Social Services2022-02-07T18:26:06+00:00

Social Services

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.

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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.

Care 4 Kids

Helping low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.

Clothing Assistance

If you are in need of a winter coat or other items of clothing (job related or for a job interview) please contact us.

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.

Homelessness Prevention

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.

Operation Fuel

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.  

SNAP

SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.

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.

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