Social Services

SNAP

  • Supplemental SNAP benefits will continue as of the time of this printing. Please contact Diane @ 413-534-3698, ext.120 for help to complete an application.

WELLNESS CALLS

  • Our volunteers and staff are staying connected to residents more than ever through the hundreds of phone calls they are making weekly. Would you like a call? Do you know someone who would like a call? Contact Colleen @ 413-534-3698 ext. 105 to get on the list.

50+ JOB SEEKERS PROGRAM

  • Any Massachusetts resident 50+ years old can register to participate. Each session is guided by a professional employment coach. Please Visit: www.50plusjobseekers.org to register.

SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM 

  • The Senior Companion Program through Valley Opportunity Council (VOC) has suspended services due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The program matches frail Chicopee elders with older adult volunteers who keep the elder company, assist with medical appointments or errands, or provide respite to a family member. While the program is on hiatus, anyone who would like to be placed on a list for future services may call Holly Angelo at RiverMills Center at 534-3698, ext. 103, for a referral.

FOOT CARE HOME VISITS

  • Cost: $50 
  • We are excited to announce that we have found a Registered Nurse to conduct home visits for foot care! Sharon Beaulie, Registered Nurse, will be available for home visits for foot care. Sharon is a Chicopee native and has 18 years of nursing experience. She will be able to make foot care home visits for seniors in Chicopee and South Hadley. To schedule an appointment, you can call Sharon directly at 413-552-9533.

SHINE - SERVING THE HEALTH INSURANCE NEEDS OF ELDERS

  • SHINE volunteer counselors are available to answer questions about Medicare and other health insurance issues. Please call RiverMills at 534-3698 and we will get your contact information to a SHINE counselor who will call you back to answer your health insurance questions.
Meal Options for Seniors COVID-19