Welcome to the Clelian






Connex Cares!

Coins for Change!

Cash in during: October, November & December

When you cash in your change at the Hamden Connex coin counter, you're helping to raise money for the Clelian Center.

This quarter, Connex will donate the Hamden Branch coin counting fees to The Clelian Center. The more you participate the more money we'll raise.

Thank you for your support!

Hamden Branch is located at 2100 Dixwell Ave.


Monday -Wednesday 8am-3pm

Thursday 8am-6pm

Friday 8am-5pm

Saturday 9am-12pm


Alzheimer's Association

Know the 10 Signs

Please join us for this program to learn more about:

Typical age-related forgetting vs the 10 warning signs

Dementia, including Alzheimer's disease

The diagnosis process

The valus of early detection

Resources that can help

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Clelian Adult Day Center

261 Benham Street, Hamden

Please RSVP to Mia, 203-288-4151 ext. 646




Flu Shots

Clelian Center will hold our annual Flu Clinic on

Tuesday, October 27th from 10-3


Monday, November 9th from 9-12

Call our Nurse at 203-288-4151 ext. 644




Clelain Adult Day Center

is featured in New Haven's Finest 2015 Profile Series

See Link Below






New Clients are Welcome

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


Visit our Facebook page,to view our photo albums, you do NOT need to have a Facebook account to view them! If you have an account, don't forget to "like us" ensuring you receive our updates in your news feed as they are made available.

Please watch our video to learn more about us!




Looking ahead to October Fun!



Week of September 1

Bowling, Card Games, Deal No Deal, Faith & Fellowship, WHOGA, Getting to know you, Volleyball, Dottie's Opera Appreciation, Art Therapy, Surprise Surprise, Check Your Balance



Week of September 7

Clelain Center 27th Anniversary, The High Holyday of Rosh Hashanah, Music Therapy, Family Feud, Horseshoes, Sr. Paula Marie's Communion Service, Charades, What's the Occupation? Golf



Week of September 14 Back to School Days

Honoring Grandparent Day with Sacred heart Manor Kindergarten/Nursery School Children Visit, Dance Movement, Back to School Days, Art Therapy, Tic Tac Toe Trivia, Check Your Balance

Week of September 21

Yoga, Songs We Love To Sing, Dance Movement, Welcome Autumn, Horseshoes, Faith & Fellowship, Outburst, Dave's Sing-a-long, Dottie's Opera Appreciation, Scarf Exercises, Ball Exercises, Music Therapy, Sr. Paula Marie's Communion Service, Karaoke, Pokeno

Week of September 28

Table Games, Stretch Your Mind & Body, Dance Movement, Card Games, Target Toss, Word Games, Faith & Fellowship, Sports, Dave's Sing-a-long




Caregivers' Support Group

261 Benham Street, Hamden

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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 2015:

  • January 1 - New Years Day
  • April 2 - Holy Thursday
  • April 3 - Good Friday
  • May 25 - Memorial Day
  • July 3 - Independence Day
  • September 7 - Labor Day
  • November 26 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas Day


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



Fall is here!! 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.

Also notify the Center with any medication changes and changes to phone numbers, address, and emergency contact information. It is important that we have current information on all our clients, family members and caregivers.


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



Agency on Aging



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.