Community Programs

Services Provided

  • Advocacy for residents
  • Assistance with completion of state and federal paperwork
  • CHOICES counseling for medical insurance
  • Notary Public services
    • $2 per document
  • Elderly and Disabled Medical Transportation Grant
  • Senior services: the Windham Senior Center operates as a community focal point for the coordination of multi-purpose services and programs for Windham residents 55 years and older
    • The Center promotes independence, personal enrichment and and enhanced quality of life. A wide variety of programs and services include but not limited to:
      • Recreation and leisure
      • Health and wellness
      • Cards and games
      • Day trips
      • Nutritious luncheons
      • Information and referral
      • Social services
      • Monthly senior newsletter
    • Visit the Windham Senior Center webpage and Facebook page for more information
  • School Readiness and Child Day Care Grant Program:
    • Full-day, full-year, part-day, school-year programs available for 3 to 4-year-old children
    • This program is available to all families, and the sliding fee scale is based on income
    • Residency is not required and applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year
    • For more information about the School Readiness program, please contact Angela Fournier
  • Homelessness: the Human Services Department is a member of the Eastern Coordinated Access Network (ECAN)
    • ECAN is a network of organizations throughout the Northeast's 20 communities assisting people experiencing homelessness by connecting them to local services through a coordinated system.
    • Individuals who as homeless (or at least 48 hours of homelessness) or families at least 14 days from homelessness should do the following:
      • Call 211, select Option 3, then Option 1
      • You will be connected to a specialist who will either provide resources or make a referral to local agency for an intake appointment.
  • The Human Services Department processes applications for fee waivers or reductions for a variety of services, consistent with Town ordinance.
  • Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
  • Miscellaneous services: coordination of town services with community agencies, information and referral, and work with other town initiatives, including:
    • School Readiness Council
    • Housing Rehabilitation Program
    • Uniform Relocation Assistance Act
    • Renter Rebate Program

For more information or if you have any questions please contact the Human Services Department.