Community Services

ORANGE COMMUNITY SERVICES MISSION STATEMENT

The Orange Community Services Department strives to develop and maintain a coordinated system of social services that provides advocacy, information, programs, activities, resources, referrals and support for youth, adults, families, elderly and disabled residents in the town of Orange.

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Thank You Amazon!
Thank you to Amazon for the very generous donation to the Orange Community Assistance fund. The fund services Orange residents in need with home heating, groceries, and our annual holiday programs. 

Throughout Covid-19 staff has been working and can be reached by phone at 203-891-4788.

The OVNA is diligently working to vaccinate residents for the Covid Virus. They are conducting  Covid Vaccine clinics for the public on Thursdays at the High lains Community Center. To register click on the "Vaccine Registration" circle on the Orange-ct.gov home page. Meanwhile, continue with safe practice, wear your masks, maintain six feet distance, and  wash your hands. 


The OVNA is available 8:30a-4:30p to answer any questions you may have. The OVNA are continuing to monitor Blood Pressure of people that want to come in for a Blood Pressure check by appointment.

If you are missing our classes, and you like Chair Exercise click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XklI-X6K7jc. OGAT filmed Suzanne Anderson leading Rae Maclellan in Chair Exercise. Now you can exercise from home! 

Frozen Meals 

Orange Community Services in conjunction with our congregate lunch program has arranged for a special frozen meal program consisting of a box of 5 frozen meals during the Covid-19 pandemic. We can deliver them or you can come by and pick the meals up. Delivery is only available to Orange residents. Call the office to complete an application. Suggested donation is $3 per meal, would be greatly appreciated is your are able. Below is a picture representing the contents of the frozen meal box. Delivery is usually mid day Thursdays.

Legal Clinic

We are resuming our Legal Clinic services. Attorney Floman DePaola’s office will conduct appointments via telephone on the first Wednesday of the month. Appointments will be for 1/2 an hour beginning at 9:00am. Please call the senior center at 203-891-4788 to schedule an appointment. We will forward the schedule to Floman DePaola office who will then contact you at the scheduled time. Please be home for the appointment.

Per Diem Driver Opportunity Available

New and Revised Resource Directory

The Community Services Department is responsible for planning, providing and coordinating social services for Orange residents of all ages. Community Services Department includes Senior Services, Outreach/Municipal Agent Services, Special Needs Services, Transportation Services, Behavioral Health Services through Bridges Health Care, Food Bank and Fuel Assistance, Elderly Nutrition Program, Volunteer Opportunities for residents of all ages.

  1. Community Services

    Main Phone Number
    Phone: (203) 891 - 4788

  2. Physical Address
    High Plains Community Center
    525 Orange Center Road
    Orange, CT 06477


  3. Dennis Marsh

    Senior Services Coordinator

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:30 – 4:30