Today we approved $17 million in additional cold weather heating assistance funds – many residents and families who receive assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Operation Fuel will have access to funds to ensure they can heat their homes through the cold weather season.
Senator Cabrera and I will be hosting a blood drive this upcoming Monday, February 5th, at the Ansonia Armory (5 State St, Ansonia, CT) from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to contribute to our community in a small, everyday way that has the potential to save lives.
For all seniors, caretakers of seniors, and anyone interested, I have a great event for you: Thursday, November 30, I will be hosting an elder justice forum with special guest Attorney General William Tong at the Ansonia Senior Center (65 Main Street, 2nd Floor).
Access Health CT's (AHCT) Open Enrollment Period for 2024 opens this Wednesday, November 1. During this period, individuals can enroll for the first time, renew their coverage, and explore the various policy options to see which will be the most beneficial.
I hope this message finds you and yours well!
Connecticut-based Dalio Education recently released a report it commissioned that focused on "disconnected and at-risk youth" and found more than 63,000 young adults were disconnected, and 56,000 students were at risk between 2021 and 2022, according to the compiled data.
I'm thrilled to share that Ansonia will be receiving $9.2 million in state funds for multiple projects from the State Bonding Commission!