Social Services Department

New Milford Social Services Staff

  • Peg Molina, LCSW; Director
  • Ivana Butera, MSW;  Social Worker     
  • Amy Bondeson, BSW, MS; Social Worker                 
  • Monika Roberts; Administrative Assistant


The Department of Social Services assists New Milford residents with their social, emotional and economic needs. Services extend to helping people meet the basic human needs of food, shelter, clothing, and maintenance of health and well-being.

Income eligibility is determined by a professional social worker. Most programs require an interview with a staff person.

Proof of household income and residence in New Milford will be required. Please call for an appointment and a list of required documents. This department assists residents under age 60.

  •  Happening at Social Services!

1.   Final month to apply for the CT Energy Assistance Program, the State program to assist with the seasonal cost of heating one's home. The last day to apply for electric heated households is May 1st.   Click here  for program details, dates, and forms.  Application period for deliverable fuel is closed. 

2.  Family First weekend for new families is here!  June 5-7, 2015 at Camp Jewell YMCA Outdoor Center in Colebrook CT.  It is  a wonderful opportunity to take your 4-15 year old kids away for a weekend that combines lots of fun, group adult time and learning.  There will be adult workshops focused on handling stress, parenting and living on a "financial shoestring".  While adults are in workshops, kids are enjoying a full range of supervised camp activities.  For further details, registration and payment information, please refer to our Family First link and our April newsletter.

3.   Time to think about registering your child for CAMP!    Park & Rec's Rec-On summer camp will take place June 22-July 31st for kids entering grades 1-8.  Online registration forms available as of April 4th at and registration begins May 4th.  Social Services handles all scholarships for this program and are based on income eligibility: please contact our office before you register your child.  Please read our April newsletter for further details and for information on other area camps!  

 4.  Back to School Clothes for Kids registration will begin in late June when school gets out.  Details to follow in May's newsletter.





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Contact Information

40 Main St.
New Milford, CT 06776

Phone:  (860) 355-6079 
Fax:      (860) 355-6019

Office hours:  Monday - Friday         8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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