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Assisted Living in West Haven, CT

West Haven is a coastal community on the Long Island Sound. There are approximately 7,600 seniors aged 65 and above living in this city of over 55,000 residents. The area’s hot summers and seafront spots, such as Morse Beach, make it an attractive retirement option. Seniors enjoy a cost of living that’s a few points below the state average. With 318 medical professionals for every 100,000 people, West Haven’s health care choices are plentiful. The community is home to several top-class hospitals, including the Hill Health Center West Haven and the DOCS Medical Urgent Care unit.

West Haven is served by 25 assisted living facilities, five of which are within city limits. Seniors pay an average of $6,445, making the area one of the costliest in the state.

2 Assisted Living communities in West Haven, CT | 20 nearby communities

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1. Apple Rehab West Haven

308 Savin Avenue, West Haven, CT, 06516

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Your Time Home Care & Companions, West Haven, CT

2. Your Time Home Care & Companions

80 Grove Place , West Haven, CT, 06516

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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20 matching communities nearby West Haven

1. Evergreen Woods

88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT, 06471

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $5150 / mo

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2. Just Like Home’s Dogwood Home

62 Dogwood Drive, Shelton, CT, 06484

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $7800 / mo

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3. The Village at Mariner’s Point

111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT, 06512

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT, 06611

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Benchmark at Split Rock

708A Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT, 06484

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. The Hearth at Gardenside

173 Alps Road, Branford, CT, 06405

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT, 06518

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Maplewood at Orange

245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT, 06477

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Spring Village at Stratford

6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT, 06614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Right at Home New Haven County

200 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT, 06460

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Atria Larson Place

1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT, 06517

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Coachman Square at Woodbridge

21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT, 06525

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Masonicare at Ashlar Village

74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT, 06492

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Linden at Woodbridge

330 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT, 06525

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. The Watermark At 3030 Park

3030 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT, 06604

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Mary Wade Home and Community Services, New Haven, CT

16. Mary Wade Home and Community Services

118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, CT, 06513

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. St Joseph’s Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center

6448 MAIN STREET, Trumbull, CT, 06611

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center

45 Maltby Street, Shelton, CT, 06484

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

7003 Main St, Stratford, CT, 06614

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Shady Knoll

41 Skokorat Street , Seymour, CT, 06483

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in West Haven, CT

The Cost of Assisted Living in West Haven

While the median rate for assisted living in West Haven of $6,445 is $2,145 above the national average, it’s only slightly higher than the state’s median monthly rate of $6,300. Costs in Massachusetts are $360 below New Haven. However, assisted living in the city costs a lot more than in the adjacent states of New York ($4,800) and Rhode Island ($4,950).

$6445

West Haven

$6300

Connecticut

$4300

The United States

$4800

New York

$6085

Massachusetts

$4950

Rhode Island

The West Haven area is the second most expensive in Connecticut after Bridgeport. Rates in Hartford and Norwich are over $690 more affordable than in New Haven. Across state lines in both New York City ($5,991) and Providence ($4,950), Rhode Island, assisted living costs are well below New Haven.

$6445

West Haven

$6300

Connecticut

$5753

Hartford

$5700

Norwich

$7838

Bridgeport

$5991

New York, NY

$4950

Providence, RI

Note: Data for West Haven was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, New Haven, was used instead.

West Haven Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Seniors aged 65 and above who are eligible for Medicaid may benefit from Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders. Administered by the state’s Department of Social Services, this program has a Private Pay Assisted Living component that helps with the cost of assisted living. The program pays for personal care services, excluding room and board.

See our Assisted Living in Connecticut page for more details on this waiver and to check who qualifies.

West Haven Assisted Living Resources



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The West Haven Senior Center(203) 937-3507A component of The Department of Elderly Services, the West Haven Senior Center offers an array of fun activities for older adults in the city. For a small yearly membership fee, seniors can enjoy bingo, dance lessons and structured activities. The center puts together regular discussion groups and trips to nearby attractions.
The Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut(203) 785-8533For older adults in the West Haven area, the Agency on Aging offers access to an array of helpful programs. Services include options counseling, information and referrals, financial counseling and more.
The AmeriCorps Senior Programs(203) 752-3059By joining AmeriCorps volunteer programs, seniors can enrich their lives and contribute to their communities. The Agency on Aging oversees three programs that seniors aged 55 and older can be part of: the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, the Senior Companion Program and the Foster Grandparent Program.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program(800) 994-9422SHIP offers free and confidential advice on Medicare-related options. Counselors can assist seniors in navigating the complex list of insurance choices. Topics covered include Medicare enrollment, plan comparisons and financial aid programs.
New Haven Legal Assistance Association(203) 946-4811Low-income seniors can contact this nonprofit agency for free legal advice and representation on a variety of topics. Lawyers and paralegals can assist in civil matters, such as family law, public benefits and guardianship.
Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program(866) 388-1888The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program exists to protect the rights and well-being of assisted living residents. Seniors and their family members can report complaints that are then investigated by program representatives. Volunteers can act as mediators between residents and their facilities.
Connecticut State Department of Veterans Affairs(860) 616-3562This department serves seniors who were part of the country’s Armed Forces. Older adults can find out what state and federal programs they’re eligible for and get help claiming benefits.

West Haven Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

The Connecticut Department of Public Health sets the regulations that managed residential communities, such as assisted living facilities, must abide by. Learn more about these state laws on our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.