The Outreach Program of the Senior and Social Services division provides social work services to adult residents of Glastonbury. Information and referral services are also available to any Glastonbury resident who is caring for a family member outside of Glastonbury. The goal of the program is to link people with the services and programs that they need.
Outreach Social Workers are available to meet with the resident and/or their family in their home or at the office. Telephone consultation is also available. Information and assessment are provided for the following types of issues:
- housing options, financial assistance, advocacy, transportation, socialization / recreational therapy, home health care, child and adult day care, assistance with health insurance issues, long-term care plans and other issues.
Social Workers can also assist with the completion of housing and financial program applications. Follow-up and case management services are available. The staff works closely with family members and caregivers, the Police Department, the Housing Authority, the Health Department, other Town departments, State and community agencies in order to provide the best possible service to Glastonbury residents.
There is no charge for Outreach Program services. To speak with a Social Worker or to make an appointment, please call the Human Services Department at 652-7638, or call the Social Work Line at (860) 652-7634.