Stormy Weather

WTNH (Channel 8) and WVIT (NBC 30) will announce closings of Clelian Center in the event of inclement weather. Please make certain that we have the most recent phone numbers with which to reach you.

Personal Belongings

Please remember to label all outerwear and sweaters. We cannot be responsible for items that are lost or go home with the wrong person. Also, any treasured jewelry items should be left at home or replaced with costume jewelry.

Cancelling Rides

Families using Greater New Haven Transit: please remember to cancel van ride when rider is unable to keep scheduled ride for any reason, as well as to contact the Center.

Support Group

Clelian Center's Caregivers' Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30pm. All are invited. For more information or directions, please call 203-288-4151.

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United Way

If you give to the United Way, either at work or at home, you can designate your donation to come to Clelian Center. Please sign up at your place of business. Our agency code number is N5828. Many thanks.



Caregivers' Corner

Reminders and Resources for the Families of our Clients

If you would prefer a daytime support group here are some options:

Coachman Square at Woodbridge

meets the first Wednesday of the month at 12 noon and also provides lunch. RSVP (203)397-7544.

Eldercare Resources Center of VNA Community Health Care

meets the first Monday of the month from 10:30am–12p.m. They are located at 2 Broadway in North Haven. RSVP (203)985-1549.

And we meet the last Tuesday of the month from 10am-11:00 at the Miller Senior Center in Hamden, (203)287-2547.

Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden and Alzheimer's Association

meets the last Wednesday of the month from 10-12 at Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden located at 35 Hamden Hills, Hamden, (203)787-8838.


We have compiled this list of resources that you may find useful:Group playing bingo

Geriatric Assessments

Yale New Haven Hospital's Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center (203) 688-6361

Geriatric & Adult Psychiatry

G.A.P. Clinical Care & Research (203) 288-0414

Masonicare's Geriatric Assessment Program (203) 679-6370


Assisted Living

Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden (203) 248-1864Staff enjoys ice cream

Meadow Mills (203) 281-5700

Atria Larson Place (203) 448-8880


Nursing Homes

Hamden Health Care Center

(203) 281-7555

Whitney Manor (203) 288-6230

Mary Wade Home (203) 562-7222

Arden House (203) 281-3500

Home Care

VNA Community Healthcare JoAnn Begley (203) 458-5950

In-Home Assistance Kimberly Vertrees (800) 431-3201

Kindred Home Health Kari Webster (203) 287-3174

Home Instead Andrew Clifford (203) 874-1101



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Elder Lawyer

Agnes J. Orlowski

Attorney at Law

Hamden, CT



Funding Source

Home Care for Elders Agency on Aging (203) 752-3040 or (800) 445-5394

Alzheimer's Association - Maria Tomasetti (203) 230-1777 ext. 14



Greater New Haven Transit (203) 288-6643






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