• AccessHealthCT

    Health insurance marketplace for Connecticut. AccessHealth enables people and small businesses to purchase health insurance at federally subsidized rates.

    (860) 757-5300


  • EMS Institute at Sharon Hospital Inc.

    Email  emsinstituteinc@gmail.com


    We are an American Heart Association Training Center supporting Volunteer EMS in Sharon Hospital and are available to teach CPR, EMR, EMT and Stop the Bleed classes in the tri-state area.

  • Hartford Healthcare Health Center

    (860) 738-5900  80 South Main Street, Winsted

    Wide range of specialty care services.

    (860) 496-6240  1000 East Main Street, Torrington

    Center for Healthy Aging



  • Health Insurance

    If 65 or older, you will need information on Medicare Parts A, B and D; supplemental insurance, long term care, and or Medicare Part C – Advantage programs. Call WCAAA (800) 994-9422 or (203)-757-5449.

    HUSKY Infoline  (877) 284-8759

    MED-Connect – Medicaid for employees with disabilities. Provides medical assistance to employed individuals with disabilities. (866) 844-1904

  • Hearing Aids

    Financial resources: Call WCAAA (for older adults – (800) 994-9422) or (203) 757-5449.

    Veterans: call your VA Representative or (800) 827-1000.

    See also “Services for the Deaf“.

  • Medical/Dental Assistance

    Community Health and Wellness Center

    Community Health & Wellness Center offers medical, dental, behavioral health, chiropractic, nutrition, and podiatry services, with an inhouse lab and pharmacy, as well as a Mobile Medical Unit called “BETTY”:  Bringing Exceptional Treatment to You.  They accept most commercial insurances, as well as Medicare and HUSKY.   Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify, and no one is ever turned away.


    Torrington:  469 Migeon Avenue, Torrington, CT  06790  (860) 489-0931 (Hablamos Español)

    Winsted:  10 Center St., Winsted, CT  06098  (860) 238-4211 (Hablamos Español)


    Maria Seymour Brooker Memorial Children’s Dental Center

    157 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT

    (860) 489-1328

    Children’s Dental Center offers basic dental care for area children ages 1 through 21. Services include preventive and restorative care, and oral hygiene education. The center is staffed by licensed dentists and dental hygienists who speak English and Spanish.

    Fees: Reduced fees; financial assistance

    Eligibility Requirements: Resident of Litchfield County; Ages 1 through 21


    Aetna Vital Savings:  Aetna Vital Savings is a prepaid card that helps you pay for dental care at affordable prices.  You can save 15% – 50% off the average retail cost of dental services. www.aetnavitalsavings.com/

  • National Eye Care Project (NECP)

    (800) 222-3937

    Free Medical eye care for people 65+ years of age


  • Other Healthcare Help

    Office of the Healthcare Advocate

    The Mission of the Office of the Healthcare Advocate is to assist consumers with healthcare issues through the establishment of effective outreach programs and the development of communications related to consumer rights and responsibilities as members of health plans. The office focuses on: assisting consumers to make informed decisions when selecting a health plan; assisting consumers in resolving problems with their health plans, and identifying and advocating on issues, trends and problems that may require executive, regulatory or legislative intervention.

    1-866-HMO-4446 (1-866-466-4446)


  • Planned Parenthood Torrington

    249 Winsted Rd, Torrington CT 06790

    (860) 489-5500


    Comprehensive sexual and reproductive healthcare for women, men and teens.

  • Prescription Assistance

    CONNMAP (Connecticut Medicare Assignment Program): (800) 443-9946

    The Foundation for Community Health (860) 364-5157


    The FCH Prescription Assistance Program can help cover costs associated with prescriptions, prescription premiums and co-pays, and the cost of equipment needed to administer medication, such as syringes and nebulizers. Glucose test strips and glucometers are also eligible for financial assistance


    Cornwall:                (860) 672-2603

    Falls Village:           (860) 824-9855

    Goshen:                   (860) 491-2308 X228

    Kent:                       (860) 927-1586

    Norfolk:                  (860) 542-5829

    North Canaan:         (860) 824-7313 X110

    Salisbury:                (860) 435-5187

    Sharon:                   (860) 364-1003

    Warren:                   (860) 868-7881 X114


    In New York area:

    Columbia County Community Health Care Consortium (518) 822-8820 X328

    Community Action Partnership for Dutchess County (845) 452-5104 X152


    Needy Meds Program

    (800) 503-6897 www.needymeds.org

    Helps not only with prescription drug costs but provides references to diagnosis-based assistance programs as well as other resources, both private and governmental, for many medical needs.  Its discount card can save up to 80% off cost of prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs and pet prescriptions.


    Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

    A municipality that is a member of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities may offer prescription savings to residents. The CCM Prescription Discount Card program saves an average of 45% off the retail price of medications.  Please see your First Selectman to receive your discount card.  More information at:


  • WCAAA ABI Waiver Program

    (800)-445-5394 or (860) 424-4904

    Acquired Brain Injury Program

  • Winsted Health Center

    (860) 379-0888  115 Spencer Street, Winsted

    Ambulatory care services for residents of NW Connecticut to provide emergency and advanced medical service to the residents of Winsted and surrounding communities.

  • YMCAs


    Canaan   (860) 824-2790

    Torrington (860) 789-3133

    Winsted (860) 379-0708