Welcome to the

Clelian Adult Day Center


Happy Thanksgiving to All!

We will be open Friday, November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving.


Save the Date

The Clelian Center invites you and your family to our annual Christmas Party on Friday, December 19th from 4:30-6:30pm.


New Clients

The Clelian Center is accepting new client applications! Please call Mia at 203-288-4151 xt.646 for more information or to set up an appointment and tour.


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Please watch our video to learn more about us!






Fearless Caregivers Conference

Thursday, November 6th

Are you overwhelmed by caregiving challenges? On Thursday, November 6th, the Oakdale theatre at 95 South Turnpike Road in Wallingford will be holding the Fearless Caregivers Conference from 8:30am - 2:30 pm, lunch included. A panel of caregiving experts will anser audience questions and offer advice on topics such as repites options, financial issues, stress management, etc. If interested, please register at caregiver.com or call 877-829-2734. There are limited free tickets so don't delay.



Veterans Day Celebration

Tuesday, November 11th

All the Clelian Center Veterans will be honored at the Center on Tuesday, November 11th.


National Memory Screening Day

Tuesday, November 18th

Concerned about Memory Problems? Take a free, confidential memory screening. An initiative of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. The Clelian Center is hosting a National Memory Screening Day on Tuesday, November 18th from 2-4pm. For more information call our nurse's office at 203-288-4151 ext. 644.


Thanksgiving Fun

November 20th - 26th

Clelian Center will be celebrating Thanksgiving Themed Fun with Turkey Races, Football Game, Jingo and a Thanksgiving Prayer Service. We will be having a Thanksgiving Feast on Wednesday, November 26th. Yummy!


Holly Berry Festival

Friday, November 21st from 3-8pm and

Saturday, November 22nd 10-3pm

The annual Holly Berry Festival, a juried arts & crafts fair benefits the retired Sisters at Sacred Heart Manor.


Clelian Center Families Open House

Monday, November 24th

We invite our Families to the monthly Open House on Monday, November 24th from 10:30-11:30am to experience their loved ones engagement and participation in all the fun activities. We hope you will join in the festivities.







Caregivers' Support Group

261 Benham Street, Hamden

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

All are invited to the Clelian Center Caregivers' Evening Support Group. Our Support Group will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. For more information call the Clelian Center at 203-288-4151. 

Come - Share - Learn - Laugh!




Holiday Closing Schedule for 2014:

  • January 1 - New Years Day
  • April 18 - Good Friday
  • May 26 - Memorial Day
  • July 4 - Independence Day
  • September 1 - Labor Day
  • November 27 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas Day


Click the calendar tab at the bottome of the page for all monthly events.



Winter is upon us! Please dress your loved ones appropriately, and label all outer garments.


Notify Us

Please remember to call the Center in the morning at 203-288-4151 if you or your loved one will be absent from the Center, also don't forget to cancel your ride with Greater New Haven My Ride at 203-288-6643. If your loved one has been hospitalized or absent for an extended period of time due to illness, a doctor's note is needed to return to the Center.


Emergency and Bad Weather Information:

The Clelian Center now has an emergency phone line that will be used as back up to our main number (203-288-4151), when our phone lines go down. The emergency phone line will also have instructions as to the opening and closing status of the Center due to bad weather conditions or power outages. Please do not leave messages on the emergency phone line, it is for instructions only. The emergency phone number is 203-530-2822.


Closing announcements will be listed on:

  • WELI 960 Radio
  • NBC TV
  • WTNH Channel 8 TV
  • WFSB Channel 3 TV


Our Mission

In the spirit of Mother Clelia Merloni, Foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the staff and volunteers of Clelian Center seek to meet the spiritual, psychological, social and medical needs of adults in a loving and caring environment. The primary mission is to preserve a feeling of self-worth and dignity in each person especially those who need special care. The therapeutic inter- generational program is designed to enhance the quality of life of each of its participants; the Center staff strives to promote daily interaction between children and adults. Clelian Center is a place where every person, young or old, is valued as a unique individual.