Learn about programs and services that keep you safe at home and in your community.
These links will take you to 211CT.org, where you can refine your search by town.
Programs that provide your personal medical information to first responders, whether in your car or in your home.
Also known as Medical Emergency Response Systems or Personal Alarm Systems, these devices let you call for help in an emergency by pushing a button.
The Medic Alert/Safe Return program provides people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and their caregivers an I.D. bracelet or necklace, clothing labels and wallet cards which contain information.
Programs and groups that fight fraud and abuse and advocate for senior safety and protection.
Statewide office of Protective Services for the Elderly investigates reports of known or suspected physical or mental abuse, exploitation, or neglect of adults ages 60+.
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.
If you have a complaint, here is information about consumer protection agencies in Connecticut that you can contact.
Training to help seniors remain safe and responsible drivers.
Many local Senior Centers provide seminars and information about Safety & Protection.
CT Senior Medicare Patrol prevents, detects, and reports health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education.
The Ability Beyond Directory of Technology includes information about technology devices that can assist with safety at home.
During this difficult time, more individuals may need assistance from food pantries. Here is the latest information regarding food pantries in the Danbury area.
Our local supermarkets and other stores as well are offering special hours for area seniors. Please be sure to call to confirm before shopping, as the situation may change.