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 About Us:

The Town of Canton Senior and Social Services Department offers services, programs and resources to Canton residents to help them achieve self-sufficiency, maintain economic well-being, and adjust to different circumstances and events in their lives. The department is responsible for the administration of social services and provides current information on local, regional and statewide resources while coordinating increasingly diverse programs to serve residents with varying backgrounds and needs. 

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of our Canton residents of all ages by providing assistance with social, emotional and economic needs. 

Vision Statement:

Our vision is for residents to gain maximum independence through active community engagement and outreach.  We maintain an open and welcoming in-office atmosphere in order to reach and work with residents who find themselves in need.

If you have any essential needs that are not being met, please call our office at 860-693-5811 and we will do our best to assist you.

Town of Canton Senior & Social Services does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations.

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Contact Us

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

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

Tonoa Jackson - By Appointment Only
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.

Notary services available by appointment only.
Office Hours
Monday - 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