Congregate Housing combines home care services and shared living space for elders or disabled adults. Security, companionship, support, and home care services help residents stay independent and active in the community.
Congregate housing is a great option for people who don't want to live alone.
Services available to residents may include:
- Care management
- Homemaking services
- Personal care
- Community meals
- Coordination with other service providers
- Social events and activities
Congregate Housing facilities in Franklin County
There are two Congregate Housing facilities in Franklin County: Morgan-Allen House and Winslow Wentworth House.
Morgan-Allen House is located at 491 Main Street, near the corner of Main and High Streets in Greenfield, MA. The library, post office, YMCA, and Greenfield Senior Center are within three blocks of Morgan-Allen House.
Each resident has their own studio apartment, which features a private, combined bedroom/sitting room, kitchenette, and a half bath with sink and toilet. The kitchen, dining room, living room, laundry, and three tub and shower areas are shared. Residents enjoy a community meal daily.
Winslow Wentworth House
The Winslow Wentworth House is located at 60 J Street in Turners Falls, MA. The library, post office, a grocery store, drug store, banks and more are within two blocks of the Winslow Wentworth House.
The private units feature a bedroom and kitchenette; half-baths are shared with one other resident. As in the Morgan-Allen House, all other rooms are communal.
A Congregate Housing coordinator can be reached at 413-773-5555, ext. 2355. Please specify your interest in Morgan-Allen House or Winslow Wentworth House.