Helpful  Resources

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Due to Covid-19, the AARP Tax-Aide program is not operating in Stamford this tax season. However, free virtual tax assistance is available through VITA. See details below.

If you cannot upload your documents and need assistance,

please call 203-674-9336 and volunteer tax counselors can help

Tax filing Deadline to file your Federal & CT taxes has been

extended till Monday, May 17, 2021

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AAA’s FREE Driving Improvement Classes are Back!

 

Starting on Tuesdays in March through July, AAA will be offering its FREE 4-hour Classes VIRTUALLY to drivers 60 years of age and older who need to obtain a certificate for up to 5% off on a portion of their insurance premiums. Classes are open to AAA members and non-members.

 

 

To register, participants must visit www.aaa.com/defensivedriving, follow the links and hen choose “Connecticut Virtual” under your home state .

 

Classes will be held on Tuesdays via Zoom on the following dates and times:

 

From 10 am – 2 pm From 12 noon - 4pm

   March 2 & 16      March 2 & 23

    April 6, 13, & 27      April 6 & 20

    May 11 & 25      May 4 & 18

  

To participate in these virtual classes, registrants will need: A PC, laptop or IPad with an integrated or portable webcam. Using a SmartPhone may be difficult because the class is video-based.  An email and zoom account. To download the Zoom app, visit www.zoom.us.

General Resources

 

Medicare

 

Social Security

Seniorguidance.org

 

Veterans Administration

 

Veteran's Aid & Attendance

 

Administration on Aging

 

Center for Medicare Advocacy

Hospital Observation Status tip sheet

 

Local Social Service Resources

 

SilverSource, Inc.

 

City of Stamford- Social Services Division

 

Family Centers

Senior Housing Resources

Charter Oak Communities

 

 

 

Nutrition Resources

Catholic Charities - 

  • home delivered meals

  • congregate meal sites

Food Pantries-

 

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Wheel It Forward

Is a local non-profit library for durable medical equipment.

(DME)

An easy way to borrow or donate gently used DME at no cost (donations welcomed)

If you need DME or have gently used DME that is no longer needed please call us at:

(203) 852-8600

or visit our website

WheelitForwardUSA.org

    Check out our inventory, donate equipment, volunteer or to donate cash to support our volunter-run operations.

Serving Fairfield County CT and

neighboring Westchester communities