The Orange Senior Center provides various social activities, educational programs, classes, lectures, safety programs, trips, health screenings and a monthly newsletter.
Classes Sign up for the next session of Orange Senior Center Classes.
Provides a hot meal at lunchtime, Mondays through Fridays which is sponsored by the Elderly Nutrition Program of New Haven. A reservation and donation are requested. Call (203) 891-4765.
Elderly Outreach Services: Services include assessments, family consultation, information/referral, support, entitlement applications, and follow-up to homebound seniors. Call (203) 891-4787.
Transportation Services: The town provides vans to transport Orange seniors and residents with disabilities to and from appointments. The vans are equipped to service handicapped individuals.
The town now requires an application process and evaluation appointment through its Outreach/Municipal Agent. You call Denise Stein at (203) 891-4787 before making a van appointment.
Notice is required a week in advance or as soon as you get your appointment date. A donation is requested for each trip. Call Kim Callahan at (203) 891-4788.
Lending Library: Various books and videotapes on multiple topics are available in the Center's Senior Lounge. This service is based on the honor system. Donations of books and videos are welcome.
Intergenerational Tutoring Program: Retired seniors tutor Orange Elementary school children in English, Math, History, Science, Language Arts, and Study Skills every Thursday from 3 pm until 5 pm at the Case Memorial Library. Call John Ulatowski at (203) 891-4785.