Social Services

Mission Statement

The Director of Social Services is here to assist our Sherman residents in finding and linking people to resources to help in time of need at any age, whether an infant or an older citizen. Helping people help themselves is the focus of the social worker.

Contact Information and Office Hours

Phone: 860-354-2414 ext 2
Fax: 860-799-0144

Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 - 3:00
Thursday - Friday 9:00 - 2:00 
By Appointment Only

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

Social Services Staff

Beth Trott, MSW,Director & Municipal Agent to the Elderly
Lynne Gomez, SW Assistant

Description of Services 

Below is a list of services available to Connecticut residents and the social worker /municipal agent has access to many of the forms needed to apply for the various programs available.
  • Medicaid, Medicare
  • Social Security
  • Disability Resources
  • Energy Assistance
  • Operation Fuel
  • Food Pantry (Hungerford House)
  • Counseling
  • Drug and Alcoholism resources
  • Salvation Army
  • Housing resources
  • Aging issues
  • Sherman Matthew 25 Hot Meal Program
  • Transportation
  • Employment
  • Community resources
  • Emergency management
  • Help for those who live alone
  • Home care and long term care referrals
  • Advocate for all people who are disabled or elderly and not being fairly treated
  • Link people with resources to meet their needs
  • Financial assistance for low income families and the elderly
  • Back to school clothing and school supplies

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