26 Assisted Living Facilities near West Haven, CT

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in West Haven, CT


Provides: Assisted Living
588 Ocean Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516
"We loved Seacrest, and that’s probably where we’re going to go. It’s a great place, and it had everything we needed. The rooms were beautiful, spotless, and clean, and there was no odor of any kind. " More

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Soundview Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Care Ln, West Haven, CT 06516
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Evergreen Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT 06471
"North Branford’s Premier Retirement Community Experience luxury senior living at Evergreen Woods of North Branford, Connecticut. Members of our community enjoy premier accommodations, robust..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Carriage Green at Milford

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Plains Road, Milford, CT 06461
"I like Carriage Green at Milford because it was airy, light, and well maintained. It didn't look like a dump, and it didn't look like it came out of the 1870s either. This is for an average, every..." More

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Just Like Home's Dogwood Home

Provides: Assisted Living
62 Dogwood Drive, Shelton, CT 06484
"I am very happy with the care my Mother receives at Just Like Home. Professional and kind staff with lots of activities to keep the residents active, along with house kittens which keep them..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Benchmark at Split Rock

Provides: Assisted Living
708A Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
"Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock is pretty much brand new, so the interior is beautiful. The staff was wonderful too, and it's a perfect location for us. They have the best location. They had..." More

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Spring Village at Stratford

Provides: Assisted Living
6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614
"Spring Village at Stratford was my sister's choice because she wanted to live in the area. The people there are very caring and they are very attentive. My sister's family is very comfortable..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

Provides: Assisted Living
2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
"My grandmother moved into Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull. We just liked its location, and she knew some people there already. Our move-in experience went fine. The staff is very friendly, and she..." More

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Caring Star 2014

The Village at Mariner's Point

Provides: Assisted Living
111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
"I visited The Village at Mariner's Point twice and I thought it was excellent. As far as I am concerned, I thought it was the nicest place I have gone to. They had all the conveniences; except we..." More

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Maplewood at Orange

Provides: Assisted Living
245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT 06477
"Maplewood at Orange has exceeded our families' expectations. The care and kindness they have shown my Mom and our family has been exceptional. Maplewood at Orange in my opinion is unlike any other..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
"We went to Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden. That one seemed absolutely wonderful. I actually had started a contract with them, and gave them a deposit. But the next day they called me, they did a..." More

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The Hearth at Gardenside

Provides: Assisted Living
173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405
"Mom came to The Hearth a year ago after a 3 week stay in the hospital for multiple issues and then 2 weeks in rehab. We had been trying for the past two years to get her into a facility but she..." More
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Coachman Square at Woodbridge

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
"My mother is in Coachman Square at Woodbridge now in Connecticut. She's been staying here for quite a while now. It really helped her a lot especially emotionally. They have a beautiful scenic..." More

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Atria Larson Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
"Staff are always friendly and welcoming on the phone and in person. The nursing team is wonderful and very responsive. The entire team really cares about all of the residents and families." More

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Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehabilita...

Provides: Assisted Living
7003 Main St, Stratford, CT 06614

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Hamden Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1270 Sherman Lane, Hamden, CT 06514

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Apple Rehab Laurel Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
451 North High Street, East Haven, CT 06512

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Masonicare at Ashlar Village

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

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Linden at Woodbridge

Provides: Assisted Living
330 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
"Linden at Woodbridge is very nice and they're in the process of renovations. The people who showed us around were very nice, too. We interviewed with the nurse and she was very helpful. The people..." More

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The Watermark At 3030 Park

Provides: Assisted Living
3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
"Everything I saw at The Watermark At 3030 Park was a five. The place is nice and new. It has been refurbished and it is completely renovated. It is very nice. I was showed a couple of rooms, and..." More

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Wesley Heights - Wesley Village

Provides: Assisted Living
580 Long Hill Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
"Crosby Commons (Wesley Heights) was a great place. It's just what I wanted, and I have friends there. I had an excellent meal there. The staff seemed very friendly. They have a lot of activities..." More

Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
26 Smith Street, Seymour, CT 06483
"Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living was nice. They had activities, crafts, exercise, physical therapy there if you need it, and a beautiful dining room. They had a porch or patio area out back. It's..." More

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Montowese Health & Rehab Center

Provides: Assisted Living
163 Quinnipiac Ave, North Haven, CT 06473
"My mom went to Montowese for rehab, and it was very clean. The rooms were spacious. The people were friendly and they had activities. The food looks good. She was there for a couple of weeks. " More

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Glendale Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4 Hazel Ave, Naugatuck, CT 06770
"It always seemed filthy, and the food was disgusting, but Grandma seemed happy here. The staff was nice enough and she made many good friends who shared her room. They had events for the seniors in..." More

Bishop Wicke Health Center

Provides: Assisted Living
584 Long Hill Ave, Shelton, CT 06484
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Skyview Center

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Marc Dr, Wallingford, CT 06492
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Haven

    West Haven, Connecticut is located on the shoreline in south-central Connecticut. This beach town features a popular board walk where seniors can stroll, as well as fishing and dining seaside. The population of West Haven is 52,360 and 14 percent are aged 65 and older. West Haven offers many elderly services tailored to the needs of its senior population like dancing, art and exercise classes, day trips and bingo nights. There are also six assisted living facilities from which to choose in West Haven. 

    In Connecticut assisted living communities are referred to as managed residential communities. Connecticut does not license assisted living facilities, but the Connecticut Department of Health does regulate agencies that provide and manage assisted living services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Haven

    • The cost of living in West Haven is higher than the U.S. average, which may be challenging for seniors who are on a budget.
    • While West Haven receives more rain and snow than other areas in the U.S., it also has 208 sunny days per year, higher than the national average. For seniors that enjoy being outdoors, the sunny climate may be attractive.
    • West Haven offers any resident over 55 special access to door-to-door transportation via a contract with Dattco. Seniors may schedule medical appointments for a small fee and receive free transportation to the West Haven Senior Center. Additionally, free transportation to local attractions and shopping areas is available via the West Haven Senior Shuttle.
    • Crime rates are lower than the U.S. average in West Haven, so seniors can feel comfortable while exploring the city.
    • Retirement income and Social Security benefits are taxed in Connecticut, but seniors who have an adjusted gross income below $50,000 are exempt from the tax.
    • West Haven has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in New Haven.

    Paying for Assisted Living in West Haven

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,381.00 Shelton
    $5,000.00 Stratford
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,793.00 East Haven
    $3,527.00 Hamden
    $3,140.00 Woodbridge

    Assisted Living costs in West Haven start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in West Haven and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in West Haven

    Connecticut does not fund assisted living through its Medicaid program, but eligible seniors can apply for the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders state Medicaid Waiver to help offset the costs.  Seniors can receive help finding an assisted living community and applying for financial aid by contacting the Agency on Aging of South-Central Connecticut.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in West Haven

    West Haven and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in West Haven, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

    The 10 Best Assisted Living Communities in West Haven Area

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Haven

    West Haven-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near West Haven, CT

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in West Haven

    • Review of Seacrest

      We loved Seacrest, and that’s probably where we’re going to go. It’s a great place, and it had everything we needed. The rooms were beautiful, spotless, and clean, and there was no odor of any kind. Read more

    • Review of Seacrest

      We chose Seacrest because of price and location. It has room and board, meals, and activities. They have nursing, and they have a doctor that comes in. This is the only place that my wife can affor... Read more

    • Review of Seacrest

      What a beautiful facility/location. The staff are wonderful. It is well kept, the food is home cooked (by a wonderful chef) and they make you feel right at home. Read more

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