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Energy Assistance

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps households pay for primary heating bills. If the household’s primary heating costs are included in your rent, you may also apply for assistance. Application are processed between September 1st and May 31st. Please call 860-693-5811 to schedule an appointment; applications will be taken by appointment only. Click here for a list of required documents. 

Important Dates
 November 1  First day for fuel deliveries that can be paid by the program.
 April 1  Deadline for fuel authorizations for deliveries.
 May 31  The last day that a household can apply to establish its eligibility for benefits.
 June 17  Last day to submit deliverable fuel bills.


Canton's Emergency Fuel Bank 

Canton Emergency Fuel Bank is a program designed to assist families in meeting their heating needs when other sources of aid have been exhausted. For more information, contact Senior Services/Social Services at 860.693.5811.  In addition, tax deductible gift donations are welcome and made payable to Canton Energy Fuel Bank (CEFB), mail to the Collinsville Savings Society, P.O. Box 350, Canton, CT 06019.  Please put "Care of CEFB" on the envelope. 


Get Help With Your Heating Bills

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Contact Us

Senior & Social Services Department
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019

Phone:      (860) 693-5811
Fax:          (860) 693-5835

Tonoa Jackson - By Appointment Only
Senior & Social Services Director 

Rebecca Briggs
Administrative Assistant to the Director

Kara McConville
Senior Center Coordinator 

Municipal Agent for the Elderly
The agent, Tonoa Jackson, currently represents the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and is the person to contact for any senior-related question, problem or concern.

Notary services available by appointment only.
Office Hours
Monday - Friday      8am - 3:00pm
The Senior & Social Services Office is located in the lower level of the Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Collinsville, CT 06019