Youth and Social Services

A Division of Health and Human Services Providing ongoing information and referrals on available Federal, State and local programs and services for youth and adults
  • 2024 Renters Rebate Program to start soon on April 1st!
  •  Help is available.
  • Stay Warm this Winter
  • YouthRecoveryCT!
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  • Not feeling like yourself?
  • FEMA Food & Shelter
  • time to own

The Social Services Division will continue to offer remote services for most programs, including tax relief and renters rebate, state assistance programs (SNAP, HUSKY, TFA), energy and fuel assistance, emergency relocation and ADA ticket sales. Residents can also schedule an appointment to meet with a Social Services representative in-person by calling (860) 291-7248.

The Social Services Division strives to promote the well-being, self-sufficiency and quality of life among East Hartford residents by administering & developing programs and initiatives which provide individuals and families with the necessary support and opportunities to realize their fullest potential.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Cynthia Joiner, L.M.S.W. Caseworker II (860) 291-7227
Tasha Bobb Food Bank Coordinator (860) 291-7226
Astrid Calderon Youth and Social Services Program Supervisor (860)291-7181