Watertown Human, Social & Leisure Services
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Social Services Department

Jeanne Vichioli, Social Services
Telephone: 860.945.5252 Fax: 860.945.4734


For printable applications and other forms go to:
General Info > Dept Info > Social Services Dept

Confidential Scholarships Available
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Emergency Assistance Program

Temporary Assistance for Residents of Watertown-Oakville with Food, Fuel, Financial Scholarships and Safety Net Emergencies.
Click here to download Food & Fuel Application

NOW Energy Assistance
For residents of Watertown-Oakville under 55 years old call Jeanne at the Watertown Social Services at 860.945.5252 For residents of Watertown-Oakville 55 & older call Laura at the Falls Ave Center 860.945.5250 NOW Energy Assistance 203.756.8151

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Watertown SSD HOLIDAY programs
Thanksgiving & Christmas Food Basket & Wish List - Secret Santa

Click here 2023 Holiday Program Forms 

CT Mobile Foodbank
Due to very cold weather, we will cancel all mobile pantry distributions if the weather is 32 degrees or below throughout the winter months. We will be monitoring the temperature on a daily basis. Our mobile pantry info phone number is: 203-741-9751. A message in all changes, cancellations for the mobile pantry on a particular day and changes for the month. The CT Food Bank Mobile Pantry is in Watertown at the First Congregational Church, 40 DeForest Street, Watertown on the first Wednesday of the Month at 2:00 pm.

Does the act of giving leave you cold? Have gifts previously given been a little noticed, unused, or unappreciated? The Watertown Parks & Recreation Department invites you to try again, or possibly have a first-time experience. Give a gift that satisfies both you, the giver, and all those who will benefit from your generosity. Please make checks payable: The Town of Watertown Parks Development Fund For The Watertown Emergency Food Bank: Watertown Emergency Food Bank.

Food Bank 860.945.5252
Waterbury SSD 203.597.4000
Housing Authority 860.274.0598
Social Security 203.756.7476
DSS Title 19 203.596.4152
WIC 203.574.6785
HUD (Section 8) 860.424.5872
Waterbury Staywell 203.756.8021
Watertown VNA 860.274.7531