Social Services Department

New Milford Social Services Staff
  • Peg Molina, LCSW, Director
  • Ivana Butera, MSW , Social Worker
  • Leah Pullaro, MSW, 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. This department assists residents under age 60.

  • Upcoming Events

1.  A New Financial Fitness Program has been scheduled! 

see link:   Financial Fitness        

2.  Great News!  Join us in a new food bank donation challenge!

The New Milford Food Bank is participating in a $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger! 

Alan Feinstein, through the Feinstein Foundation, is giving away a total of $1 million, annually, to anti-hunger agencies around the country.  To participate, agencies keep a count of all the food items and monetary donations received from their community in honor of the challenge from March 1st to April 30th.  The agencies in turn report the results at the end of the two months and the Feinstein Foundation ( will divide the year's allocation of $1 million to the participating agencies.  Donations can be brought to the office during our regular office hours.  Monetary donations can also be mailed to our office.  Please make checks out to The New Milford Food Bank.  And, be sure to tell us your donation is part of the challenge!  Thanks for being our partner in fighting hunger in our community! 

Please read a letter from the Feinstein Foundation: 

"A letter from Alan Feinstein"


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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.