Social Services Division

Our Mission

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

Case Management for Adults, Families, Seniors and Disabled
Assess client needs, coordinate services and resources to meet those needs, evaluate and provide follow up services as needed 

Community Referrals and Information
Information for emergency shelter, food, clothing, affordable housing, landlord/tenant issue, etc.

Every Child Matters HUSKY A & HUSKY B
State of Connecticut health insurance for children, eligible parents and pregnant women

Eviction Storage and Auction
Storage, removal and sale of evictee’s possessions and personal effects

Fair Rent

Social Services Commission receives, investigates, processes, resolves or hears tenant complaints alleging unfair rent increases, service reductions or retaliatory actions

MedAssist Choices
Assistance for older adults and other people with Medicare understand their Medicare and health care options

Renter’s Rebate
A reimbursement program for Connecticut renters who are elderly or totally disabled, and whose incomes do not exceed certain limits.

Share the Fare
Half priced taxi vouchers for Stamford residents over the age of 62 and for disabled individuals.

Uniform Relocation Assistance (URAA)
Assistance for individuals and families displaced from residential rental properties due to code enforcement activities.

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sharona Cowan Director of Mandated Services 203-977-4051
Maria Millan Bilingual Outreach Worker 203-977-5676
Joanne Ettorre Outreach Coordinator-Seniors 203-977-4747
MedAssist Choices Volunteers 203-977-5297
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