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Meriden Information:

Mayor • Kevin Scarpati

Mayor’s hotline: 203-630-4000


City Manager • Timothy Coon

City Manager’s hotline: 203-630-4123


City Hall • 142 E. Main St., Meriden, CT 06450

203-630-4065 • Web site: www.meridenct.gov

 

Advisory Board on Aging

Created “to advise and assist the Mayor and the City Council in the identification

of the issues that affect Meriden’s aging population."

For info: 203-237-0066.

Chair • Sr. Georgeann Vumbaco

Department of Health and Human Services

165 Miller St., Meriden, CT 06450

203-630-4221 • Fax: 203-630-0039

Director • Lea Crown

Senior Affairs operates Max E. Muravnick Meriden

Senior Citizens’ Center.

Senior Center

Center is “hub for activities and services for older people, and a visible symbol

of Meriden’s concern about its older residents.”

22-26 W. Main St., Meriden, CT 06451

203-237-0066

Senior Affairs Administrator • Rick Liegl

E-mail: RLiegl@meridenct.gov


Center includes:

• Senior Community Café: Nutritious hot meals served Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m. Donation requested.

Call: 203-235-8052.

And Senior Center is base for:
• Day trips and overnight excursions to destinations of interest throughout Northeast.
• Free fitness classes for seniors daily. Classes are listed in Center newsletter.
• Social Services • 203-630-4273
• Meriden Antique Veterans Group • Call: 203-634-0474.
• Transportation Coordinator, Ruth Kusek

Call: 203-237-3338.

 

Transportation Services 

Options for Meriden seniors include:
• Senior Center Mini-Bus. Free for Meriden residents

55+ or disabled to and from Senior Center and for other medical, shopping, social needs. Equipped with wheelchair lift. 24-hr. advance notice required.

Call 203-237-3338 by 2 p.m.

 

• American Cancer Society volunteers drive cancer patients to medical appointments. 3-days advance notice required.

Call: 1-800-227-2345.

 

• Amtrak. Train transportation discounts for persons 62 and older.

Call: 203-235-3402 or 1-800-872-7245.

• Hunter’s Ambulance Service is medical livery service.

Call: 203-235-3309.

• Meriden Transit District operates weekday fixed-route bus service.

Call for Info: 203-235-6851, For ID: 860-522-8101.


• Northeast Transportation Company ADA Paratransit Program. Curb-to-curb paratransit service to a variety of local destinations for those whose disability makes it difficult to use fixed-route bus service.

Call: 1-800-441-8901 for details.


• Senior Transportation Services

Call: 860-224-7117.

 

Supportive Services for Families and Caregivers

 • Alzheimer’s Respite Program of Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut. Can provide funds for respite services if financially eligible. Call: 203-785-8533.


• Apple Rehab Coccomo

33 Cone Ave., Meriden, CT 06450

203-238-1606.


• Bradley Home Pavilion

320 Colony St., Meriden, CT 06451

203-235-5716.


• Curtis Home

380 Crown St., Meriden, CT 06450


• Meriden Center

845 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450

203-238-2645


• Miller Memorial Community Center

360 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450

203-237-8815


• Silver Springs Care Center

33 Roy St., Meriden, CT 06450

203-237-8457


• Westfield Care and Rehab Center

65 Westfield Rd., Meriden, CT 06450

203-238-1291

 

Meriden area also has adult day care, structured, comprehensive, community-based group programs.


• Day Club for Seniors.

32 Miner St.,Middletown, CT 06457


• Extended Family at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center.

1251 S. Main St., Plantsville, CT 06479


• Heritage Commons.

38 Boston Rd., Middletown, CT 06417


• Mulberry Gardens of Southington Adult Day Care Program.

58 Mulberry St., Southington, CT 06479

• LiveWell

1261 S. Main St., Plantsville, CT 06479
860-628-9000.

 

Tax Relief and Similar Programs

Senior Center can advise on these programs.

Call: 203-237-0066. Also Board of Tax Relief

Chairman • John Neumon

203-630-4065

 

Libraries

Meriden Public Library

105 Miller St. Meriden, CT 06450

203-238-2344 • E-mail: kroesler@meridenct.gov

Web site: www.meridenlibrary.org

Director • Karen Roesler, MLS

Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 to 8:30; Fri.-Sat. 9:00 to 5:00. Closed Sat. July & August. Closed Sundays.


Tremaine Resource Center

MidState Medical Center435 Lewis Ave.,

Meriden, CT 06451 • 203-694-8131

Hours: Mon.,Thurs. 1:30-5:00 pm.

 

Probate Court

142 E. Main St., Rm. 113, Meriden, CT 06450

203-630-4150 • Fax: 203-630-4043

Judge • Hon. Brian T. Mahon

 

CALL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES.

Police Department

50 W. Main St., Meriden, CT 06451

Non-emergencies: 203-238-1911

Chief • Jeffry Cossette • 203-630-6300

Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services


Headquarters: 561 Broad St., Meriden, CT

203-235-2537

Chief • Kenneth Morgan • 203-630-5868


Fire stations: 168 Capitol Ave.

• 61 Pratt St. • 561 Broad St. (hdqrs.)

• 260 Sherman Ave. • 1075 E. Main St. • 31 Camp St.. 

 

Other Important Phone Numbers 

Animal Control • 203-235-4179

Assessor • 203-630-4065

City Clerk • 203-630-4030

Human Rights • 203-630-4087

Planning/Zoning • 203-630-4081

Public Works • 203-630-4008

Registrars • 203-630-4075

 

Meriden’s Population by Age

(Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)

60-64 3,305

65-74 3,828

75-84 2,625

85+ 1,381

Total 60+ 11,139

Total population of Meriden: 69,868

Percentage 60 years of
age or over: 18.3%

Land area: 23.8 sq. mi.