Chicopee Elder Care Resources

Chicopee Senior Center, Chicopee Council on Aging, 5 West Main Street |
Sandra Lapollo, Executive Director
534-3698
Meals on Wheels and Congregate Meal Sites : Contact WestMass Elder Care
538-9020
To Report Elder Abuse and Neglect in Chicopee, Massachusetts:
Report Elder Abuse to Executive Office of Elder Affiars 24/7: (800) 922-2275
Submit Mandated Reporter forms to, and
get counseling help for physical and financial abuse and neglect from Greater Springfield Senior Services. The 800 number is staffed 24/7.

781-8800
(800) 922-2275

PDF At Home Elder Care Programs Paid by Medicaid:
Personal Care Attendant, Adult Family Care, and Community Choices Programs

The ASAP (Aging Services Access Point) for eligibility screening and information on At Home Care Programs in Chicopee is WestMass Elder Care, 4 Valley Mill Road, Holyoke, MA 01040

538-9020 

Great to be Home, 2024 Westover Road, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01022, adjacent to Chicopee VNA

(413) 593-6962
Congregate Housing
Supportive In home services available at Fairhaven Apartments and Birch Park Place. Services include case management, 24 hour emergency response, personal care, home maker, laundry, medication reminder, social activities, congregate style meals. Call Brittany Wood, Housing Options Coordinator at West Mass Elder Care
538-9020
extension 351
Adult Day Health Care Programs in Chicopee, Massachusetts
CHD Hawthorn Adult Day Health Elder Care, 93 Main Street | Julianne Moreno
accepts MassHealth, SCO (Senior Care Options) and private pay
For more information, or to refer yourself or a family member, call (413) 426-0989 or email hawthorn@chd.org.
598-8217, ext 351
Support Groups in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group for family members and friends of people with Alzheimer’s disease to share feelings, concerns, information and support.
3rd Wednesday from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm at Chicopee Senior Center, 7 Valley View Court
Click for: Other Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Support Group locations and times

Jared Krok
534-3698
Caregiver Support Program, Greater Springfield Senior Services
781-8800
Assisted Living Facilities in Chicopee, Massachusetts
Monthly Rent Amount updated as of October, 2012

The Arbors at Chicopee, 929 Memorial Drive | Sondra Jones, Marketing Director
92 apartments - 10 apartments are memory impaired in the Reflections secured facility; 50 apartments are set aside for moderate and low income GAFC residents;
Traditional Assisted Living:
Studio: $3,750 / month
One Bedroom: $3,590 - $4,050 / month
Two Bedroom: $4,700 - $5,119 / month / Second person companion: $2,650 / month
LIHTC: Low Income Housing
Gross yearly income less than $36,240 (one person); $41,400 (two people); including interest/dividends from assets.
Studio: $856 + Plus Services = $2,798 / month
One Bedroom: $893 + Plus Services = $2,835 / month
Companion: $496 + Plus Services = $2,438 / month
GAFC (Group Adult Foster Care)
Gross income less than $1,184 / month. Residents keep up to $73 per month of their income. Balance is paid to The Arbors.
Studio: $594 + Food/Services = $1,111 / month + GAFC PMT
One Bedroom: $667 + Food/Services = $1,111 / month + GAFC PMT
Companion: $440 + Food/Services = $1,011 / month + GAFC PMT
GAFC Residents Requirements: 1. Financial-meet SSI-G financial guidelines and have no more than $2,000 in assets.
2. Clinical – meet GAFC guidelines for needing assistance with at least 1 ADL
3. Must obtain GAFC/SSIG approvals
REFLECTIONS (Memory Impaired)
One Bedroom: $4,950 -$5,050 / month
Companion $1,099 - $2,85 / month. Second Person: $750.00

593-0088
extension 104
Subsidized Housing and Supportive Housing in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

Chicopee Housing Authority, 128 Meeting House Road | Monica Plazic, Director
Fairhaven Apartments, 400 Briton Street. 96 units.
Birch Park Place (72 units)

592-6132
Congregate Housing: See Fairhaven Apartments and Birch Park Place, above
For information, Call WestMass Elder Care
Brittney Wood
538-9020 X351
Private Subsidized Housing in Chicopee, Massachusetts

McKinley House, 128 Meeting House Road

592-6132
Nursing Homes in Chicopee, Massachusetts:

Chicopee Gardens for Nursing and Rehabilitatio, 44 New Lombard Road |
68 beds; private and semi private rooms

592-7738

Willimansett East Nursing Home, 11 St. Anthony Street. | Allison Baker, Admission Director
Short term rehab, long term care;
85 beds - 3 bedrooms, semi private and private

(413) 388-4370
315-4205
extension 665

Willimansett West Nursing Home, 546 Chicopee Street | Ginger Osinuga, Admissions Director;
Short term rehab, long term care;
103 beds - 3 bedrooms, semi private and private

536-2540
extension 601
Nursing Home Ombudsman for Chicopee Massachusetts

WestMass Elder Care - Bob Cochrane

538-9020 ext 331
Veterans' Agent for Chicopee, Massachusetts
Veteran's Service Officer: Kimberly A. Babin
36 Center Street Hours: Monday - Friday 7 am - 3 pm
594-3470
FAX: 594-3594
This directory is compiled from information submitted to us by the elder care agencies and facilities. The directory is not a recommendation or endorsement.
It is a contact reference list for families and caregivers.

Updated February 26, 2014