The Congregate Housing facility consists of thirty (30) efficiency and one-bedroom apartments. There is a central dining room, community room and laundry facility. Located in the Mount Carmel section of Hamden, the facility is convenient to Whitney Avenue, and the bus line.
Hamden Congregate Housing is a special facility designed for the frail elderly. Applicants must be 62 years of age or older and have temporary or periodic difficulties with one or more essential activities of daily living, such as feeding, bathing, grooming, or dressing.
Yearly Income cannot exceed $54,950.00 for one person or $62,800.00 for two persons.
Monthly rent includes:
- Hot breakfast during the week.
- Continental breakfast on the weekend.
- Full, hot dinner at noon and a light meal in the evening.
There is a chef on the premises, 24-hour staff coverage, and housekeeping services. Utilities are also included in the rent except for telephone and cable television. In addition, the following activities are available if residents wish to participate:
- Daily Social hour
- Card Games
- Arts and Crafts
- Pizza Parties
- Musical Entertainment
- Weekly Movies
- Ice Cream Socials
A visiting nurse is available monthly for blood pressure clinic, and the podiatrist is here approximately every nine weeks. The Resident Services Coordinator is on staff, and available to work with residents who require additional services. In addition to our Congregate Program, we offer Utopia Assisted Living Program to those residents who are 65 years or older and qualify for extra services. For more information on this program please contact our office at 203-248-9376.
How to Apply:
Applications can be obtained by calling the Congregate Housing Facility at 203-248-9376. The Facility maintains a waiting list, and apartments are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.