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 OCTOBER.
ARE YOU IN NEED OF FOOD ASSISTANCE?
FOLLOW THE LINK TO OUR MANY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAMS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF OUR MAIN PAGE.
MOBILE FOODSHARE LOCATION CHANGE. Effective September.
The Windsor distribution location is being changed. Confirmation of the location, day and time will be announced in the near future.
Please watch our website, Town of Windsor Social Services Facebook page, or Twitter @WindsorSocSrv for updates as soon as we know it.
The Mobile Foodshare program comes to Windsor to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals and families in need. Please bring your own bags as they will not be provided.
STARTING IN SEPTEMBER-
BRING YOUR OWN BAGS TO THE FOOD BANK
The Windsor Food Bank will no longer be able to provide paper or plastic bags for your grocery distribution. You must bring your own bags LABELED NEATLY WITH YOUR NAME ON THEM. If you do not bring your own bags, your distribution will be put directly on the cart which you can bring out to unload into your car.
1st Annual Conference for Grandparents & Other Kin Raising Grandchildren/Children
Thursday, October 10th.
REGISTRATIONS BEING TAKEN NOW. Click Here for more information.
Informative Seminar on MEDICARE CHANGES for 2020. Thursday, October 24th at 10:00 am. Click Here to view information flier.
Informative Seminar on UNITED HEALTHCARE DUAL COMPLETE PPO, RENEW ACTIVE BENEFIT, MEDICARE CHANGES FOR 2020. Monday, November 4th at 10:30 am. Click Here to view information flier.
Anthem Coffee Social. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Information Event. Friday, November 8th at 10:30 am. Click Here to view event flier.
SOCKTOBER, a Windsor CARES sock collection. Click here to view information flier.
Windsor C.A.R.E.S. Annual Fall Fundraiser. Saturday, November 9th from 9 am – 2 pm. Click Here to view event flier.
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, October 15th 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 2019-2020 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.
This program will be expanding into the middle school through a drawstring bag distribution.
Click Here to learn more about the program and other ways to register throughout the school year.