Program Officer

Francesca Evangelista

Francesca oversees grantmaking within a portfolio that includes health, older adults and community engagement. Prior to joining the Foundation, Francesca worked for the Western CT Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) for four years. She served as a Bilingual Care Manager for the “CT Home Care Program for Elders”, Western CT’s “CHOICES Program Regional Coordinator”, and as CCF’s “BRASS Information and benefits Specialist”, where she collaborated with the City of Waterbury and New Opportunities Inc. to provide older adults with access to health insurance resources, as well as state and federal program eligibility.

Favorite Experience in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills

Francesca enjoys her time attending special events and holiday gatherings for the “BRASS Program” at the Mattatuck Museum, as well as participating in insurance counseling, presentations and health fairs at the Waterbury Senior Center.

Ask Francesca about

Health, older adults and community engagement.

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