Our Adult and Family Services are available to Greenwich residents and their families in need of basic human services. In addition to providing support in responding to crisis situations, such as preventing home eviction and utility shut-offs, we work to develop skills leading to self-sufficiency.
Our Adult and Family Services staff strive to ensure that you are provided support in meeting basic human needs, such as, housing, food, clothing, personal safety and access to health care. We also serve as your advocate to help you navigate through any issue and/or conflict that you are facing.
Our services span a variety of activities:
- Assessment of needs and establishment of a service plan;
- Information and referral to community agencies;
- Assistance with Federal, State and local benefit and entitlement applications including: HUSKY, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, ConnPace, subsidized housing, food, clothing, medication, energy assistance, and any other special needs;
- Home eviction and utility shut-off prevention and mediation;
- Budget and money management counseling;
- Temporary (emergency) Housing and energy assistance;
- English as a Second Language classes (ESL);
- Assistance in enrolling in vocational/employment training and education programs; and
- Support to persons with medical, developmental and psychiatric disabilities.