Town Hall, P.O. Box 548, 27 Main Street, Salisbury, CT 06068
Salisbury Family Services
"Helping People Help Themselves"
Patrice McGrath, Social Worker
Office Location: 30A Salmon Kill Road, Salisbury, CT 06068
Hours: Monday and Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm
Phone Number: 860-435-5187
Salisbury Family Services was founded in 1930 to serve all of the communities of Salisbury including Salisbury, Lakeville, Amesville, Lime Rock, and Taconic.
Mission Statement: "Salisbury Family Services is committed to helping those people in our community experiencing difficulties. With respect for the individual, and a vision for a better community, the goal is to HELP PEOPLE HELP THEMSELVES". Objectives are to promote the welfare of the people in the Town, foster the development of a healthy life style, and provide emergency financial aid for needy individuals and families.
SFS provides a social worker for direct case management to individuals and families. Provisions are made for crisis intervention, home visits, information and referrals to various state and local service organizations. In addition to day-to-day assistance, SFS offers transportation assistance, housing and fuel assistance, day care and related programs, educational assistance, summertime camp scholarships, and the distribution of holiday food and gifts. Contact the office for information on any of these programs.
Salisbury Family Services acts as a liaison to the following services:
- Bissell Fund
- Church and School Programs
- Committee on Aging
- Department of Social Services
- Habitat for Humanity
- Housatonic Youth Services Bureau
- Local Hospitals and Physicians
- Northwest Center for Mental Health
- Northwest Corner C.H.O.R.E. Service
- OWL's Kitchen
- Salisbury Housing Committee
- Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association
- Salvation Army
- State & Federal Assistance Programs
- Women's Support Services
If you, or anyone you know, could use these services please call the social worker at 860-435-5187.