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 Meal

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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.

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Residential Repair Program


Southold Town has a Residential Repair Program for Seniors aged 60 and older. The labor is free, and the senior pays only for parts and materials. Repairs include, replacing faucet washers, rewiring lamps, installing grab bars, and safety rails. Call the Human Resource Center at (631) 298-4460 for more information. The program is funded by Southold Town, The Suffolk County Office for the Aging, and the NYS Office for the Aging.

Seniors aged 60 and older can participate. The best part - the labor is free - the senior only pays for parts or materials used to complete the repair.

We offer this service to both homeowners and renters and there is no income requirement. We handle the type of jobs that don’t require a licensed craftsman. These include:
  • Caulking and weather stripping
  • Changing light bulbs and batteries in smoke detectors
  • Installing grab bars and safety rails
  • Patching concrete including steps
  • Repairing or replacing locks
  • Replacing faucet washers
  • Rewiring lamps or replacing light switches and plugs

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Call and ask us, we’ll make every effort to assist. All seniors are also given the opportunity to make a voluntary and anonymous contribution which is used to expand this popular and important program. Contact our office at (631) 298-4460 for more information and to schedule an appointment today.

Senior Adult Day Care

Senior Adult Day Care provides a full day of care from 9:00 am to 4:00 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. Voluntary contribution is $25 per day for residents and $50 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


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.

Advocacy


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.
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