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.


              The New Milford Farmers Market is now accepting SNAP!  Look for the New Milford Farmers Market Collaborative table, every Saturday, 9am-12pm on the Green.  Use your benefits to purchase local fresh fruits and vegetables.  Up to $10 of benefits will be matched!

Happenings at Social Services

1.  September is HUNGER ACTION MONTH! Join us for our Annual WALK A MILE FOR A MEAL  food drive on September 25th!  And WEAR ORANGE on September 8th to bring awareness to the 1 in 7 CT residents struggling with food insecurity.

2.  "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 Monday of the month. Please refer to our newsletter or call our office for specific dates and times. 

3.  Donations for the New Milford Food Bank are welcomed all year long during our office hours.  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.

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