Assisted Living

Community Information

The Seymour Housing Authority manages Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living, an elderly assisted living community in Seymour located on Smith Street.

Smithfield Gardens provides a special combination of housing, supportive services, personalized assistance, and health care designed to respond to the specific needs of individuals who require help with activities of daily living.

For more information about Smithfield Gardens, please visit


To qualify for the assisted living community, you must be at least age 65 and require assistance with at least one activity of daily living (i.e. medication management, showering, meal preparation). Your total household annual income must fall within the range shown in the chart below, and your total assets cannot exceed the asset maximum.

Number of People in the Household Minimum Required Annual Income Allowed at Admission Maximum Annual Income Allowed at Admission Maximum Amount of Assets Allowed
1 $17,628 $44,100 $37,926
2 $25,176 $50,400 $50,568

Rent & Utilities

The rental charges for the assisted living program are $840 or $1,000 per month depending upon the amount of an individual’s gross annual income. The monthly rent includes utilities. This community also offers a meal plan which consists of three meals per day prepared by a professional chef and served in the main dining room. The monthly cost for the meal plan is $465. The cost of personalized assistance for the activities of daily living mentioned above are normally covered by the State of Connecticut Department of Social Services through the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders


To apply for the assisted living program, download the application packet here.
Completed application packets can be sent to:

Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living
26 Smith Street
Seymour, CT 06483

If you are unable to print out the application packet, please complete the application request form on our “Contact Us” page, and we will gladly mail one to you.

Director's Corner

David Keyser (203) 888-4579


As of late, the Seymour Housing Authority has received many inquiries and complaints about mixed populations in elderly housing. In response to this, I have included direct excerpts from a Legislative Program Review & Investigations Committee in a report titled: Mixing Populations in State Elderly Housing Projects. [more]