Services / Programs / Resources

The staff at Human Services is highly trained and highly experienced in the area of Social Services and Community Health.  Free confidential services are available for New Canaan residents of all ages. 

Services / Programs

*CHOICES Counseling for Seniors
*Energy Assistance 
*Financial Assistance
*Food Pantry
*Holiday Programs 
*Loan Closet
*Renters' Rebate
*Short Term Counseling and Crisis Intervention

For more information, please call 203-594-3076

Local Resources

Al-Anon of CT
1-888-825-2666, www.ctalanon.org 

Alcoholics Anonymous 
1-866-783-7712 (24 Hour Hotline), www.aa.org

Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwest CT (The Hub)
203-840-1187, www.thehubct.org

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County
203-416-1503, www.ccfairfield.org

Center for Medicare Advocacy   
1-800-262-4414,  www.medicareadocacy.org

Child Guidance Center of Southern CT 
203-324-6127,  www.childguidancect.org

CT Department of Children and Families
1-800-842-2288, www.portal.ct.gov/dcf

CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
1-800-467-3135, www.portal.ct.gov/dmhas

CT Department of Social Services - General Assistance 
1-855-626-6632, www.connect.ct.gov

CT Department of Social Services - Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 
203-977-4385, www.portal.ct.gov/dph/wic/wic 

CT Department of Veteran's Affairs
203-932-5711, www.portal.ct.gov/dva

CT Protective Services for Elderly
1-888-385-4225,  www.uwc.211ct.org

CT Substance Abuse Access Line
1-800-563-4086

Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC)
1-888-774-2900 (24 Hour Hotline), www.dvccct.org

Family Centers/ Center for Hope
203-655-4693, www.familycenters.org/Center-for-HOPE

Friendly Connections (Family Centers Inc.)
203-966-2912, www.familycenters.org

GetAbout New Canaan
203-972-7433, www.getaboutnc.org

Healthcare for Uninsured (HUSKY) - Department of Social Services
1-800-284-8759, www.connect.ct.gov 

Kids in Crisis
203-661-1911, www.kidsincrisis.org

Let's Talk About It New Canaan
www.letstalkaboutitnc.org

Meals on Wheels 
203-594-5318, www.mowofnc.org

Men's Club of New Canaan
203-966-4528,  www.newcanaanmensclub.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255

New Canaan CARES
203-966-7862, www.newcanaancares.org 

New Canaan Library
203-594-5000, www.newcanaanlibrary.org

New Canaan Parent Support Group
203-564-6374, www.ncparentsupportgroup.org

New Canaan Youth Police Officer/ School Resource Police Officer
203-594-3500, www.newcanaanpolice.org 

Senior Center at Lapham Community Center
203-594-3620, www.newcanaan.info/lapham_community_center

Southwestern CT Agency on Aging (SWCAA)
203-333-9288, www.swcaa.org

Statewide Legal Services for Connecticut
1-800-453-3320, www.slsct.org

Staying Put in New Canaan
203-966-7762, www.stayingputnc.org

United Way 211
211, www.211ct.org