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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Immigration Resource Guide

This resource guide is intended to provide new members of our community and our country with help in navigating their new surroundings and in finding services, such as childcare, healthcare, employment, housing and legal services. These services will enab...

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Human Services
Posted on: February 14, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Love Shouldn’t Hurt: What GHS Students Want You To Remember This Valentine’s Day

Love Shouldn’t Hurt: What GHS Students Want You To Remember This Valentine’s Day

By Jordan Paris Feb 14, 2019 Greenwich Free Press

A new color floods Greenwich High School halls this Valentine’s Day: Purple.

YNET, a student orga...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Important information regarding SNAP benefits during the government shutdown

Important information regarding SNAP benefits during the government shutdownA Special Message from Daniel Giacomi, Department of Social Services SNAP Program Administration Manager:As I am sure you are aware, the partial shutdown of the federal government...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Op-Ed: The value of social and emotional learning

Op-Ed: The value of social and emotional learning

Published 11:52 am EST, Tuesday, January 15, 2019

National polling shows that nine out of 10 teachers believe that social and emotional learning is key to student success in school and life. It’s a...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Operation Fuel offers heating help to those in need in Greenwich

Operation Fuel offers heating help to those in need in Greenwich

By Ken Borsuk Published

GREENWICH — It could be a cold winter ahead for Greenwich residents who have difficulty paying the bills to heat their ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

IN THE NEWS: Prevention Council to Greenwich parents: It starts with you

Prevention Council to Greenwich parents: It starts with you

By Jo Kroeker  Published  6:44 pm EST, Thursday, December 6, 2018              

GREENWICH — Results of a t...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Greenwich Prevention Council: The results of the Greenwich Youth Survey are now available

Greenwich Prevention Council: The results of the Greenwich Youth Survey are now available in the documents section of the Department of Human Services website or click here.

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Human Services
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Operation Fuel - Now accepting applications

The Greenwich Department of Human Services will begin taking applications for Operation Fuel beginning on Monday December 3, 2018.

This program runs through May 31, 2019 or when funding runs out. Operation Fuel (www.operationfuel.org/) provides cash assist...

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Human Services
Posted on: December 4, 2018

IN THE NEWS: Greenwich student survey yields surprising results

Greenwich student survey yields surprising results

By Jo Kroeker Updated 9:43 am EST, Thursday, November 29, 2018            

GREENWICH — Substance abuse, cyberbullying, social media use
and t...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

IN THE NEWS: Western Greenwich agency on front line in fight to close achievement gap

Western Greenwich agency on front line in fight to close achievement gap

By Jo Kroeker Updated 8:33 am EST, Tuesday, November 13, 2018              

GREENWICH — Even when her mom has a...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance for Winter 2018-19

The Greenwich Department of Human Services is reminding residents that there is help with energy bills for those whose incomes fall below 60% of the State Median Income Guidelines and those facing financial hardship. &a...

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Human Services