Vine Cottage, the home of the Human Services Department, is the gateway for youth, family, senior, and general social…More services available to the community.
The mission of Human Services is to help all New Canaan residents to thrive. It develops programs and activities that address residents' developmental needs and it assists residents in finding the social services and resources they need.
Human Services provides a full range of services from adult day care and assistance with Medicare Part D applications, to food pantry vouchers and help navigating the Husky program, to legal aid and financial assistance. The department also provides information to the community through programs like the domestic violence awareness campaign and parenting classes.
If they can't help you in house, they will refer you to the agency or organization that can.
Residents are encouraged to call Human Services or visit Vine Cottage for any kind of assistance. If you need help outside of normal business hours, call Connecticut's 211 info line.