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Where can I find help with Housing Problems or to find affordable housing?
Where can I find help with problems with Utility Companies?
How can I get food?
Is there a senior nutritional lunch program?
Do you have exercise programs for residents age 50 plus?
What activities and programs are available for residents aged 50 and over?

Q: Where can I find help with Housing Problems or to find affordable housing?
A:

Statewide legal services- information about the law and your legal rights Connecticut regarding housing.

http://www.slsct.org/Home/PublicWeb/Library/Index/1690000#1690000


Housing Education Resource Center-The Housing Education Resource Center (HERC) is an agency for those seeking answers to their housing questions and solutions to their housing problems. Topics addressed include: Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities

  • Housing Discrimination
  • Predatory Lending
  • Eviction
  • Leases/Rental Agreements
  • Security Deposits
  • Heat and Utilities
  • Housing Repairs and Maintenance
  • Home Ownership
  • Fair Housing Laws
  • Mortgage Delinquency
  • Foreclosure
  • Housing Mobility
  • And More

The Housing Education Resource Center is a HUD-approved counseling agency.

http://www.herc-inc.org/dnn/


Housing Choice Voucher Program/Section 8-You can use this web site to locate open Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists throughout Connecticut. You can also register to receive automatic notice of the opening of Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists whenever they occur.

http://www.das.state.ct.us/Business_Svs/HCVP/HCVP_Home.asp


CT Housing Search- a free place to list and find affordable and market rate rental housing in CT.

http://www.CTHousingSearch.org 


Shelters- Listing of Shelters in CT

http://www.infoline.org/referweb/KeywordLink.aspx?;;0;;;350580;shelters;Partial

Q: Where can I find help with problems with Utility Companies?
A:
Statewide legal services- about the law and your legal rights Connecticut regarding utilities.

http://www.slsct.org/Home/PublicWeb/Library/Index/1070000#1070000

Consumer Assistance and Information Unit is part of the DPUC which assists utility consumers. DPUC, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051. Tel: 1-800-382-4586 or 860-827-2622. TDD: 860-827-2837.

Office of Consumer Counsel represents utility customers from throughout Connecticut. 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051. Tel: (860) 827-2900.
Q: How can I get food?
A:

Glastonbury Social Services has a Food Bank.

For more information, follow link to:
End Hunger CT - End Hunger provides information about different nutrition programs: http://www.endhungerct.org/federal_food_programs.htm FoodShare-

Q: Is there a senior nutritional lunch program?
A:

Yes, the Glastonbury Senior Center offers a nutritional lunch program Monday through Friday.  The lunch is served at the Riverfront Community Center which is located at 300 Welles Street.  Lunch is served at noon.  Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling 860-652-7651 by noon, one business day prior to the desired luncheon.

Additionally, The Riverfront Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and offers a selection of soups, sandwiches and salads.  This venue is a great option for people who have forgotten to make a reservation for the hot lunch program; are looking for a lighter option or are busy and want a lunch to go.

 

Q: Do you have exercise programs for residents age 50 plus?
A:
Yes, the Senior Services department offers many exercise choices for adults.  The following page link will explain many of the regular offerings.  Click on this link for more information.  For current offerings check the current newsletter.
Q: What activities and programs are available for residents aged 50 and over?
A:
The Glastonbury Senior Services offers social, cultral, educational and wellness programs Mondays through Saturdays during the day plus Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings.  For additional information, please call 860-652-7638 or refer to click on link