The Adult & Continuing Education program offers free classes in English as a Second Language, Citizenship, Basic numeracy & literacy, and high school completion for adults who live in Litchfield County. Enrichment classes are available in arts & crafts, computers, finance, home improvement, languages, music & dance, personal development, and recreation & leisure both in person and online at a reasonable cost.
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America Reads with RSVP: (860) 482-9749
Located at 59 Field Street in Torrington
Audubon Center: (860) 364-0520
Friendly Visitors : (860) 435-9177
Hospitals: (see Hospitals)
Nursing Homes: (see Nursing Homes)
Libraries: (see Libraries)
Literacy Volunteers: (see Education)
Food Pantries: (see Food Pantries)
Women’s Support Services (860) 364-1900
Litchfield: (860) 567-5200
New Milford: (860) 354-3415
Winsted (Northwest Branch): (860) 379-5492
Veterans’ Affairs Information (800) 827-1000 www.vba.va.gov
Waterbury Office: (203) 805-6340
Outreach: (860) 616-3683
Soldiers Sailors & Marines Fund Office in Torrington: (860) 489-2531
Service Representative information: Call: (860) 489-2531 or Rotary (860) 594-6600
Assistance and advocacy for veterans, their spouses or eligible dependents. Counseling, health, medical and rehabilitation services, housing, education and training.
Veterans Assisted Living Assessment and Benefits Guide:
Northeast Community Center serves residents of six towns of Northeast
Dutchess County: Amenia, Dover, North East, Pine Plains, Stanford and
(518) 789-4259, Fax: (518) 789-9279
(860) 496-7670 (Need referral)
(Torrington) (860) 482-3636
For Department of Mental Health consumers:
Call (860) 482-1852 to arrange a ride with at least 24 hours’ notice.
Rides are available on a first come/first served basis.
Non-Emergency Transportation for Medicaid (Title 19) Recipients:
To arrange, confirm, or cancel a ride (at least 48 hours in advance):
Provides residents transportation, in volunteer-owned vehicles, to medical and dental appointments in the area. FISH will also sometimes take clients shopping or to the hairdresser. No fees, but contributions can be made. This is a volunteer program.
Cornwall Social Services Office (860) 672-2603
Kent (Selectman’s Office) (860) 927-4627
Goshen Community Care & Hospice (Volunteers for Goshen residents):
(860) 491-HOPE (4673)