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Volunteer Opportunities

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

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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:



New York State

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

Email: transportation@neccmillerton.org

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TRED (Transportation Reaching Every Direction)

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.

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Non-Emergency Transportation for Medicaid (Title 19) Recipients:

To arrange, confirm, or cancel a ride (at least 48 hours in advance):

https://ct.ridewithveyo.com/ 1-855-478-7350


FISH (Friends in Service Here)

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)

FISH (Friends in Service Here)2022-03-28T14:54:44-04:00

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District

(860) 489-2535  or toll free  (866) 906-RIDE (7433)


The Northwest Connecticut Transit District provides Curb-To-Curb Transportation service in the 16 towns throughout Northwest Connecticut. A 24 hour advance is requested to reserve your ride.  Transportation is provided for nutrition programs, medical, shopping and for any other social and personal purposes.  All vehicles are wheelchair accessible and our slogan is “We Will Get You There”.

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District2022-03-28T15:06:26-04:00
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