THE FOLLOWING ARE BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF A FEW OF THE PROGRAMS OFFERED BY
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YELLOW DOT PROGRAM: Community Connections has partnered with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department to bring the Yellow Dot program to Findley Lake. This program is designed to help first responders provide immediate care whether in your home or responding to a car accident. Yellow Dot Kits are available in our office.
REFLECTIVE HOUSE NUMBERS: Community Connections was awarded a grant from the Johnson Foundation in Jamestown, NY. Community Connections decided to use a portion of the grant towards the purchase of reflective house number signs for the safety of its residents. This program was in collaboration with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department. It is being continued through the donation from the Findley Lake Fire Department's Women's Auxiliary. (see news)
R.S.V.P. - as members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Community Connections can offer multiple free services such as shopping, retrieving mail, running errands or transportation to and from your doctor's office. The RSVP is a branch of the Senior Corps administered by the Corp for National and Community Services, a federal agency.
R.U.O.K. - this program is a free service that allows a daily check on your well being. This automated phone system service is administered by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's office and sponsored by Community Connections. The system allows you to receive one or two automated phone calls a day to assure you are "OK."
FREE CELL PHONE - this program offers free cell phones to those who qualify financially .
HIICAP COUNSELING - Community Connections has sponsored two of its directors to become Health Insurance Information Counselors. This allows Community Connections to serve as an information source for anyone with questions about their Medicare insurance.
MEDICARE SAVINGS PROGRAM - your Medicare Part B fee is automatically deducted from you Social Security check. This $104.90 could be returned to you if you qualify.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE - free legal assistance is available to seniors at least 60 years of age. This program is offered in conjunction with the Office for Aging via a New York State grant.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LENDNG LIBRARY - Borrow walkers, crutches, canes that are in very good condition. Donations currently being accepted.
LEAF AND SNOW REMOVAL- Need help with leaf or snow removal? Call us now! We will do our best to connect you with help.
SHOPPING, TRANSPORTATION, MEDICATIONS - Need transportation, help with shopping? Need someone to pick up mail or medications? Call us now!