Services

    Thursdays- BENEFITS COUNSELING

    BENEFITS COUNSELING—With Natalie will be available on Thursdays to all seniors 60 years old or over. Please call 860-889-5960 for an appointment. This program is supported by Sr. Resources Agency on Aging with Title III funds made available under the Older Americans Act.

    Scissor, Knife and Blade Sharpening by Razor’s Edge Sharpening Service

    Knives $2.50

    Scissors/Pinking Shears $5

    Non-Electric Pruners/Hedge Trimmers/Garden Tools $5

    Electric Hedge Trimmers $10

    Chain Saw Chains/Lawn Mower Blades $5

    Drop off your items that need to be sharpened to the reception desk by Friday, April 13th.

    Be sure to have your items safely stored, wrapped in newspaper in a plastic bag,

    with your name, phone number and correct payment included.

    **Please make checks payable to Dan Correia**

    Your items will be ready to be picked up starting on Friday, April 20th

     

    Wednesday, April 25th- Norwich Pet Wellness Clinic Provided by The Connecticut Humane Society

    Open to Senior Citizen of Norwich.   Cats and Dogs Only.

    Call Elizabeth for Appointment (860) 594-4502 x 6306

    More Information & Frequently Asked Questions
    Where is the clinic held? The clinic will be held at the Rose City Senior Center (Art Room). There will be signs to point you in the right direction.
    Who can attend this clinic? This clinic is meant to serve Norwich Senior Citizens who may not have the access to veterinary care for their beloved pets due to financial reasons.
    What is the cost of bringing my pet(s) to this clinic? This clinic is FREE! Funding is provided by the Letz Fund for Animals and the Environment (Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut), Long Foundation, Chelsea Groton Bank, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union and the CT Humane Society.
    What are the services provided to pets at these clinics?  Each pet seen by our vet will get a general wellness exam, rabies and distemper vaccinations (as needed), a flea/tick preventative, dewormer (as needed), and their nails trimmed. Additionally, dogs will get tested for heartworm. Pet food and supplies are available as well. Residents of Norwich will have the option of licensing their dog, free of charge, after pets receive the required rabies vaccine.
    Is there a limit to the number of pets or type of pet I bring? We can see up to 2 pets per family in a single visit. Only dogs or cats will be seen. All dogs must be leashed and all cats must be in carriers. We reserve the right to refuse sick, pregnant, or aggressive pets.
    Do I need an appointment to have my pet(s) seen? Yes. Appointments are needed. Please call Elizabeth at (860) 594-4502 x6306 to make an appointment for the April 25th Norwich Pet Wellness Clinic. Visits with the veterinarian will typically take about 10-15 minutes for each pet. There to be a short wait time. Your patience and cooperation is greatly appreciated.
    Do I need to bring  any paperwork to show my proof of need?  No. We do not screen for financial need.
    Do I need to bring anything other than my pet(s)? If your pet has been previously seen by another veterinarian, please bring any records you have.

    First and Third Wednesdays of the Month- Blood Pressure Clinic

    Time: 10:00-12:00pm

    Blood Pressure Clinic- Volunteer R.N. is held at the Senior Center for blood pressure checks the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This is a free service and appointments are not necessary.

    Please call (860) 889-5960 for details and additional information.