Helpful Contacts for Those in Need

• Telemedicine - online doctor -- https://www.onlinedoctor.com/telehealth-connecticut/

 

​• Senior Care and Assisted Living Guide

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/connecticut

https://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/assisted-living-options-low-income-elders/

https://www.seniorhomes.com/senior-housing-for-low-income-residents/

• Carol Wells, Community Outreach and Senior Advocate -- (800) 204-7132

• Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/connecticut

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living

https://www.caring.com/senior-care/in-home-care/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/memory-care-facilities/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/nursing-homes/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/independent-living/

https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/connecticut

https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/longtermcare/paying-for-assisted-living.html
 

• Home Ownership for People With Disabilities: https://lendedu.com/blog/home-ownership-for-people-with-disabilties​​The pros and cons of homeownership for those with a disability are discussed, listing financial assistance opportunities, explaining disability rights in housing, and more.

• Ins and Outs of Medicare: This free resource highlights coverage, costs, eligibility, and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions: www.retireguide.com/medicare/

• Veteran Support: https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/prognosis/support/

• Homeless & Runaway Youth: https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/resources-for-homeless-and-runaway-youth/

 

• Natural Family Planning: www.nfpandmore.org

• St. Vincent DePaul:

Middletown – svdmiddletown.org | 860-344-0097

Norwich – svdpp.org | 860-889-7374

• Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries: www.shorelinesoupkitchens.org | 860-388-1988

Food Pantry at St. Mark Church: Bob Edburg - 860-304-3454 | Tuesdays 11:30am – 2:15pm

 

• Westbrook Youth & Family Services: www.wyfs.org | 860-399-9239

 

IS IT INTERFERING WITH YOUR LIFE?

Addiction Treatment Division: https://www.addictiontreatmentdivision.org

https://www.addictioncenter.com/Addiction/Elderly/

 

Alcohol: www.aa.org | 1-866 783-7712

www.ctalanon.org | 1-888-825-2666 - (if someone else’s drinking is affecting your life)

Other Drugs: www.na.org | 1-818 773-9999 x 135

 

Food: www.oa.org | 1-505-891-2664

 

Gambling: www.gamblersanonymous.org

 

Connecticut Hotline Number: 1-855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)

Other Helpful Links

 


     More Catholic websites recommendations can be found via Untangling the Catholic Web.

 

While these organizations by their structure are not affiliated with either Parish or the Diocese of Norwich, we are enriched by the support, generosity and opportunities for Christian Service they provide.

 

ST. JOHN PARISH

161 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Tel: (860) 388-3787

ST. MARK PARISH

222 McVeagh Road, Westbrook, CT 06498

Tel: (860) 399-9207

Parishes of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, CT 

 

Serving the Communities of Greater Old Saybrook, Westbrook, and

Our Sister Parish, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Port Au Prince, Haiti

 

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