Social Services

CURRENT DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTERS:

Click Here for the SOCIAL SERVICES NEWSLETTER for the month of August 2022.

Click Here for the SOCIAL SERVICES NEWSLETTER for the month of September 2022.

The Department of Social Services can assist families during difficult times. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and caring. All contacts are confidential.

Social Services provides :

  • Casework and Support
  • Information and Referral
  • Food Bank, Diaper Closet, Mobile Foodshare, Groceries to Go, Weekend Wheels Backpack program
  • SNAP (Food Stamps) enrollment and renewal by appointment only
  • Medicare options counseling
  • Energy and Utility Assistance
  • Special informational events throughout the year
  • Special holiday programs

Windsor Social Services coordinates a wide variety of volunteer opportunities and many of our programs are supported by Windsor C.A.R.E.S. and Windsor Food and Fuel Bank.

News & Announcements

ENERGY ASSISTANCE SEMINAR
Do you know there are FREE programs available to help you pay your utility bills and to heat your home?  IF YOU MISSED THE SOCIAL SERVICES ENERGY ASSISTANCE SEMINAR on August 22nd, no worries.  Click here TO WATCH THE  EVENT PRESENTATION.  Please give us a call for any energy questions you have throughout the year.

RENTER’S REBATE PROGRAM
This is a reimbursement program for Connecticut renters who are elderly or totally disabled whose incomes do not exceed certain limits.  Click Here for the program informational letter.  Click Here for the program required document checklist.  This program runs thru April 1st thru October 1st.

September is the LAST MONTH to apply for the State of CT Renters Rebate Program.  Click Here to view Last Call flier.

MOBILE FOODSHARE
This Foodshare program comes to Windsor to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals and families in need of food assistance.
The Windsor distribution location is at the HOPEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH, 280 Windsor Avenue.  Distributions will be every other Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 – 2:00 pm.  Click Here to view distribution dates.
DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC CRISIS, please visit http://site.foodshare.org or TEXT the word FOODSHARE to 85511 to find the Mobile sites that are still open.  

Diabetic Support Group
The Diabetic Support Group meets the third Tuesday of each month at  11:00 am at the LP Wilson Community Center in the All Purpose One Room.  This event is open to all diabetics and their family members.
Due to COVID-19, this group is not meeting at this time.  Call Andy Price for more information.

Weekend Wheels Backpack Program
The Weekend Wheels backpack program distributes a food filled backpack or drawstring bag to qualifying elementary and middle school children each week throughout the school year for the purpose of providing nutritional assistance through the weekend.
Click Here to learn more about the program and other ways to register throughout the school year.
DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC CRISIS, this program is currently making distributions thru home delivery.