Social Services Department

Welcome to the Town of Somers Social Services Department. We are here to help assist all Somers residents, including seniors, with the following:

Programs & Services:

  • CT Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) & Contingency Heating Assistance Program (CHAP) – Winter Heating Program Applications
  • Operation Fuel Applications – Winter Heating or Summer Electric Assistance
  • Eversource New-Start and Matching Payment Programs
  • Back to School Program
  • Salvation Army Programs including Camp CONNRI, Payless Shoe gift cards for Back-to-School, and other assistance
  • Holiday Adopt-A-Child Program
  • Farmer’s Market Vouchers
  • Information and referrals

To apply for Social Services, you may contact our Human Services Staff to set up an appointment. You will need to bring the following for all household members:

  • Proof of all Income for the past 30 days, such as pay stubs or a letter from Social Security or VA
  • Proof of Residency
  • ID and Social Security Card for each household member
  • Proof of Assets (including most current bank statements)
  • Utility Bills (most  recent)

SOMERS COMES TOGETHER: LOCAL PREVENTION COUNCIL

What is a Local Prevention Council? Local Prevention Councils (LPCs) are made up of volunteers from diverse sectors in the community including the municipal sector, youth, parents, grandparents, business leaders, educators, law enforcement, faith based organizations, healthcare professionals, concerned citizens and other organizations. LPCs work to raise awareness about substance use and its impact on the community by planning and implementing educational  opportunities, local media campaigns, and other events around the topic of substance abuse prevention. In addition, they look to address policies at a local level that may have an impact on substance abuse. Participation in an LPC is an opportunity to make positive changes in your community, meet other committed community members and participate in engaging activities ranging from program planning to positive youth development activities. For more information about joining Somers Comes Together, please email SomersComesTogether@somersct.gov.

 

Contact Us:

Town of Somers Human Services Department, 19 Battle Street, Somers, CT 06071

Christina Cenac- Human Services Assistant           860-265-7551

 

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