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Francis J Pitkat Congregate Living Center: 80 Franklin Street


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"Comfortable Congregate Housing at an Affordable Price"

Our goal is to help our residents with the little things so they can maintain their independence while feeling safe and comfortable in their own self-sufficient apartment. The Francis J Pitkat Congregate Living Center is a state-funded two-story building with 43 individual apartments and equipped with an elevator.

The eligibility requirements to reside at our Congregate facility are:

  1. applicants must be 62 years of age or older
  2. applicants must be income-eligible
  3. applicants are subject to our "screening" process


  • All rent and services based on income
  • Heat, hot water, cold water, electricity and basic cable included in rent

The Facility & Dwelling Units

  • Spacious, secure, private dwelling units
  • Emergency call-for-aid system in each unit
  • Each unit equipped with a stove and refrigerator
  • On-site laundry
  • Library, Sunroom & Activity room with computers
  • Sprinklers, fire alarm and smoke detector systems
  • Lighted parking lot
  • Supermarket and pharmacy nearby

Congregate Services

  • Main meal prepared on site and served daily
  • Light housekeeping services
  • 24-hour administrative on-site staffing
  • Resident Service Coordinator
  • Daily Activities: Bingo, crafts, movies, cards, board games, puzzles, musical entertainment, the Wii™ Entertainment System
  • Part-time nurses on site should our residents become eligible for this service

What Tenants Need to Know

The following is a series of items that are important for residents of the Vernon Housing Authority to be fully familiar with. Please take the time to review them.

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Applicants must meet certain requirements in order to participate in the housing programs of the Vernon Housing Authority.

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Section 8

The Section 8 program provides assistance for low-income families in the private rental market through the Housing Assistance Payments Program.

More About Section 8

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