Our Mission is to promote policies and strategies which adhere to the philosophy of individual and family self sufficiency and to provide information to aid residents of Stamford in obtaining basic human sustenance and services including those programs related to the needs of the elderly.
Programs and Services
Health Insurance Assistance
|Healthcare Related Programs||Access Health CT, Husky A, B, C, QHP|
Assess client needs, coordinate services and resources to meet those needs, evaluate and provide follow up services as needed.
Information for emergency shelter, food, clothing, affordable housing, landlord/tenant issue, etc.
Storage, removal and sale of evictee’s possessions and personal effects.
Social Services Commission receives, investigates, processes, resolves or hears tenant complaints alleging unfair rent increases, service reductions or retaliatory actions.
Assistance for older adults and other people with Medicare understand their Medicare and health care options.
|A reimbursement program for Connecticut renters who are elderly or totally disabled, and whose incomes do not exceed certain limits.|
|Half priced taxi vouchers for Stamford residents over the age of 62 and for disabled individuals.|
|Assistance for individuals and families displaced from residential rental properties due to code enforcement activities.|
|Sharona Cowan||Director of Mandated Services||(203) 977-4051|
|Joanne Ettorre||Outreach Coordinator-Seniors||(203) 977-4747|
|MedAssist Choices||Volunteers||(203) 977-5297|