, 8th Floor • 203-977-5652
Social Services, 9th Floor
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Municipal Agent for the Elderly
9th Floor of Government Center
Municipal Agent for the Elderly assists city residents aged 60+ by providing information and referrals to local, state and federal services and benefit programs. The Agent also can help seniors fill out applications for benefits or housing. Programs and services include:
• MedAssist Choices is a free service with trained counselors. Mission is to help residents understand how they
can best handle healthcare choices. Counselors help residents file forms and collect benefits to which they are entitled. Information provided on Medicare supplemental insurance, HMOs, etc. Government Center, 9th Floor.
Hours: By appointment only.
The Stamford Senior Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, non-sectarian organization established in 1996 to help serve the needs of Stamford’s older adult population.
Their Mission is to provide affordable opportunities for older adults in the greater Stamford area to be active and healthy in mind and body and remain connected to their community in a welcoming, safe and diverse environment.
Government Center, 2nd Floor Stamford, CT 06905
203-977-5151 • Fax: 203-977-5152 Website: www.stamfordseniorct.org
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Assistant to Director
Hispanic Program Coordinator
Program Assistant • Esther Bramble
A leading resource for older adults, SilverSource provides supportive services and direct assistance to those in need to ensure the safety, health and quality of life of older residents. SilverSource is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1908. All services are provided free of charge. SilverSource helps the over-60 population and their families navigate emergency situations, manage immediate, short-term issues and plan for long-term transitions. A team of experienced social workers meets the needs of older adults in a spirit of dignity and respect.
Programs and Services: Case Management and Outreach for Benefits Eligibility, Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing, Energy Assistance, Nutrition, and Medical Care, including prescription, vision, dental and hearing needs; Ride to Wellness Medical Transportation; Consultation, counseling and referrals for older adults and their families seeking help or advice regarding a loved one; Aging Information Resource Center; Volunteer Program; Friendly Visitor/Friendly Shopper programs.
2009 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06905
203-324-6584 • E-mail:
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
SilverSource Ride to Wellness Medical Transportation
The Ride to Wellness transportation program is available for over-60 Stamford residents in need of affordable transportation to and from a doctor or a medical professional’s office in Stamford. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., except holidays. For an appointment, please call 203-324-6584.
Municipal Agent for the Elderly has information on support groups, respite programs, more. 203-977-4050.
Groups and programs covered include:
• Access Ambulance Company of Stamford Emergency Medical Services, which has Family and Friends CPR Program. 203-637-2351.
• Access Ambulance Company, Inc. Hours: 24/7 by appointment.
• Dispatch-a-Ride/Easy Access/Town-to-Town. For disabled persons to various points in Stamford/Norwalk area 203-299-5180.
• Share the Fare. All Stamford elderly and disabled individuals are eligible for the Share the Fare Program, which is a reduced fare taxi voucher program. Vouchers are sold in the Cashiering and Permitting Office located in the lobby of the Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT 06901. This office is open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., except in the summer, when it is open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Cash or checks are the only acceptable forms of payment. For more information, please call
Tax Relief Programs
Information regarding various tax/rent circuit breakers, freezes, exemptions and rebates for residents who are elderly, disabled or veterans available from Taxation Services Representatives in Office of Assessment and Tax Collection.
Government Center, 6th Floor
Stamford, CT 06905
203-977-5888 • Fax: 203-977-5553
Director of Assessment
and Collection: William Forker
Connecticut Rent Rebate Program takes place April 1-Oct. 1. The program is open to persons 18 years and older who have been deemed disabled or persons who have turned 65 years of age during the previous calendar
year. There are income limits. For information, call 203-977-4747.
SENIOR MEN’S ASSOCIATION OF STAMFORD
Nonprofit organization open to all men age 55 and older. The group, numbering in the hundreds, is nondenominational but meets every Thurs., Sept.-June, at 10 a.m. at Congregation Agudath Shalom on Strawberry Hill Ave. at Colonial Rd. for speakers, discussions, refreshments, and socializing.
301 Strawberry Hill Ave.
Stamford, CT 06902
Judge • Gerald M. Fox, III
888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06904-2152