Services

    SENIOR & DISABLED HOMEOWERS’ TAX RELIEF -2022

    The State of CT offers a property tax relief program for Elderly & totally Disabled homeowners’ who reside in the town of East Lyme. The homeowner must be at least 65 at the close of 2021 or be
    receiving 100% disability benefits from Social Security. The homeowner must occupy the property as their principal residence and not be receiving tax relief benefits from any other town or state.
    Income limits for the 2021 calendar cannot exceed $38,100 fir a single individual or $46,400 for married couples. These amounts include gross Social Security payments.

    The Town of East Lyme provides an additional tax relief for the Elderly & totally Disabled homeowner. That income limit, which includes gross income and Social Security, is $45,800 regardless of marital status.

    For further information about the above programs, please contact the Assessor’s Office located in the East Lyme Town Hall. Or call the Assessor’s Office at 860-739-6931 and press #6.

    TAX RELIEF FOR ELDERLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED RENTERS 2022

    The Renter Rebate Program through the State of CT provides a rebate for renters who are elderly or disabled. Applications for the program are available until October 1st. Please call the Senior Center for an appointment.

    To be eligible:
    1. An applicant or the spouse must be 65 or older; or be 100% disabled (per Social Security); or be 50 and a surviving spouse of a previous applicant.
    2. Must have lived in CT for 1 year.
    3. Total 2021 income which includes Social Security must not exceed:
    $38,100 for a single person
    $46,400 for a married couple
    4. 35% of of the applicant’s rent must exceed 5% of the applicant’s income

    Proof of income received and rent and utility payments made in calendar year 2021 must be provided.
    For residents living at either Twin Haven or the AHEPA housing complexes, you will be contacted.

    Energy Assistance for 21/22 Fall and Winter Season

    Information as of April 1, 2022-

    Deadlines are approaching for the 21/22 Energy Assistance heating season. If you have yet to apply
    and are a Senior or Disabled resident of East Lyme, the Senior Center can assist you with the
    application process. All others will have to contact TVCCA at 860-444-0006.

    Deadlines:
    May 2, 2022: Deadline for fuel authorizations or deliveries
    May 31, 2022: Last day a household can apply to establish its eligibility for benefits
    June 15, 2022: Last day to submit deliverable fuel bills

    Eligibility:
    In a one-person household, income can be NO greater than $39,027.

    In a two-person household, income can be NO greater than $51,035

     

    Technology Help- Wednesdays at 2:10pm

    Need help with your computer, tablet or cell phone! Call us and reserve an appointment with a student from EL High.
    Register by Mon of each week.

    REFLEXOLOGY- Wednesday, May 18th starting at 1:00pm

    The massage will be about 20 minutes which includes a foot soak.
    Certified Reflexologist – $5pp upon registration
    Appointments start at 1pm
    Certified Reflexologist
    Register with the Senior Center.