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911 Senior Cell Phone Program ~

Need a cell phone to stay safe? Come get one at the office can be used for emergencies only.

Free cell phones ~

with free minutes for actual calls are also available from several national companies for people on a State assistance program. Applications are available in the Senior/Social Services office.

Vial-of-Life ~

This is a program which provides vital medical information in a home emergency. A plastic vial containing an information sheet is stored in the refrigerator, and a decal on the outside of the appliance informs emergency personnel that vital information is available. Further information is available through the Senior Services Department, 860-693-5811.

The Yellow Dot Program ~

A Yellow Dot sticker is affixed to your car's back windshield to notify first responders, in the event of an emergency, that pertinent information can be found in the glove compartment.  Further information is available through the Senior Services Department, 860-693-5811.

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Contact Us

Senior & Social Services Department
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019

Phone:       (860) 693-5811 (860) 693-5811
Fax:          (860) 693-5835 (860) 693-5835

Jessica DeMeo
Senior & Social Services 

Tonoa Jackson
Administrative Assistant
to the Director 

Jess Tessman
Senior Center Coordinator

Laura M. Geyer
Cafe Coordinator

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Jessica DeMeo, represents the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and is the person to contact for any senior-related question, problem or concern.

Office Hours
Monday              9am-4pm
Tuesday              8am-4pm
Wednesday        8am-4pm
Thursday           8am-4pm
Friday                 8am-3pm

The Senior & Social Services Office is located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019