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250 Columbia Boulevard
Waterbury, CT 06710


Families who want for their loved one a more personalized residential care experience than the typical franchise facility have long seen Southmayd Home as a local jewel. For well over a century, Southmayd has provided ladies around greater Waterbury residential living with assisted care – at a more affordable price point than other options in the area.



Southmayd is not a franchise like so many others

• You are not a number here

• Southmayd is run by local community members

• The Executive Director is on site and involved in daily happenings

• Every staff member interacts with residents every day


Southmayd is independent from Medicare

• Southmayd is focused on serving you, not ourselves

• Southmayd is independent to ensure the choices made are in your best interest only


Southmayd is a partner in your payments

• Helps house members by funding approximately half of their living costs

• Southmayd maintains affordable rates, even for those who receive no state assistance

• Subsidized funding is due in part to the legacies of many residents past and present, as well as generous community donors


Southmayd Home has 35 beds, of which two are reserved for short respite care stays of up to eight weeks.

Southmayd Home is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Southmayd Home is an Equal Housing Opportunity participant.

Southmayd Home is a not-for-profit residential care home, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization,  and is a member of the Connecticut Association of Residential Care Homes.

Southmayd Home was established in 1898 as one of the first care homes of its kind in Connecticut.

Southmayd Home is a charter member of LeadingAge, whose mission is to expand the world of possibilities for aging by representing over 6,000 not-for-profit organizations across the entire field of aging services. LeadingAge also represents not-for-profit provider organizations, serving elderly and disabled individuals across the continuum of care with regards to advocacy and grassroots campaigning.