Frequently Asked Questions

The food bank staff and volunteers will do there best to accommodate your needs. Be sure to alert them of your allergy each time you visit the pantry. Please be specific of what you cannot have and what acceptable substitutes would be.

There are several programs available to assist people with their energy and heating needs. First you must contact CRT at 860-560-2694 and make an appointment. After that, there may be other assistance you may qualify through the Windsor Fuel Bank. For more information or to make an appointment call 860-285-1839.

L.P. Wilson Community Center is located at 599 Matianuck Ave. Click Here for printable directions.

Windsor Transportation offers transportation to medical appointments in and out of Windsor. They also provide rides to the grocery stores, banks, libraries, pharmacies, and more. There is a brief application and a suggested donation of $35 per year. For more information call 860-285-1992.

Head Start is a pre-school option available to low-income families. There is a head start program housed at the Milo Peck Child Development Center. Please call 860-285-1445 for more information.

The State of Connecticut administers Care 4 Kids which is a program that assists parents who are working or are in school to pay for childcare. For more information please call 888-214-5437.

Yes! We have a certified CHOICES counselor who can assist you with Medicare and its related options with supplemental plans, prescription drug coverage, Advantage plans, and more.

Please call us at 860-285-1839 to speak with a counselor or to make an appointment.

The Windsor Discovery Center is a licensed center which is managed by the Town. For more information call 860-285-1445.

There are also several daycare facilities and private providers in Windsor. For a complete listing contact United Way 211 by dialing 211.

Women, Infant, and Children Program, referred to as WIC, is designed to help women with babies to purchase necessary nutritional food items and formula. WIC meets the first Tuesday of each month in the All Purpose One Room at the LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please call 1-800-741-2142 for more information.

Registered public notaries are available at the Town Clerk’s Office. Please call Town Clerk’s office at 860-285-1905.

There is one notary also available at Windsor Social Services. Please call to make an appointment at 860-285-1839.

We welcome both food and monetary donations to support our various programs. Food can be dropped off during normal business hours at the below address. Monetary donations can be made payable to Windsor Food & Fuel Bank and can be mailed to:

Monetary Donations:
Windsor Food and Fuel Bank,
P.O. Box 854
Windor CT 06095

Food Donations:
L.P. Wilson Community Center
599 Matianuck Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095
Attention: Food and Fuel Bank

At this time we are most in need of: peanut butter, jelly, spaghetti sauce, crackers, macaroni and cheese, and toiletry items.

The Town of Windsor has many wonderful volunteer opportunities. There are a variety of opportunities available through Social Services. Some examples are working in the food bank, assisting people with grocery shopping, and much more!

See the volunteer link on our website for more information and for a printable volunteer application.

If you are 65 years old, disabled or a veteran, you can apply for a reduction in your property tax assessment. Applications are taken at the Assessor’s Office in the Town hall. You can call the Assessor at 860-285-1816 for more information.

The Windsor Food Bank is open Monday and Tuesday from 9:00 – 11:00 am and Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm and Thursday from 5:00 – 6:45 pm.

Social Services has caseworkers who can assist you with coordinating services and referring you to the appropriate agency. For more information please call us at 860-285-1839.

We have two SNAP blitzes each month staffed by Foodshare volunteers who assist residents with the application process. Appointments are taken the first Wednesday afternoon of each month and the third Friday of each month. To make an appointment please call 860-285-1839.