Social Services

Address:
599 Matianuck Avenue
Windsor, CT. 06095
Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Email:
E-mail Us
Phone
860-285-1839
Fax:
860-285-1908

Food Bank:

Hours:
Mon 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Tues 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Wed 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Thur 1:00PM - 3:00PM and Thur 5:00PM - 6:45PM

Staff

Anne Wakelin
Part-Time Director of Windsor Human Services
860-285-1839
Sue Raggo
Social Services Coordinator
860-285-1839
Andrew Price
Caseworker
860.285.1839
Maggie Goodman
Caseworker
860-285-1839
Debbie Sheldon
Caseworker
860.285.1839
Jasmine Hall
Caseworker
860-285-1839
Ted Hughes
Program Aid
860.285.1839
Susan Nunes
Administrative Aide
860.285.1839

Who we are

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.

Social Services Announcements and Newsletter

Click Here to view our newsletter for the month of April.

 

Click Here to view our newsletter for the month of May. 

 

ARE YOU IN NEED OF FOOD ASSISTANCE?  FOLLOW THE LINK TO OUR MANY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAMS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF OUR PAGE.  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

AT RISK REGISTRY 

The Town of Windsor has created a voluntary At Risk Registry to identify Windsor residents who might need extra assistance during an emergency.

 

Click Here to view the informational flier.

Click Here to view and download the At Risk Registration Form. 

 

If you have any questions, contact Social Services at 860-285-1839.

 

 

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.

 

Senior Hunger Listening Session - Summary of event.

On Tuesday, March 6th a Senior Hunger Listening Session was held at the Windsor Senior Center. This was an opportunity to join a conversation about seniors' and residents' concerns and questions about hunger in our community.  Click Here to view Summary of event. 

 

 

2017-2018 Weekend Wheels Backpack Program

Social Services is still taking applications for the 2017-2018 Weekend Wheels backpack program. This is a supplemental weekend food program that provides a backpack on wheels to elementary age children to bring home on Fridays filled with food and snack items. 

 

Click Here for more information and to find out the different ways you can apply for this program. 

  

 

SNAP Outreach Events, (formerly known as the food Stamp program).  A SNAP blitz event will be held twice a month to assist people in signing up for the program.  Click Here to view attached flier for days and times. 

 

  

APRIL is NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH.  Windsor Social Services greatly appreciates all volunteers near and far who work to make our communities a better place.  Click Here to view our Volunteer Celebration newsletter to see what our local program volunteers make happen. 

 EVENTS

Diabetic Support Group. 

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 11 AM at the LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue from 11 am - 12:00 noon in the All Purpose One Room.  The May meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15th, same time and place as above.

 

Long Term Care Services For Seniors.  Wednesday, May 2nd from 1-2:30 pm in the Windsor Senior Center.  Click Here to view event flier. 

 

A Family Budgeting Workshop. Parents, Guardians, Grandparents of students in all grades. FREE breakfast included. Saturday, May 5th.  9:30 am - 11:30 am.  Click Here to view event flier. 

 

35th Annual Foodshare Walk Against Hunger.  Saturday, May 5th.  See our May newsletter linked above for information.  

 

2018 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. National Association of Letter Carriers annual food drive will be held on Saturday, May 12th. Please see our May newsletter linked above for more information.