06416 Social Services

Find 06416 departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Connecticut State Social Service Department 117 Main Street Extension Middletown CT 06457 4.5 miles from 06416 860-388-3515


New Britain Social Service Department 30 Christian Lane New Britain CT 06051 5.2 miles from 06416 860-612-3400

Middlefield Social Service Department 405 Main Street Middlefield CT 06455 7.3 miles from 06416 860-349-7121

Connecticut State Social Service Department 260 Lafayette Street New Britain CT 06053 7.4 miles from 06416 203-207-8900

East Hampton Social Service Department 22 E High St East Hampton CT 06424 8.5 miles from 06416 860-267-9601

Meriden Social Service Department 55 West Main Street Meriden CT 06451 9.1 miles from 06416 203-974-8000

Hartford Social Service Department 550 Main Street Hartford CT 06103 10.1 miles from 06416 860-722-6321

Marlborough Town Social Service Department 17 School Drive Marlborough CT 06447 10.5 miles from 06416 860-295-6209

West Hartford Social Service Department 50 South Main Street West Hartford CT 06107 10.6 miles from 06416 860-561-7561

Wallingford Social Service Department 6 Fairfield Boulevard Wallingford CT 06492 11.2 miles from 06416 203-294-2175

Connecticut State Social Service Department 139 North Main Street West Hartford CT 06107 11.5 miles from 06416 860-233-8240

Hartford City Social Service Department 2 Holcomb Street Hartford CT 06112 12.5 miles from 06416 860-722-6536

Connecticut State Social Service Department 3580 Main Street Hartford CT 06120 12.6 miles from 06416 860-723-1000

Windsor Social Service Department 599 Matianuck Avenue Windsor CT 06095 14.3 miles from 06416 860-285-1842

Connecticut State Social Service Department 699 Middle Turnpike East Manchester CT 06040 14.7 miles from 06416 860-647-1441

Cheshire Social Service Department 84 South Main Street Cheshire CT 06410 14.9 miles from 06416 203-271-6690

Avon Social Service Department 60 West Main Street Avon CT 06001 16.2 miles from 06416 860-409-4346

Simsbury Town Social Service Department 754 Hopmeadow Street Simsbury CT 06070 19.2 miles from 06416 860-658-3283

Vernon Social Service Department 14 Park Pl Rockville CT 06066 20.5 miles from 06416 860-870-3661

Connecticut State Social Service Department 249 Thomaston Avenue Waterbury CT 06702 20.7 miles from 06416 203-597-4000

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.