The Hall Memorial Library is a welcoming community resource for all residents seeking reading materials in various formats, research materials for school projects and life-long-learning, items for leisure and entertainment, access to computers and the internet, and great programming for all ages. The friendly staff provides personalized services to aid in research, assist with computer skills or find that just-right book. But there is so much more that happens here!
The library has long served as a community center for Ellington. We are excited to partner with MyPlaceCT.org in order to further our mission to provide the most up-to-date information to our citizens. The resources provided by MyPlaceCT.org will allow us to better serve those who may have unique needs or circumstances to access the assistance and support they may require to continue to lead full and independent lives.
Newtown Social Services
Location: Newtown, CT Partner: Ann LoBosco
It is the mission of Newtown Social Services to enhance the quality of life and self-sufficiency of people in need of social and financial services. The department offers services and referrals as well as assistance applying for local, state and federal social services programs. We are dedicated to providing services with respect, compassion and accountability.
In addition, Social Services works with the Center for Support & Wellness, with referrals for mental health providers going to the Center and people in need of other services such as financial assistance or help applying for state programs going to Social Services. The My Place CT website is used as a tool for screening clients and determining their eligibility for programs and services.
Town of Hebron, Russell Mercier Senior Center
Location: Hebron, CT Partner: Sharon Garrard
The Russell Mercier Senior Center is a multi-purpose facility. It is a community resource for information on aging as well as a provider of and conduit to other services available to older adults, including support services for caregivers. The Russell Mercier Senior Center has been designated by the North Central Area Agency on Aging as a Community Focal Point for Aging Services, signifying that the center provides a comprehensive delivery of services essential for maintaining the health, independence, and well-being of older adults.
The Russell Mercier Senior Center also assists with applications for state and federal programs. As a My Place CT Partner, the Russell Mercier Senior Center provides information and referral for local and regional resources for seniors.
United Way of Western Connecticut
Location: Danbury, CT Partner: Casey Levene
The United Way of Western Connecticut supports 15 towns across Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, committed to making a difference in the lives of households that live paycheck to paycheck and struggle to make ends meet. ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) households are our colleagues, friends and neighbors making difficult choices related to housing, food, childcare, health care and transportation.
United Way of Western Connecticut depends on the partnerships forged with businesses, schools, municipal agencies, volunteers and donors to drive collective impact around three critical issues affecting its community: education, financial stability and health. The organization’s partnership with My Place CT connects its efforts with other state, regional and local initiatives and resources.
Seven Stars Home Care Services
Location: Fairfield, CT Partner: Diana McRae
Seven Stars Home Care Services, LLC is recognized as one of the leading home care agencies in Connecticut specializing in Private Home Care Services. They provide non-medical home care services and match home care providers with adults, seniors and children with special needs. The carefully selected staff, who are referred to as ‘stars,’ also provide personal care, respite, hospice and behavioral health services.