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Social Services for Canton are administered through the Senior/Social Services Office, located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center at 40 Dyer Avenue.  Contact us at:

Town of Canton Senior/Social Services
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019

or by phone at 860.693.5811 .

We serve adults aged 60 years and older, adults with disabilities, families, and individuals 18 years and older needing financial and other kinds of assistance. Each person’s situation is assessed and assistance is coordinated to best meet the specific needs of the individual or family. Social Services also offers information on housing options and home care services that are available. 

Social Services for Canton residents include:

  • Eligibility screening for State and Federal financial assistance/entitlement programs
  • Processing energy assistance, Medicaid, Medicare Savings, food stamp, and food bank applications
  • Providing information and referral services limited case management, and other supportive services 

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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

Tonoa Jackson
Senior & Social Services Director 

Rebecca Briggs
Administrative Assistant to the Director

Kara McConville
Senior Center Coordinator 

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Tonoa Jackson, currently 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              8am-3:00pm
Tuesday              8am-3:00pm
Wednesday         8am-3:00pm
Thursday            8am-3:00pm
Friday                 8am-3:00pm

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