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People in need of help to pay for heating costs in the winter can apply at the Senior/Social Services office each year.  The programs we offer are:

Energy Assistance: Canton residents who wish to  apply for the statewide heating assistance program may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Senior & Social Services office now through May 1st, or May 15th for a utility heated household with a shutoff notice. 

Canton's Emergency Fuel Bank is a program designed to assist families in meeting their heating needs when other sources of aid have been exhausted. For more information, contact Senior Services/Social Services at 860.693.5811.  In addition, tax deductible gift donations are welcome and made payable to Canton Energy Fuel Bank (CEFB), mail to the Collinsville Savings Society, P.O. Box 350, Canton, CT 06019.  Please put "Care of CEFB" on the envelope. 

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Contact Us

Senior & Social Services Department
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019

Phone:       (860) 693-5811 (860) 693-5811
Fax:          (860) 693-5835 (860) 693-5835

Jessica DeMeo
Senior & Social Services 

Tonoa Jackson
Administrative Assistant
to the Director 

Jess Tessman
Senior Center Coordinator

Laura Geyer
Cafe Coordinator

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Jessica DeMeo, represents the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and is the person to contact for any senior-related question, problem or concern.

Office Hours
Monday              9am-4pm
Tuesday              8am-4pm
Wednesday        8am-4pm
Thursday           8am-4pm
Friday                 8am-3pm

The Senior & Social Services Office is located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019