We’re here to help everyone in times of need.
Residents of every age and every stage of life walk through our doors and find friendly support and assistance, no matter the challenges they may be facing. It’s likely that our experienced team has an answer to your pressing questions, and if not we’ll find a solution together! You may be surprised by what we can do and how happy we are to help everyone in our community.
We believe that providing equal access to basic needs is critical to the overall health of our town.
Social Services Programs & Resources
Whatever the situation, our skilled and committed staff can connect you with the right service.
The mission of Social Services is to create a network of trusted resources that assist Clinton community members in need. For descriptions of established local and state-wide programs that we can help you navigate, please click on the headings below:
Access Health CT
Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace, where you can shop, compare and enroll in quality healthcare plans.
Back to School Assistance
Clinton Social Services provides back to school assistance by providing school supplies and backpacks to Clinton students in need.
Care 4 Kids
Helping low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
Clinton Community Action Team
Are you age 70 or over and need help with everyday tasks such as housework or yardwork, transportation, or just want some companionship? We can help.
If you are in need of a winter coat or other items of clothing (job related or for a job interview) please contact us.
Connecticut Energy Assistance Program
CEAP is designed to help offset the winter heating costs of Connecticut's lower income households.
CT Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry
Founded in 1982, Connecticut Food Bank is a member of Feeding America’s nationwide network of food banks. The mission of Connecticut Food Bank is to provide nutritious food to people in need.
David Muir Trust
David Muir established a Trust through this Will in order to provide financial assistance to Clinton residents 70 and over to obtain necessities and to live a more comfortable life. Learn more.
Department of Social Services
The State Department of Social Services administers and delivers a wide array of services to children, families, adults, people with disabilities and elders.
Emergency Food Assistance
Are you food insecure? Need immediate help? We also can assist with basic hygiene items, toiletries, and cleaning products/paper goods if available.
Holiday Gift Giving Program for Children (to age 18)
Our department provides holiday gifts for children and teenagers annually.
If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness, please dial 2-1-1 on your telephone. Please contact our office at (860)669-7347 for assistance.
Municipal Agent for the Elderly
Municipal Agents (MAs) assist elders within their towns by disseminating information regarding the available community resources and potential benefits.
Operation Fuel ensures equitable access to energy for all by providing year-round energy and utility assistance, promoting energy independence, and advocating for affordable energy.
Renter’s Rebate (Renter’s Tax Relief Program)
Renter's Rebate is an annual statewide program through the State of Connecticut - Office of Policy and Management.
SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.
Soldiers’, Sailors’, and Marines’ Fund
The Connecticut Soldiers', Sailors', and Marines' Fund was established in 1919 to assist needy wartime veterans and their families.
Summer Camp Scholarships
Clinton Human Services offers financial assistance to pay for or defray the cost of summer camp for children in income-eligible families.
Warm the Children
Warm the Children is a program that provides new winter clothing and footwear for our area’s local children (to age 18) for families in need.