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
- Support groups for Diabetics, Share Groups and monthly informational events
- 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
Click Here to view our SOCIAL SERVICES NEWSLETTER for the month of MARCH.
ARE YOU IN NEED OF FOOD ASSISTANCE?
FOLLOW THE LINK TO OUR MANY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAMS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF OUR MAIN PAGE.
ATTENTION FEDERAL EMPLOYEES RESIDING IN WINDSOR
If you are a federal employee living in Windsor and are currently experiencing hardship due to the government shutdown, Windsor Social Services and the Windsor Food & Fuel bank may be able to assist you. Please contact Social Services at 860-285-1839 or stop in to the office at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue to see how we can help you during this challenging time.
Caseworker at the Library
Maggie Goodman, one of our caseworkers, will be available every Tuesday from 1:00 – 3:00 PM on the lower level of the Windsor Public Library main branch. Maggie will be happy to answer questions and provide resource information to people in need of assistance.
Diabetic Support Group
The next Diabetic Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 19th at 11:00 am at the LP Wilson Community Center in the All Purpose One Room.
Weekend Wheels Backpack Program
The Weekend Wheels backpack program will be taking registrations beginning in August for the 2018-2019 school year. This program distributes a food filled backpack to qualifying elementary 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.