Social Services Department

New Milford Social Services Staff

  • Peg Molina, LCSW; Director
  • Ivana Butera, LMSW;  Social Worker     
  • Amy Bondeson, BSW, LPC; 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.

Homeowner Opportunity! ... Habitat for Humanity is building a home in New Milford and accepting applications for home ownership!  If you, or someone you know, might be interested in home ownership, Habitat is looking for eligible home owner candidates for a 3-bedroom home here in New Milford!  Please read the flyer below and consider this wonderful opportunity if it seems like a possible fit for you!  This is a great organization that supports new home owners every step of the way.  What a great "leg up" this could be! (Flyer)

Happenings at Social Services

1.  "When You're A Parent...Again" : A support group for grandparents and other relatives raising children; meets monthly (childcare and dinner are included).  Usually meeting every 2nd Thursday of the month. Please refer to our newsletter or call our office for specific dates and times.  NEW LOCATION! (click for flyer)

2.  Donations for the New Milford Food Bank are welcomed all year long Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm and Fridays 8am-2pm.  Please refer to the Food Bank link for specific items and our "Paper Bag Challenge".   We also accept fresh produce from local gardeners (Monday-Thursday morning); we are registered with the Ample Campaign at .




Additional Links

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.

[Archived Newsletters & Annual Reports]



Introducing a new workbook "Behind on Bills? Start with one step."  Designed to help you handle money emergencies, cut down on stress from mounting bills, and build your finances to where you want them to be. It may be just the thing you can do for your financial and mental health this year! (click on photo above)