St. Vincent de Paul Place Donations drop off by Wednesday December 18th

    The Rose City Senior Center will be collecting items to donate to the St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich this Holiday Season.  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.

    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, cat food, wash clothes, and reusable or plastic shopping bags.  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 Wednesday, December 18th so we can get the items to St. Vincent de Paul Place!


    Wednesday, October 30th- Flu Clinic

    No Appointment Necessary – Just Walk-In

    Vaccine covered by Medicare and the Medicare Advantage Plans for Aetna, Anthem and

    ConnectiCare or the following insurance companies: Aetna, Anthem (including Blue Cross/Blue Shield), ConnectiCare and Cigna.  There is a fee for anyone not covered by Medicare or insurance.

    Please bring a copy of your driver’s license and insurance card or Medicare card to provide your identification and information needed to bill your insurance.

    Conducted by Hartford Healthcare at Home


    Drop off by Friday, October 11th- Scissor, Knife and Blade Sharpening by Razor’s Edge Sharpening Service

    Items Available for sharping:
    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, October 11th.

    Be sure to have your items wrapped in newspaper and safely stored 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, October 18th.


    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        Annual Income      $36,171          

    2        Annual Income      $47,300             

    Asset Limits:      

    Homeowner      $15,000     

    Renter                $12,000

    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.


    Wednesday, September 4th- Norwich Flea & Tick Collar Clinic

    Provided by The Connecticut Humane Society.  Appointments NOT needed.  No Cost.

    Who can attend this clinic? Any pet owner in New London County (and their dog or cat).

    What will be provided to dogs or cats at this clinic? Free Seresto flea & tick collar for up to 2 pets. These collars protect dogs and cats for 8 months against fleas and ticks.

    Do I need to bring my pet(s) with me? Yes! Pets must be present at the clinic and must be older than 12 weeks to receive a collar.

    Is there a limit to the number of pets I bring? Each family is limited to 2 pets. Only dogs and 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? No. Free collars will be given out from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Where is the clinic held? The clinic will be held at the Rose City Senior Center (Art Room).

    Questions? Please call Ashley (860) 594-4500 x6308.