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New Haven Information:

Mayor • Justin Elicker

E-mail: MayorElicker@newhavenct.net


City Hall 

165 Church St.,

New Haven, CT 06510

203-946-8200 • Web site: www.cityofnewhaven.com  

Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Community Services Administration


Oversees the City’s Departments dealing with health and services for: the elderly; the homeless; children, youth and families.


165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510 • 203-946-7907

Administrator • Dr. Dakibu Muley

 

Department of Elderly Services/Senior Centers

Department “assists those who are 55 and older to be independent and active and to enjoy a great variety of activities.”

Centers serve nutritious hot lunch at 11:30 a.m. (Advance sign-up required.)


165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510

203-946-7854 • Fax: 203-946-8587

Director • Migdalia Castro

 

Currently operating Senior Centers are:
• Atwater Senior Center

26 Atwater St., New Haven, CT 06513 • 203-589-8737

Elderly Specialist • Georgiann Dogolo
• Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center

255 Goffe St., New Haven, CT 06511 • 203-946-8541

Elderly Specialist • Gwendolyn Grady
• East Shore Senior Center

411 Townsend Ave., New Haven, CT 06512 • 203-410-0007

Elderly Specialist • Michele Clary-Butler

 

LifeBridge Community Services administers Meals on Wheels Program for homebound and isolated.

Call: 203-752-9919. Director of Food Services and Enterprises • Erin Harkrader

Department has outreach staff to assist with other needs.

Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut

Not a City agency, but one of five Area Agencies in Connecticut Association of Area Agencies on Aging—a not-for-profit corporation.


One Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, CT 06511

203-786-8533 • Fax: 203-785-8873

Web site: www.agencyonaging-scc.org

 

Community Action Agency of New Haven, Inc.

Serves primarily low-income residents of Greater New Haven area and Lower Naugatuck Valley who have need for emergency assistance or assistance with such things as weatherization and energy problems.

 

419 Whalley Ave., New Haven, CT 06511• 203-387-7700

 

Department of Disability Services

Promotes coordination of resources for persons with disabilities.

165 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510

203-946-7833 • Fax: 203-946-8587

Director • Michelle Duprey

 

Office of New Haven Residents

Created to assist residents of the ‘Elm City’ who are seeking resources and information about the wide array of services available in the city.”

165 Church St.

New Haven, CT 06510

Tel.: 203-946-8085

 

Supportive Services for Families and Caregivers

Contact Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut at 203-786-8533 about such services, including Connecticut activities of National Family Caregiver Support Program and Statewide Respite Care Program.

 

Transportation Services

Senior Centers and Community Action Agency have information on transportation for seniors.
Greater New Haven Transit District/My Ride has programs relevant to New Haven seniors:
• Complementary Paratransit Service per Americans With Disabilities Act

• Regional Rides Program

• Dial-A-Ride • Taxi Voucher Program
Call District for details of requirements, times, locations and costs.

• 840 Sherman Ave., Hamden, CT 06514

203-288-6282 • Fax: 203-891-6057


Mary Wade Home, with funds from Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, offers persons 60+ medical transportation and transportation on weekends to area locations of their choice. Donation from riders welcome.118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT 06513

203-672-7837

E-mail: info@marywade.org

Web site: www.marywade.org

 

Tax Relief and Similar Programs


For information about such programs, contact: Dept of Elderly Services at 203-946-7854 and Community Action Agency at 203-387-7700.
 

 

Probate Court

200 Orange St., 1st Fl., P.O. Box 905, New Haven, CT 06504-0905 • 203-946-4880 • Fax: 203-946-5962

Judge • Hon. Hon. Clifton E. Graves, Jr

 

Public Library System 

Website: www.cityofnewhaven.com/library
City Librarian • John Jessen • 203-946-8124


Public Information Officer • Captain Anthony Duff • 203-946-6285

Hours: Main Library (Ives Branch): Mon. 12 to 8; Tues.-Thurs. 10 to 8; Fri. & Sat. 1 to 5. Closed Sun.

Branches: Hours may vary. Call branch for information.


Main Library (Ives Branch)

133 Elm St., New Haven, CT 06510 • 203-946-8130


Fair Haven Branch

182 Grand St., New Haven, CT 06513 • 203-946-8115


Mitchell Branch

37 Harrison St., CT 06515 • 203-946-8117


Stetson Branch

200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT 06511 • 203-946-8119


Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch

303 Washington Ave., New Haven, CT 06519  203-946-2228


Readmobile (mobile unit)

Contact • Cathy DeNigris • 203-946-8124


CALL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES.

Police Department


1 Union Ave., New Haven, CT 06518

Non-emergencies: 203-946-6316

Chief • Otoniel Reyes • 203-946-6333


Substations:

• Beaver Hills. 366 Whalley Ave. 203-946-7065

• Dixwell. 26 Charles St. 203-946-7566

• Downtown/Wooster Square. 203-946-7826

• Dwight/Kensington/West River. 130 Edgewood Ave. 203-946-7597

• East Shore. 826 Woodward Ave. 203-946-7163

• Fair Haven. 255 Blatchley Ave., 203-946-7377

• Hill North. 88-90 Hallock. 203-946-7273

• Hill South. 410 Howard Ave. 203-946-7504

 

Fire Department

Headquarters: 952 Grand Ave., New Haven, CT 06511

Non-emergencies: 203-946-6237

Interim Chief • John Alston, Jr. • 203-946-6300


Fire stations:
• Central (Dept. Hdqrs. and Fire Marshal). 952 Grand Ave.

• Dixwell. 125 Goffe St.

• East Battalion Hdqrs. 412 Lombard St.

• Fair Haven Heights. 73 East Grand Ave.

• Hill. 525 Howard Ave.• Lighthouse. 2 Lighthouse Rd.

• West Battalion Hdqrs. 120 Ellsworth Ave.

• Woodward. 826 Woodward Ave.

• Westville. 105 Fountain St.

• Whitney. 350 Whitney Ave.

 

New Haven’s Population by Age

(Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)

60-64 5,072

65-74 6,446

75-84 3,756

85+ 1,794

Total 60+ 17,068

Total population of
New Haven: 129,779

Percentage 60 years of age or over: 13.2%

Land area: 18.9 sq. mi.