The Hearing Center has provided people with professional and individualized hearing healthcare services for over 20 years.


We are proud to offer our services to the Naugatuck Valley. Our mission is to evaluate and address any concern about your hearing as well as improve your quality of life. As the foremost audiology facility in New Haven County, our hearing aids are 100% digital, and our testing equipment is state-of-the-art.


We provide many services for your hearing healthcare needs, including hearing evaluations, diagnostic testing, hearing aid fittings, and industrial hearing screenings. We also provide counsel and support to ensure that you are feeling comfortable and confident about your hearing solution.

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includes two Doctors of Audiology, an office manager, and OSHA-compliant staff members for our industrial clients' needs. We welcome your visit, we strive to accommodate your schedule needs, and we always put great emphasis on personalized care.


Jennifer Wallberg, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology, Owner

Dr. Jennifer Wallberg has over 20 years of experience helping people with hearing loss.

She earned her Bachelor’s from St. Joseph College, her Master’s in Audiology from Southern Connecticut State University, and her Doctorate of Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Wallberg is also the owner of Comprehensive Hearing, LLC in Cheshire, CT.


Paige Reid Porrello, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Paige Porrello has been practicing audiology for over 19 years and has been with us at the The Hearing Center since 2004.

She earned her Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders from Baylor University, her Master’s in Audiology from Memphis State University, and she holds a doctoral degree in audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a division of the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. Dr. Porrello is licensed to practice audiology in Connecticut, and she is a founding member of the Connecticut Academy of Audiology.


Joyce Gennette

Office Manager

Joyce Gennette has been with The Hearing Center, LLC as Office Manager since December 2012. She enjoys her contact with the many patients and feels that they are more family than just patients. An avid reader and beach person, Joyce can be found on her days off in the summer sitting on the beaches of Fairfield. She has a daughter and son-in-law and her ‘grandpuppy’. Murphy.