Happy Thanksgiving to All!

The Center will be closed on

Thursday, November 26th 

and will re-open on

Friday, November 27th.


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





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!






Week of November 2

SH Manor Prek/KDG Visit, Sports, Table Games, St. Martin de Porres Academy Visit, Faith & Fellowship, Jeopardy, Sr. Paula Marie's Bible Study, Words from Words, Golf, Art Therapy, Sit & Be Fit


Week of November 9

SH Manor PreK/KDG Visit, Music, Yoga, Horsheshoes, Honoring our Veterans, Songs from the War Years, Hamden Hall Pen Pals, Family Feud, Music Therapy, Name that Tune, Cards, Pokeno


Week of November 16

Patriotic Songs Sing a Long, Hockey, SH Manor Prek/KDG Visit, Turkey Races, Square Dancing, Table Games, Dottie's Opera Appreciation, Ball Exercises, Thanksgiving Jingo, Blessed Mother Clelia Anniversary Memorial

Week of November 23

Thanksgiving Backyard Football, Dave's Hymns of Thanks, Thanksgiving Prayer Service, Sr. Paula Marie's Communion Service, Everybody Sing

Week of November 30

Musical Bingo, Our Daily Stretch





Caregivers' Support Group

261 Benham Street, Hamden

Tuesday, November 10, 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.



Winter is on it's way!! 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.