Sherman Senior Center



Mission Statement

The Sherman Senior Center remains committed in servicing the senior community and is available to respond to their interests, ideas and concerns. 

Contact Information & Office Hours

Phone: (860) 354-2414 ext 1
Fax: (860) 799-0144
E-mail: shermanseniorcenter@gmail.com

Office Hours:
9:00am – 3:00pm, Monday – Friday
Visitors are encouraged to call first in the event of the office being closed due to a trip or other activity.

Mailing Address:
Sherman Senior Center
8 Rt. 37 Center
P.O. Box 261
Sherman, CT 06784

Senior Center Staff

Suzette Berger, Coordinator
Sue Moore, Van Driver
Anna Miskiv,  Activity Assistant & driver

Description of Services

The Sherman Senior Center operates under the direction of the Office of the First Selectman. The center offers a variety of programs, activities and trips, both educational and recreational, to Sherman residents 55 years and older.

See the Newsletter for Calendar of Events

Monday
  • Walking Group: 9:00 am, Veterans Field track
  • Pinochle: 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Blood Pressure Screening: 11:30am to 12:30pm (every 2nd Monday)
  • Birthday Celebration: 12:30 pm (every 2nd Monday)
Tuesday
  • Senior Dine at American Pie - 10:30 am
  • Bingo: last Tuesday of the month at 11:45
Wednesday
  • Walking Group: 9:00 am, Veterans Field track
  • Senior lunches 12:00 pm, $3 donation, RSVP required.
  • Pinochle: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Shopping Trip to New Milford.
    Call 2 days prior to reserve a seat on the van.
Thursday
  • Exercise Club: 10:00 am
  • Shopping Trip to New Milford.
    Call 2 days prior to reserve a seat on the van.
  • Trip to Sherman library and town center (alternate weeks)
Friday
  • Walking Group: 9:00 am, Veterans Field track
  • Danbury Fair Mall - First Friday of the Month.
  • Probate Judge Appointments 12-2pm every second Friday of the Month.



Notifying the Public of Rights under Title VI

Town of Sherman

  • The Town of Sherman operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the Title VI Coordinator, Beth Trott, Director of Social Services
  • For more information on the Town of Sherman civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 860-354-2414 Ext.2, TRS 711; shermansocserv@gmail.com; or visit our administrative office at 8 Route 37 Center, Sherman, CT 06784. For more information, visit    http://www.townofshermanct.org/
  • A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Connecticut Department of Transportation by filing a complaint with the Office of Contract Compliance, Attention: Title VI Coordinator, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111
  • A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590
  • If information is needed in another language such as Spanish, German or any other languages, contact 860-354-2414 Ext.2

Title VI Complaint Procedure

Any person who believes she or he has been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin by the Town of Sherman may file a Title VI complaint by completing and submitting the Town of Sherman Title VI Complaint Form. The Title VI Coordinator for the Town of Sherman  investigates complaints received no more than 180 days after the alleged incident. The  Title VI Coordinator will process complaints that are complete.

 Once the complaint is received, the Title VI Coordinator will review it to determine if our office has jurisdiction. The complainant will receive an acknowledgement letter informing her/him whether the complaint will be investigated by our office. The Title VI Coordinator will notify the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Title VI Coordinator of any Title VI complaints filed, within 10 business days of receipt.

 The Title VI Coordinator of the Town of Sherman has 30 days to investigate the complaint. If more information is needed to resolve the case, the Title VI Coordinator may contact the complainant. The complainant has 30 business days from the date of the letter to send requested information to the investigator assigned to the case. If the investigator is not contacted by the complainant or does not receive the additional information within 30 business days, the Title VI Coordinator can administratively close the case. A case can also be administratively closed if the complainant no longer wishes to pursue their case.

 After the investigator reviews the complaint, she/he will issue one of two letters to the complainant: a closure letter or a letter of finding (LOF). A closure letter summarizes the allegations and states that there was not a Title VI violation and that the case will be closed. An LOF summarizes the allegations and the interviews regarding the alleged incident, and explains whether any disciplinary action, additional training of the staff member, or any other action will occur. If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision, she/he has 30 days after the date of the letter or the LOF to do so.

 A person may also file a complaint directly with the Connecticut Department of Transportation, Office of Contract Compliance, Attn: Title VI Coordinator, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111; or directly with the Federal Transit Administration, at FTA Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.
Title VI Complaint Form  

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