Enfield Social Services

VACCINATION UPDATE

To find out if you are eligible for a vaccine please go to https://portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal/COVID-19-Vaccination-Scheduling-Options

For residents who are eligible to make appointments for a vaccine, please call 1-877-918-2224, 8:00am to 8:00pm, 7 days a week for VAMs assistance.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Options

 

  • Some Providers have their own scheduling systems. Click on the links below to connect to:

CVS Pharmacy    

 https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine

Walgreens                           https://www.walgreens.com/topic/covid19vac/CT.jsp

Hartford Healthcare                      

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/health-wellness/covid-vaccine/schedule-your-vaccine

  

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and create a healthier community for all Enfield residents.  We do this by providing leadership, advocacy, planning, and delivery of services in partnership with public, private, and community-based organizations.  The Enfield Department of Social Services is comprised of five divisions: Early Care & Education Services, Youth & Family Services, Family Resource Centers, Transportation, and  Adult & Community Services.  These divisions are charged with delivering high quality services, programming, and activities based on industry best practices and a dedication to customer service centered on respect, compassion and accountability.


THE ENFIELD DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AT THIS TIME IS OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.   Please call 860-253-6396 to schedule your appointment.  Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to implement precaution due to COVID 19. Stay healthy as we weather this storm together! 


"WHAT’S NEW AT ENFIELD SOCIAL SERVICES"

CRT is now making phone appointments for Energy Assistance call

 860-560-2694 for more information.

Commission on Aging 2020 Directory of Senior Citizen Services Now Available  The Enfield Commission on Aging* (COA) is pleased to announce the release of the 2020 Directory of Senior Citizen Services, known also as The Blue Book.

This free Directory highlights useful contacts and resources for seniors in Enfield It is organized by categories ranging from Education to Finance, Home Care Assistance, Leisure, Nutrition, Safety and Transportation.

The Directories will be available to Enfield residents at many locations in town including: Department of Social Services, Enfield Town Hall, Enfield Express, Public Libraries, the Senior Center, Enfield Food Shelf, Enfield Housing Authority, and Loaves and Fishes. All COVID 19 precautions are followed at each site.

For more information you can call Social Services at 860-253-6396.

*The Commission on Aging is a town appointed group which is responsible under town ordinance to identify needs of Enfield seniors and coordinate the programs for the aging. Members solicit information and concerns from elderly residents & their families, as well as concerned citizens, and serve as advocates to all levels of government and town organizations.


The Family Resource Center will be receiving a donation of $50,000 from the LEGO Group to create and distribute Play Kits consisting of a variety of art and sensory materials to benefit all domains of development. Kits will be distributed to 1300 Enfield children ages 12 and under attending the FRC, Enfield Child Development Center, Enfield Youth and Family Services, as well as children whose families are Enfield Food Shelf participants and children attending licensed family childcare programs. Online learning sessions will be conducted to give parents and caregivers information on how to use the kits with children in their care. 

2021 RENTER’S REBATE PROGRAM April 1-October 1 Provides a payment to renters based on income, rent, and utilities for the previous year (2019).  A renter must have resided in Connecticut for any one-year period before signing up for the program.  For a single person the income, including Social Security, must not exceed $35,300. For Married couples the income, including Social Security, must not exceed $43,000. Please call Enfield Social Services to make your appointment!  (860) 253-6397

*NEED HELP WITH YOUR HEATING BILL? Call CRT @860-560-2694  Click on link for more info.  

*Veterans Tax Credit Program – Feb 1 to October 1. If eligible the homeowners will receive a reduction in the property taxes on either his/her primary residence or car. Please call Erin @ Enfield Social Services for more information and to schedule your appointment 860-253-6397.