Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the offices of Social Services are open, but closed on a limited basis to the public until further notice. If you need assistance, please contact us at (203) 576-7416.
Advocacy Services: Being the voice for individuals who need support in obtaining services.
Benefits Education Services: Programs designed to make residents aware of government or non-government programs available to assist them in meeting their needs and solving their problems. These programs address the details of the services provided, eligibility requirements and the places where services are delivered.
Case Management Services: We provide an assessment of clients to identify their needs, assist them in removing barriers to these services, and act as a liaison between clients and community. We also link clients to internal and external services.
Hispanic Elderly: Services necessary to assure the health, safety and welfare of elderly people, as well as services that assist the elderly or aging persons to improve their quality of life. Services include social services, information, referral and case management.
Information & Assistance Services: Provides (A) current information on opportunities and services available to individuals in their communities, (B) assesses problems and capacities of the individuals (C) link individuals to opportunities and services that are available (D) ensures that individuals receive the services needed by establishing adequate follow-up procedures.
Social Support Services: Assist individuals in adjusting to problems in their personal lives or living environment.
Utility Shut-Off Protection Program: The mission of the Utility Shut-Off Protection Program is to assistance Bridgeport residents, who are low to moderate income, unable to pay their bills to remain in their homes in a safe and decent environment.
Emergency Rental Assistance: Emergency Rental Assistance is available for people suffering from financial hardship, such as loss of a job, house fire, or illness. This program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability.
Lisa Michelle Morrissey, MPH
Director of Health & Social Services
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604