Due to the excessive heat,  Cooling Centers will be open in Town Hall in the  E Paul Martin Room and Loretta Brickley Room from 8:30am - 5:00pm
The Senior Center will be open for our seniors as a Cooling Center from 8:00 am - 4:00pm

The Federal website for ordering  Free COVID test kits is up and running .   Click here go to the website to order.

In accordance with the CDC guidelines, as of now, masks will be required in all Town Municipal Buildings if you are under the age of 12 and unvaccinated.

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COVID-19 Update:
Visit www.hvhd.us for information about COVID-19 vaccines and testing and to make an appointment.
If you need telephonic assistance, Connecticut’s Vaccine Appointment Assist Line is available at 877-918-2224, seven days a week from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Volunteering for Social Services

We welcome volunteers interested in lending their talents, time, and compassion. Volunteering is one of the most important aspects of a community that is strong and unified.  It gives its members a chance to feel involved, help others, and give back for a good deed done for them. 

Volunteer Services are coordinated by Social Worker, Lauren Haire at 860-355-6079 x3.

Guidelines to volunteering for Social Services:

The majority of our volunteer help is in the Food Bank or for seasonal events and activities.  The ability to lift and bend is essential to fulfilling the duties involved with these programs.

Most volunteer opportunities are offered during our regular office hours of Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4pm.  There are occasional events that do take place on a select weekend or evening.

Community Service required by a school or community group available; please contact the volunteer coordinator for opportunities.

Children under the age of 18 must have a parent sign permission for their child to volunteer.   

[Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult or group leader.  Please contact our volunteer coordinator to discuss this further. Opportunities are limited.]

All volunteers over the age of 18 must be fingerprinted through the town and approved. 

Town policy does not permit us to offer volunteer services to individuals assigned community service by the court or in anticipation of a court order.

Please fill out forms below and return them to our office, unless otherwise specified. Our volunteer coordinator will review your request.   

General Volunteer Application & Agreement (must be completed by any individual over the age of 18)

Student Volunteer Application & Agreement (if child is between age 15-18, must be completed with a Parent)


Additional Links

Contact Information

2 Pickett District Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Phone:  (860) 355-6079 
Fax:      (860) 355-6019
Email: socialservices@newmilford.org

Office hours:  M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   (limited office hours on Fridays after 2:30pm)