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
  • CL&P NU-Start and Matching Payment Programs
  • Back to School Backpack 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)

Contact Us:

The Town of Somers Human Services Department, 19 Battle Street, P.O Box 308, Somers, CT 06071

Christina Cenac- Human Services Assistant           860-265-7551

Deanna Schuetz- Director of Human Services         860-265-7550