40 Maple Street
Ellington, CT 06029
Tel: (860) 870-3133
8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Mondays
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday
Director: Erin R. Graziani
Jean Baseel, Assistant to the Director
Samantha Baer, Program/Activity Coordinator
Michael Joslin, Lead Van Driver
Linda Worthington, Van Driver
Patrick Joyce, Van Driver
Florence Brennan, Transportation Clerk
Claude Robert, Transportation Clerk
Nicholas Delorme, Custodian
Claire Rich, Custodian
Linda Sika, Receptionist, Easter Seal Capital Region & Eastern CT Senior Community Service Program
Ellington Senior Center
Office Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm Monday-Friday
Florence Brennan, Transportation Secretary
Claude Robert, Transportation Secretary
Ellington Medical Transportation Services (EMAT): EMAT is a transportation service for non-emergency appointments for Ellington residents. The program is funded in part by the Older Americans Act through the North Central Area Agency on Aging. EMAT appointments are offered Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9:00am-2:30pm; Fridays between the hours of 9:00am-1:30pm. EMAT appointments require 14 days prior notice to our Transportation Department. A $3.00 donation fee is suggested per each trip.
Van Transportation: Regular van services includes rides to the Senior Center, shopping, Out to Lunch programs and occasional evening events. Request a transportation "packet" by calling the Transportation Line at (860)870-3137 between the hours of 9:00am-12:00pm. One week notice is required. A $30.00 donation fee is suggested as an annual donation for transportation.
The Senior Center Town Crier
A monthly newsletter, "The Town Crier", can be obtained by stopping by the Center or calling the Center to be put on the mailing list. The Town Crier is also available online by clicking on above link.
The Senior Center Special Events Calendar
A monthly calendar providing dates for programs and events can be obtained by stopping by the Center or calling the Center to be put on the mailing list. The Sr. Center Special Events Calendar is also available online by clicking on above link.
Coming Soon: We are in the process of creating our own website! Stay tuned....
OUR MISSION: "The Ellington Senior Center is a place that provides an environment for an individual age 60 years and over to enhance a healthy lifestyle that maintains independence, dignity, self respect and productivity through participation in recreational, social, educational, informational and healthy activities and programs."
A Senior Center Steering Committee was established to study the future space and location needs of Ellington Senior Citizens. Click here to view meeting minutes.
The Town of Ellington's first Senior Center was established in April 1997. The Center offers many programs and services to enhance the lives of individuals. In January 2000, the Town of Ellington received a grant to purchase a 14 passenger van that is used for programs and activities.
These programs include:
- Arts & Crafts
- Cards & Games
- Health & Fitness
- Language Arts
- Musical Programs
- Outdoor Activities
- Social Groups
- Technology Classes
Weather Permitting Activities:
- Senior Center Co-Ed Golf League: Every Monday at Rolling Meadows Country Club (8:00am in July & August)
- Weekday Walking Club meets daily at 9:00am
- Fund Raising
- In-house Activity