Southington Health Department 93 Main St, Southington, CT06489 Southington's Health Department carries multiple responsibilities as outlined in the Connecticut General Statutes. The…More department is responsible for conducting regular health inspections and approving licensing for daycares, restaurants, nursing homes and medical facilities, barbershops and hair salons. The department also investigates potential disease outbreaks, works closely with other state organizations for emergency response development and is involved in public education. The department is located in the Gura Building annex to Southington Town Hall and is led by Health Director Charles I. Motes, Jr.
Branford Hall Career Institute 35 N Main St, Southington, CT06489 Branford Hall is a technical post-secondary college located in the heart of downtown Southington. There are no on-campus…More residence halls. but the school provides a mix of technical education opportunities to meet the needs of local residents including medical programs in massage therapy, medical assisting, and health claims, paralegal, professional fitness training and computer networking management. The school also provides flexible class schedules to allow students to attend classes and work at the same time. The Southington campus is led by School Director Frank Bonilla.
Located at the corner of Pleasant and Hobart Streets, across from the DePaolo Middle School, the Calendar House…More serves as a multi-purpose center of diverse activites, events and programs for senior citizens. It's simple to register for membership, which is free for Southingtin residents who are 55 or more. Members are able to renew friendships, connect with new friends, share interests and participate in a variety of classes to learn new skills and develop their hobbies.
The facility includes three classrooms, a state-of-the-art computer lab, woodworking shop, library and lounge area, game room, Wii game, a conference room, a 50' x 60' multi-purpose main hall which serves as a cafeteria, gymnasium and venue for major events drawing large groups. Outdoors there's a picnic area, pavilion and space for outdoor activities as well, including a vegetable garden.
The Calendar House also provides area residents an opportunity to take a variety of classes to improve their lives. In addition, it is the operations center for the town's Dial-A-Ride Bus Service, a program designed to provide rides to elderly and disabled residents as needed.
Among the programs there are socials, lectures on topics of special interest to the elderly, such as health, fitness and health care with a variety of information of interest to seniors.
The facility is run by a capable and caring professional staff with the assistance of many senior volunteers, all under the direction of Robert Verderame, Executive Director.