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TOWN OF MIDDLEBURY
Social Services

1172 Whittemore Road

Middlebury, CT  06762

(203) 577-4166 – phone

203-577-4173 – Fax

Monday - Friday 
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

JoAnn Cappelletti,
Social Services Director

jcappelletti@middlebury-ct.org 

 

 

 

 

 

What we are responsible for:
 

The Department of Social Services offers a comprehensive program of services to meet the needs of all eligible residents. Programs and applications available through this office include:

 

Community Food Bank
Non-Perishable foods are collected by local organizations and donated to the Food Pantry for Middlebury residents in need of food and personal supplies.

Food Baskets for needy families at Thanksgiving and Christmas are coordinated through this office.

 

The Needy Fund
This is an on-going program solely funded through donations by local community organizations and private citizens for the purpose of assisting families in an emergency situation.

 

Operation Fuel
This privately funded program, and is available for persons unable to meet payments for heat or electric bills. Criteria for eligibility include income.


The Connecticut. Energy Assistance program is available to all persons who meet income and asset guidelines. Applications for both programs are processed through this office.


Other applications processed through this office are the Renter’s Rebate Program, Homeowners Tax Credit Program and the Veterans Additional Exemption.

 

All health programs including weekly blood pressure screening and the Flu Shot Clinic are coordinated through this office.

Programs for persons to up-grade their property is available through the Homeowners Rehabilitation Program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Applications are available through this office.

 

Assistance with Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Prescription D, Social Security, Social Security Disability is also available through this office.

 

Referrals as assessed are made to all State and Federal Programs.

 

In addition to Social Services, a multi-purpose program is offered to our senior population. The Senior Center provides educational and recreational programs in addition to health based workshops. Such programs may be in the area of computer education, exercise programs of Tai Chi and Pilates as well as video based isometrics.

 

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News and Annoucements
 

 

PREVIEW TO NEXT WEEK 

Please check in at the Social Service Office
before starting any activities.

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NEW

"Ask the Pharmacist" Program

Matt Carrano, certified pharmacist and native of Middlebury, has opened up the new Hop Brook Pharmacy on Straits Turnpike in Middlebury.

On the second Tuesday of each month, Matt will be at the Middlebury Senior Center between the hours of 10am to 12noon to meet with individuals to discuss topics.


Stop in and say "Hello"

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Monday: April 14, 2014


10:00 Card Games

10:30 Pilates

10:30 Mah Jongg


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Tuesday: April 15, 2014

9:30 Sewing & Knitting
10:00 Knitting & Crocheting
10-12 Free Blood Pressure screening

10:30 Mah Jongg
12:30 Bingo
12:30 Bridge Club
5:30 Mah Jongg PM 
 
Lunch served at 11:45

Consomme with Rice
Fruit Stuffed Pork Loin
Mashed Potatoes
Peas and Carrots
Mandarin Oranges and Pineapple
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Wednesday:  April 16, 2014

10:00 Social Time in Reading Room
10:30 Pilates
10:30 Mah Jongg
12:30 Bingo

Lunched served at 11:45
Soup
Chef's Special Meatloaf
Potato
Mixed Vegetables
Dessert Surprise
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Thursday:  April 17, 2014
 

9:00 Yoga
9:00 Billiards
10:00 Line Dancing
10:00 Mah Jongg
11:00 Losing Weight with Elizabeth
12:30 Bridge
1:00 Mah Jongg
 
Lunch served at 11:45

Beet Salad
Garlic Chicken
Rice
Zucchini
Spice Cake
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Friday:  April 18, 2014
 
9:30 Painting Class
9:30 Yoga
10:00 Card Games
11:00 Wii Bowling

12:30  Adult Strength Training 




Exercise room available Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:00am to 10:30am.

WII Bowling Daily 9:00am
Billiard room open daily 9:00am
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Click on bottom link to view Senior Discounts