Find programs that provide legal, financial and tax assistance to help with issues unique to seniors.
These links will take you to 211CT.org, where you can refine your search by town.
Find legal advices for Federal and State Assistance Programs.
Receives legal representation for seniors ages 60+ who have issues with long term care, including Medicaid, housing, consumer and nursing homes.
Receive help to pay your primary heat source bills.
These programs assist Connecticut residents with heating fuel and utilities payments.
These programs help eligible households who are experiencing financial hardship by preventing the disconnection of heat and utility services.
Customers can request "budget billing," an arrangement which averages yearly electrical consumption into equal monthly payments.
Find assistance in tax return preparation.
Property Tax Credit and Rent Rebate Programs for low income elderly or disabled persons. Also, Property Tax Exemption Program for wartime-duty veterans who are Connecticut residents.
Low income veterans can apply for monthly pension payments.
Fund provides temporary financial assistance to needy Connecticut wartime veterans, their spouses and their minor children.
Find disability, retirement, widow/widower benefits, as well as questions about check information.
Through the CT Dept. of Social Services there are a variety of financial assistance programs offered.
Money Management assists adults age 55 and above for whom monthly bill payment is a struggle. Volunteers may also provide help with regular accounting tasks such as managing income and expenses and balancing the checkbook.
Find resources such as government benefits to housing to funeral contracts and much more.
Check to see if you qualify for financial assistance as it relates to health insurance choices and programs.
Offers seniors with consumer problems free legal assistance through its Consumer Law Project for Elders Hotline: 1-800-296-1467.
United Way of Western Connecticut’s (UWWC) Financial Opportunity Center empowers individuals and families in Western Connecticut to take steps to become financially stable. We offer several programs to help households understand their finances and create budgets, start saving, reduce debt, build assets and plan for the future.
El Centro de Oportunidades Financieras de United Way of Western Connecticut capacita a individuos y familias en Connecticut a tomar medidas para volverse estable financieramente. Ofrecemos varios programas para ayudar su familia a entender sus finanzas y crear presupestos, empezar a ahorrar, reducir la deuda, construir bienes y planificar para el futuro.
Join ALICE Saves and you’ll be enrolled in SaverLife which helps you learn how to save money. Plus, you’ll have access to FREE financial counseling through Trusted Advisor, a program which helps you get on the path to financial security.
Únase a ALICE Saves y estará inscrito en SaverLife, que le ayudará a aprender cómo ahorrar dinero. Además, tendrá acceso a una asesoría financiera GRATIS a través de Trusted Advisor, un programa que le ayudará a encontrar el camino hacia su seguridad financiera.
Free tax preparation programs in Western CT to help you keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket.
¡Preparación de impuestos GRATIS! - Programas en nuestra comunidad pueden ayudarle a mantener más de su dinero ganado en su bolsillo.
Provides free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers.
Each city and town have programs for tax return assistance. Find your local tax assistance program.
State law provides a property tax credit program for Connecticut homeowners who are elderly or totally disabled, and whose incomes do not exceed certain limits.
Veterans who served during wartime are eligible for a reduction on the assessed value of their property, if they own property in town, or on their motor vehicle if they do not own property in town.
Check with your senior center, town, or bank to receive notary public services. Find your local notary public services.
Visit your town's Senior Center page to learn about local resources.
Whether you have significant savings or are living on a more fixed income, your money has to be managed very carefully. With the rising cost of long term care, everyday expenses, and inflation, we can all use some tips on how to boost our budget and make our money last longer.
Preparing for retirement is important when it comes to financial security and peace of mind as we get older. According to the United States Department of Labor, the average American spends approximately 20 years in retirement, which means having a financial plan is essential.