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.
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.
Orange Visiting Nurse Association Flu Clinic
The OVNA is continuing to provide Flu shots, by appointment only at the OVNA as long as supplies last. Preparations are being made for the upcoming Covid vaccine when available. The OVNA continues to manage risks of Covid with social distancing, wearing our face masks (at times double masks). The OVNA is available 8:30a-4:30p to answer any questions you may have. The OVNA have not resumed the Elena Arena Blood Pressure clinic, due to the risks of Covid, but 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 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!
Be aware the insurances the OVNA accept are Aetna, Anthem, BC/BS and Medicare
Marc Figlar will present Connecticut Care on Nov 2, United Health Care on Nov 9, Anthem on Nov 16, Carepartners Nov 23, and Wellcare Nov 30 all at 1:00pm.
Remember, we will be maintaining social distance and wearing facial coverings. Seating is limited due to Covid so you will need to preregister at (203) 891-4788.
F & W Equipment Food Drive
OPD Drive Thru Food Drive
Calvary Baptist Church food donation
Thank You to Rotary
Orange Community Services would like to thank the Orange Rotary Club for their generous donation of food purchased with grant funds obtained to remediate needs due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. We also thank the Orange Rotary for the most generous monetary donation to the Orange Food Bank. These donations will help replenish and sustain the Orange Food Bank with many needed items to assist Orange residents and families in need during this most challenging time. Your support is so very much appreciated.
Thank you to the Orange Lions for their generous donation of food and gift cards to the Orange Food Bank. Your support is so greatly appreciated especially during these most challenging times.
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.
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.