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Social Services for Canton are administered through the Senior/Social Services Office, located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center at 40 Dyer Avenue.  Contact us at:

Town of Canton Senior/Social Services
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019

or by phone at 860.693.5811 .

We serve adults aged 60 years and older, adults with disabilities, families, and individuals 18 years and older needing financial and other kinds of assistance. Each person’s situation is assessed and assistance is coordinated to best meet the specific needs of the individual or family. Social Services also offers information on housing options and home care services that are available. 

Social Services for Canton residents include:

  • Eligibility screening for State and Federal financial assistance/entitlement programs
  • Processing energy assistance, Medicaid, Medicare Savings, food stamp, and food bank applications
  • Providing information and referral services limited case management, and other supportive services 

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Contact Us

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

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

Jessica DeMeo
Senior & Social Services 

Tonoa Jackson
Administrative Assistant
to the Director 

Jess Tessman
Senior Center Coordinator

Laura M. Geyer
Cafe Coordinator

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Jessica DeMeo, represents the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and is the person to contact for any senior-related question, problem or concern.

Office Hours
Monday              9am-4pm
Tuesday              8am-4pm
Wednesday        8am-4pm
Thursday           8am-4pm
Friday                 8am-3pm

The Senior & Social Services Office is located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019