Services

    TVCCA Home Heating Assistance Now Available

    Winter is coming and home heating costs can be a struggle for many.  There is help.

    TVCCA is now taking applications for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program which provides assistance towards a homes primary source of heat.  Priority is given to “vulnerable households” with young children, elderly or disabled individuals.  Income and Asset Limits apply:

    Household Size:     1                   2                         Asset Limits:       Homeowner         Renter

    Annual Income      $33,881        $44,305                                                        $15,000                $10,000

    Applications can be done over the phone and through the mail for homebound individuals.

    To schedule an appointment or for additional information, please call (860) 425-6681.

     

    AARP Income Tax Assistance

    If you wish to have your taxes done, please call the Senior Center starting January 2nd to schedule an appointment. This is a free-of-charge service through AARP.

    (860) 889-5960.  Call early, appointments go quickly!

     

     * * MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT ~ thru Dec 7th * *

    Medicare Part C (Advantage Plans) and Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage).

    Please call Carolyn at (860) 889-5960 to schedule an appointment to review available plans.

     

    DEADLINE December 15th- Help Make Miracles This Holiday Season for St. Vincent de Paul Place Donation

    Let’s join together, open our hearts, and help those in need this holiday season.  The Rose City Senior Center will be collecting items to donate to the St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich.  St. Vincent de Paul Place is a community meal site and food pantry that strives to meet the needs of individuals and families who are struggling financially in the Norwich area.  Let’s help them out!

    Items that are needed: soup, canned vegetables, pasta sauce, pasta, canned fruit, tuna, jelly, peanut butter, beans, coffee, sugar, oatmeal, soap, deodorant, razors, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving cream, winter hats, winter gloves, socks, toilet paper, paper towels, dog food and cat food.  Monetary donations and gift cards to Stop & Shop, ShopRite, Big Y, Walmart and Target are also appreciated.

    *Please be sure all items are canned or in plastic containersNO fresh, refrigerated or frozen items.  Also, items must be new, in unopened containers and not expired.*

    If you would like to make a donation, please drop items off at Reception no later than

    Friday, December 15th so we can get the items to St. Vincent de Paul Place!

    Thank you for your kindness!

     

    Adopt-A-Family

    Norwich Human Services and Norwich Youth and Family Services are seeking individuals and organizations that are willing to adopt one or more families for our “Adopt-A-Family” program this Holiday season.  All Families are from the Norwich area, have been screened by a case manager, are known to be in need and most are living below the poverty level.

    Thanks to the kind and generous support in the past by individuals and organizations such as you, we are able to make holidays more joyful for many young children in the community.  If you or your organization would be willing to adopt at least one family, we would greatly appreciate your support.

    You may contact us at (860) 823-3778 or by email at NHS@cityofnorwich.org

    Please indicate the family size you would be willing to sponsor.  You or your organization will then be sent information about a family in need.  The information will include the first names, ages, sizes and special interests of each family member.

    Please consider sharing this request with your family and friends to help us identify new sponsors.

    Thank you!  Your kindness will not be forgotten.

    The staff at Norwich Human Services