Hamden Information:

Mayor • Curt Balzano Leng


E-mail: cleng@hamden.com

Help Desk for complaints and concerns:203-287-7676  

E-mail: HELP@Hamden.com

Government Center

2750 Dixwell Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518


Web site: www.hamden.com


​Elderly Services Department

2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518

203-287-2547 • Fax: 203-287-2693

Hamden Elderly Services Coordinator and Municipal Agent

Suzanne Burbage

E-mail: sburbage@hamden.com


Miller Senior Center

2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518

203-287-2547 • Fax: 203-287-2693

Senior Community Café: 203-287-0057 (Mon.-Fri.).

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; closed holidays

• Programs focus on: speakers and educational presentations; AARP income tax assistance (by appointment); recreational and social offerings; wellness clinic. Call: 203-287-2547.

• Senior Community Café serves lunch in Center’s Social Hall. Reservations must be made by noon the day before. Requested donation: $3. • Call: 203-287-0057.
• Cards. Gold Key Card allows residents 62 and older reduced rate admission to school system sporting events, concerts, theater productions and senior-rate registration for Adult Education courses. Call: 203-407-2000.

Elderly Outreach Office

2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 • 203-287-2691

Located in Miller Senior Center, Elderly Outreach Office provides information, referrals, assistance to Hamden seniors, particularly with regard to: Renter’s Rebate Program, Fuel/Energy Assistance Program, homebound visits, grant assistance and various emergency situations.

​​Community Services Department

M.L. Keefe Community Center

11 Pine St., Hamden, CT 06514

203-562-5129 • Fax: 203-562-2026
Department provides educational, recreational and social services at Keefe Center.

Adult Day Care

There are two adult day care centers in Hamden:

Clelian Adult Day Center

261 Benham St., Hamden, CT 06514

203-288-4151 • Fax: 203-299-0551

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Center seeks “to meet the spiritual, psychological, social and medical needs of frail elderly and impaired adults in a loving and caring environment.”
• Meals: Center provides continental breakfast, full lunch, afternoon snack.
• Services: nursing services; physical and occupational therapy; podiatry; hair care; bathing assistance; dietary services; pastoral care; family counseling.
• Recreational programs: also available.

Partnerships Center for Adult Day Care, Inc.

Three Industrial Circle

Hamden, CT 06517

203-248-8854 • Fax: 203-287-1880
Partnerships Center is medical model adult day care center serving frail and isolated elderly and physically or mentally impaired adults.

Supportive Services for Families and Caregivers

Partnerships Center for Adult Day Care, Inc., offers information, referrals and other support. Call: 203-248-8854.
Clelian Adult Day Center offers “reminders and resources” for families of clients. Call: 203-288-4151.

Transportation Services

Elderly Services Department operates minibus to Miller Senior Center, doctors' appointments, errands, shopping. Call: 203-288-2885.

Greater New Haven Transit District/My Ride

840 Sherman Ave., Hamden, CT 06514

203-288-6282 • Fax: 203-288-7471

To cancel, change, confirm or reserve ride: 203-288-6643

District has three programs relevant to Hamden seniors:
• Complementary Paratransit Service Under Americans With Disabilities Act
• Regional Rides Program
• Dial-A-Ride
Call District for details of requirements, times, locations. 203-288-6643


Tax Relief and Similar Programs

Elderly Outreach in Miller Senior Center provides extensive information and assistance regarding such programs. Call: 203-287-2691.


Probate Court

2750 Dixwell Ave.


Judge • Hon. Edward C. Burt, Jr.


Public Library system

E-mail: Info@hamdenlibrary.org


Director • Marian Amodeo

Miller Memorial Central Library
2901 Dixwell Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518 • 203-287-2680
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sun. (Nov.-May) 1-5 p.m.


Whitneyville Branch
125 Carleton St.

Hamden, CT 06517 • 203-287-2677
Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1-5:30 p.m.; Sat. (Sept.-June) 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Brundage Community Branch
91 Circular Ave.

Hamden, CT 06514 • 203-267-2675
Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-5:30 p.m.; Sat. (Sept.-June) 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


Call 911 for all emergencies.

Police Department

Headquarters: 2900 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518

Non-emergencies: 203-230-4000

Chief • John Cappiello

Newhall Substation

550 Newhall St., Hamden, CT 0651


Fire Department

Headquarters: 2372 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT

Non-emergencies: 203-230-4000

Chief • Gary Merwede


Fire stations:

2750 Dixwell Ave. (hdqrs.) 

Station 3: 421 Hartford Tpke. 

Station 5: 2993 Whitney Ave. 

Station 9: 245 Johnson Rd. (There are also Stations 2, 4, 7, 8.)

Hamden’s Population by Age

(Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)

60-64 3,309

65-74 4,472

75-84 3,186

85+ 2,013

Total 60+ 12,980

Total population of Hamden: 60,960

Percentage 60 years of
age or over: 20.4%

Land area: 32.8 sq. mi.