Senior Social Every Tuesday

Please consider joining us the first Tuesday of the month for our free Senior Lunch.

Enjoy a healthy meal, the companionship of neighbors and a short interesting program on topics that are chosen to benefit the seniors in our Goshen community.  Lunch begins at Noon and is followed by the Senior Social.

 

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Bailey , our visiting therapy dog!

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THE NEW GOSHEN / CORNWALL SENIOR TRANSIT BUS IS NOW AVAILABLE

The Goshen / Cornwall senior bus will be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for all medical appointments. Tuesday for shopping in the Greater Canaan area and Thursday for shopping in Torrington.
Through the generosity of Northwest Connecticut Transit they will be scheduling rides. Service is from 9AM to 3PM and is wheelchair accessible. When available resident will call Northwest Connecticut Transit at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your ride 860-489-2535.





welcome Erin Reilly – our new coordinator

We welcome Erin Reilly to our team here at Goshen Community Care and Hospice! We look forward to working with you!

I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve as the Goshen Community Care and Hospice Coordinator.

My name is Erin and I’d like to tell you a little about myself. I grew up in Goshen and live here with my daughters, Rita and Brooke.  Rita is a freshman at SUNY Morrisville, studying Equine Business Management.  Brooke is a 4th grader at Goshen Center School. We live with our 2 dogs, 3 Guinea pigs, horse and flock of chickens and ducks.

I am a volunteer EMT with the Goshen Fire Company and serve as the Secretary for the Company.  I also work at the firehouse doing maintenance and custodial duties.  I was just re-elected to the Recreation Commission for my 4th term. Brooke and I are communicants of St. Thomas of Villanova church and I help teach the GIFT program for religious education. 

My girls and I enjoy volunteering for various events and programs around town, especially during the fair at the American Legion booth and library book sale tent.  We are always up for an adventure and enjoy the various hiking trails and outdoor activities Goshen has to offer.  I look forward to meeting everyone and serving the needs of the community. 

Erin Reilly, 2020

Annual Donation From The Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

On November 3, 2020 Goshen Community Care & Hospice received a check in the amount of $500. From the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program.  The funding will help Goshen Community Care & Hospice continue its mission of Community Service in Goshen. We thank the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal program for helping us during this difficult year.

About the Archbishop Annual Appeal- Since 1981, the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal has been able to assist tens of thousands of people- regardless of race, religion, or color—across the Archdiocese of Hartford with health care, education, housing, emergency expenses and in numerous other areas.  It is through the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Vicariate Outreach Program and the generosity of its donors that the Appeal is able to assist a wide array of community-based charities throughout Hartford, New Haven and Litchfield Counties.



Light up a life – virtual video 2020

Due to Covid/CDC restrictions, our annual “Light up a Life” ceremony will not be held as an in person event this December. Instead we will be videotaping the ceremony around mid-December and will then post a link to our site for public viewing.

Mid-December please visit the the “Light up a Life ” events page for access to the video link. Apologies to everyone who looks forward to starting off the holiday season with this lovely event.



2020 Holiday Ornaments are available!

Goshen Community Care & Hospice

2020 Pewter Ornament

This year’s pewter ornament, crafted by Woodbury Pewter, reflects our Town’s fortitude during the Pandemic, and heartfelt thanks to all those who take great risks to help us get through these difficult and uncertain times.  Many thanks to Cynthia Baldwin of Goshen who graciously agreed to design this year’s simple, but meaningful ornament. 

The cost of the ornament is $15.00 and, as always, 100% of the profits from the sale of the ornaments will help support the services that we provide to our Community.

Holiday Ornament 2020

We sincerely thank the following businesses and organizations for permitting us to display and sell this year’s ornaments:

  • Goshen Wine & Spirits
  • Torrington Savings Bank (Goshen)
  • Union Savings Bank (Goshen)
  • The Mary Stuart House
  • Goshen Town Hall

Ornaments can also be ordered from the GCC&H Office (860-491-4673) and can be delivered to any location in Goshen.