Programs & Assistance
Senior Services Programs
The Senior Nutrition Programs are a vital part of Senior Services. The Congregate Dining Program provides a hot nutritious meal to senior participants age 60 and older (and spouses of any age) five days a week at the Human Resource Center, 750 Pacific Street, Mattituck. Meals are served at 12:00 noon and transportation is available. The voluntary contribution is $4 per meal. Sign-up is before 11:30 am.
Home Delivered Meals
Home delivered meals are available to homebound residents 60 or older (spouses and disabled dependents of any age). This program provides a nutritionally well balanced meal to help maintain health and well being as well as daily contact which offers vital support to the functionally impaired elderly, their families, and caregivers. Hot meals are delivered Monday through Friday between 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. All home delivered meal participants receive a complete in home assessment by our program staff to determine eligibility for home delivered meals as well as other benefits and services they may be entitled to. Assistance is provided by our staff in completing benefit applications for eligible seniors. Suggested donation for each meal is $4.
Senior Adult Day Care Senior Adult Day Care provides a full day of care from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (Monday through Friday) in a protective setting for frail or cognitively impaired elderly adults 60 and older who cannot remain alone. The program provides socialization, recreation, assistance with personal care and nutrition.
This program offers respite for caregivers while providing a meaningful day for participants. Town resident daily plan program fee is $50.00 per day and $60.00 per day for Non-Residents. Transportation is available for a fee. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided. Please call (631) 298-4470 and speak to Adult Daycare Supervisor Jean DeLorme.
Caregiver Support Group
The Caregiver Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 1:30 pm at the Human Resource Center in Mattituck. We provide information and education to families while offering mutual support. If you are a caregiver and would like more information, please call us at (631) 298-4460 and we can help you.
Case Management, including benefits and entitlement counseling, long term care planning, information and referral services, and application assistance and advocacy. Community outreach and education regarding various programs and services are also provided and are available to community groups upon request. For further information, please call (631) 298-4460.
Suffolk County Office for the Aging provides Senior Advocate Pam Kreutz to our nutrition site in Mattituck. Pam Kreutz is available to assist senior participants with application for various entitlements and benefits and is available here one day monthly. To schedule an appointment please call (631) 298-4460.
Telephone Reassurance Program
The Telephone Reassurance Program (RSVP) Retired Senior Volunteer Program is for seniors in Southold who live alone. Telephone contact assures well-being. Volunteers call Monday through Friday to any homebound senior who requests this service. There is no fee for this service. Please call (631) 288-0754 to register.