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  Human & Youth Services Energy Assistance (2 types):
Energy assistance clients may receive financial assistance for their primary source of heat, assistance is available for clients who meet income and asset eligibility guidelines. Energy Assistance appointments are generally available August through May depending on your heating source. Please contact Community Renewal Teams at 860-560-5800 to set up an appointment.
Operation Fuel provides a one-time grant
of up to $500.00 to assist families with their energy bills. Operation Fuel is energy blind, meaning they assist with all energy types
– oil, electric, natural gas, kerosene, wood, propane, pellets, and other energy sources. If your grant is being applied to an electric or gas utility bill, Operation Fuel’s grant can be used to prevent a shutoff or restore utility service.
Operation Fuel also has funding for
water assistance grants for eligible MDC customers. Operation Fuel has gone to
an online application process; please visit Operationfuel.org to apply. If you need additional help with the online process please call 860-258-2799.
For emergency appointments/shut offs please contact Human Services at 860-258-2799.
Program application assistance
The Human Services Department provides staff to assist residents with finding information and completing applications for local, state, and federal assistance programs. These services may enhance the quality of life and we can aid in navigating programs and support residents in applying for them. Call 860-258-2799 for more information or to make an appointment.
Volunteer Care Teams
Volunteer services are available to eligible residents who need temporary assistance with grocery shopping, friendly visits, friendly check-ins, errands, transportation to medical appointments outside town transportation perimeters, etc. Please call us to sign up for any of these services.
We are always looking for new volunteers with an interest in helping others in our community, if interested in volunteering please call us.
    Youth & Family Services Programs
Cops & Kids Connect Unplugged
Leadership and teambuilding group activities. For 4th & 5th grade students.
instructor: EMPOWER Leadership staff Dan, Co-Facilitator
To reserve a space: Please email: student’s name, address, grade, email, phone numbers, any allergies to lstanczyc@rockyhillct.gov location: TBD, location given at registration. Day: 4th Wednesday of month
Dates: Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 22 Time: 3:30–4:30pm
Fee: $40
wear: comfortable clothing/sneakers Bring: water bottle, snack
Expressive Arts Group
Stress reduction group through arts and wellness activities
For 6th, 7th, 8th grade students
To reserve a space: Please email: student’s name, address, grade, email, phone numbers, any allergies to lstanczyc@rockyhillct.gov location: TBD, location given at registration. Day: 3rd Wednesday of month
Dates: Oct. 20, Nov. 17, Dec. 15 Time: 3:30–4:30pm
Fee: $40
wear: comfortable clothing Bring: water bottle, snack
Rocky Hill Youth to Youth Coalition
Youth Services Advisory Board and Local Prevention Council, Community Service
& Leadership Skills/Teambuilding Group. Monthly themes and projects, educational awareness & prevention activities.
For 8th through 12th grade students
To reserve a space: Please email: student’s name, address, grade, email, phone numbers, any allergies to lstanczyc@rockyhillct.gov location: TBD, location given at registration. Day: 2nd Wednesday of month September through June
Time: 3:00–4:30pm
Fee: Donations to projects
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