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This section of our website is for people 60 and older. Click on links below to find more information or contact the local office as listed on the left.

For debt collection issues, financial abuse, scams or other consumer problems, call the Consumer Law Project for Elders at 1-800-296-1467. For more information, click on Financial and Debt Issues below.

Medical and Health Care

You should make sure Social Security has your correct address on file. You can learn more about the new cards on the Medicare website.

The Center for Medicare Advocacy’s mission is to advance access to comprehensive Medicare coverage and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities by providing exceptional legal analysis, education, and advocacy.

Medicaid (also known as Title 19 or Title XIX)  is a federal and state funded medical assistance program offered by the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) for certain low-income families and individuals. 

For non-institutional health care providers (doctors, therapists, nurses, etc.), Connecticut statutes govern a patient's right to access his or her medical records.

Medicaid is health insurance that helps people pay some or all of their medical bills. It may be free for families with children, pregnant women, and adults without children at home, depending on their income.

Get information about financial eligibility criteria, benefits, and related information for Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, Social Security, and more.

The State of Connecticut and some drug manufactures offer programs that help certain persons who need prescription medications.

Call Legal Aid for Help

If you are 60 or over, you can get help from legal aid by calling the office directly. Click here to find your legal services office by town.

Consumer Law Project for Elders (statewide): 1‑800‑296‑1467

Bridgeport Connecticut Legal Services: 1‑800‑809‑4434 or 203‑336‑3851

Greater Hartford Legal Aid: 860‑541‑5000

New Haven Legal Assistance: 203‑946‑4811

Stamford Connecticut Legal Services: 203‑348‑9216

Waterbury Connecticut Legal Services: 1‑800‑413‑7797 or 203‑756‑8074

Willimantic Connecticut Legal Services: 1‑800‑413‑7796 or 860‑456‑1761

Get help from 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 or go to 211ct.org for help with services in your community.

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This section of our website is for people 60 and older. Click on links below to find more information or contact the local office as listed on the left.

For debt collection issues, financial abuse, scams or other consumer problems, call the Consumer Law Project for Elders at 1-800-296-1467. For more information, click on Financial and Debt Issues below.

Medical and Health Care

You should make sure Social Security has your correct address on file. You can learn more about the new cards on the Medicare website.

The Center for Medicare Advocacy’s mission is to advance access to comprehensive Medicare coverage and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities by providing exceptional legal analysis, education, and advocacy.

Medicaid (also known as Title 19 or Title XIX)  is a federal and state funded medical assistance program offered by the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) for certain low-income families and individuals. 

For non-institutional health care providers (doctors, therapists, nurses, etc.), Connecticut statutes govern a patient's right to access his or her medical records.

Medicaid is health insurance that helps people pay some or all of their medical bills. It may be free for families with children, pregnant women, and adults without children at home, depending on their income.

Get information about financial eligibility criteria, benefits, and related information for Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, Social Security, and more.

The State of Connecticut and some drug manufactures offer programs that help certain persons who need prescription medications.