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Today on 02/21/2017

7pm Conservation Commisson
12:00am - 12:00am
7pm Conservation Commisson
South Conference Room
12:00am - 12:00am

Click here for full month

Click below to view 2011 Plan of Conservation & Development

Plan of Conservation & Development

Town Hall Hours

Mon - Wed / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu / 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri / 9:00am - Noon

CT Alert

Social Services

Office Contact

Coordinator Elizabeth Cerri Carpenter Ext 154  
Office Hours
Mon - Wed / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu / 9:00am - 7:00pm Fri / 9:00am - Noon

Please call for an appointment today!

Your path to employment

If you receive SNAP (food stamps), you may be able to take training and other classes for free. (You cannot be on TFA cash assistance.) Classes include: English as a Second Language, GED, Adult Basic Education, Work Experience or Job Search Training. Plus, you may choose one of the many short-term certificate programs, for example:

Culinary arts & food safety Customer service representative
Dental assistant Emergency medical technician
Pharmacy technician Certified massage therapist,
Public Safety Dispatcher Office assistant, and many more.

You do not need to live in the town where the services are provided. These are the colleges and nonprofit agencies that provide the Employment and Training program services. Call these organizations directly.

Asnuntuck Community College Enfield 860-253-3128
Capital Community College Hartford 860-905-5029
Career Resources Bridgeport 203-610-8677
Community Renewal Team Hartford 860-560-5765
Eastern CT Workforce Invest. Bd. Franklin 860-859-4100 x 22
Gateway Community College New Haven 203-285-2408
Goodwin College East Hartford 860-727-6793
The Kennedy Center Waterbury 203-365-8522 x 239
Opportunities Industrialization Ctr New London 860-447-1731

Security Deposit Program is Back in Business!

The security deposit guarantee program is a promise to your landlord that the state will pay up to two months' rent for damages to your apartment while you lived there. Applications for the security deposit program will be taken at regional non-profit agencies. The CT Department of Housing is administering the program now (DSS ran the program before).

Who can get this help?
You can apply for the security deposit guarantee if you meet these two requirements:
Income Eligibile - If you receive: Categorically Eligible - If you
TFA
Refuge Assistance
Aid to aged, blind or disabled
Food Stamps (SNAP)
Safety Net
SAGA or Medicaid, or your annual gross income is below 150% of FPL
Have a Section 8 voucher
Have a state RAP certificate
Live in emergency housing or shelter
Received court papers (summons or complaint/eviction notice)
Have special need housing/emergency benefits
Where do you apply for the security deposit guarantee program?
Eastern CT: TVCCA,1 Sylvandale Rd., Jewett City 860-889-1365
Lisa Shippee (lshippee@tvcca.org)
Waterbury Area: New Opportunities, Inc. 232 North Elm St., Waterbury 203-575-9799
(lelliott@newoppinc.org)
Bridegport Area: FSW (formerly Family Services Woodfield) 475 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport 203-368-4291
(eselkis@FSW.org)
Hartford Area: CRT (Community Renewal Team) 555 Windsor St, Hartford, 860-560-5600
Elizabeth Horton Sheff (esheff@crtct.org)
Derby Area: 30 Elizabeth St, Derby 203-736-5420
Diane Stroman (dstroman@teaminc.org)

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries

Join us once a week at one of our pantries to receive enough groceries for three meals for three days

Tuesday (1:30PM - 2:30PM) - St. Mark's Church, 222 McVeah Rd., Westbrook

Donations of food, funds and time are always welcome. Please visit http://shorelinesoupkitchens.org to learn more about times and locations.

Westbrook Visiting Nurses & Public Health

WE do everything the LARGER agencies do, but WE do it BETTER... because...

WE are a small, skilled staff that is COMMITTED to the town residents and our MISSION as a Town Organization.

WE are employees of the TOWN.

WE know the community and resources well.

WE have dedicated nurses and therapy staff that provide you with CONSISTENT quality care.

WE provide you with SECURITY and peace of mind. Westbrook residents feel "safe" and "comfortable" knowing the person they let into their home is a TOWN employee.

WE are a small, close-knit group of professionals serving a small local area and provide PROMPT response to referrals or requests for care.

WE also provide the Town with many other COMMUNITY services, such as referrals for State/Federal/Local programs, Senior Community Outreach Programs and Social Service Programs.

WE provide PUBLIC HEALTH support and services for the TOWN such as health promotion and prevention services, health education and maternal child health services.

Ask your DOCTOR or HOSPITAL to order services from your TAX-FUNDED healthcare organization.

WE belong to the TOWN...........take ADVANTAGE of our services.

WESTBROOK VISITING NURSES & PUBLIC HEALTH
  • 866 Boston Post Road - P. O. Box 281
  • Westbrook, CT 06498
  • 860 399-3088

CT FOOD BANK TRUCK (Now coming twice a month!)

  1. The first Monday of the month (1:00PM - 2:00PM), Town Hall Annex (48 East Main Street, Clinton) - Cheryl Church, Coordinator, Clinton Social Services 860-669-7347
  2. The fourth Thursday of the month (1:30PM - 2:30PM), Grace Church Hall and Parking Lot (336 Main St., Old Saybrook)

SNAP Applications available on this day, by appointment, call: Susan Consoli, MA, LPC, Social Services Coordinator, 860-395-3188