Welcome to the Town of Groton, Connecticut

Social Services

Staff
  • Debbie Burke, Social Worker  
  • Lisa Fredsbo, Social Worker  
  • Lisa Carney, Social Worker  
  • Megan Freeman , Office Assistant  
  • Heidi McSwain, Financial Assistant
Groton Social Services (GSS) offers support in the form of direct assistance, case management, advocacy, crisis intervention and information/referral services to individuals and families who are in need of temporary assistance with housing, food and other basic necessities. All services are available free of charge to individuals and families who meet eligibility criteria. All persons requesting assistance of any type meet with a Social Worker, who determines eligibility for programs offered by the Town. The Social worker will also make referrals to the other programs/services as necessary to provide advocacy and case management. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please call for an appointment.

Services include:
For more information on assistance with Food, Health Insurance, Financial Assistance, Energy Programs, Childcare, etc. please visit the State of Connecticut Department of Social Service’s website at www.ct.gov/dss/ or call 1-855-626-6632 or visit Infoline at http://www.211ct.org/or by calling 211 from your phone.

Assistance to Seniors

Housing Assistance

Food Assistance

Energy Assistance

Financial Assistance: 

Outreach Programs

Pets