Social Services

Lebanon Social Services Office offers a variety of services to Lebanon children, adults, and seniors. Social Services Administrator Shelly Ashcom works with federal, state, and local organizations to provide assistance to Lebanon residents in need.

Services for Adults

  • Referrals and assistance with SNAP, (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), WIC

  • State general assistance programs

  • Assistance with Husky Insurance for uninsured children and adults

  • Intake office for CT Energy Assistance Program and Operation Fuel

  • Referral and assistance with Eversource and Bozrah Light & Power plans

  • Food assistance and Intake office for Neighbors Helping Neighbors food pantry distributing food once per month by appointment only as well as for holiday food

  • Referrals to area resources such as Budgeting Classes, TVCCA VITA Tax Preparation Program, Lebanon Children’s Clothing Wardrobe, Childcare, Library and School Programs, Lebanon Rec Dept, Area physicians and dentists, behavioral health and addiction services, Wellness programs, CT Legal assistance referrals

Services for Seniors

  • Assistance with budgeting and general paperwork/redeterminations

  • Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program for those income eligible

  • Liaison to the Lebanon Lions’ Club for eye care assistance

  • Referrals to TVCCA Meals-on-Wheels Program

  • Referrals to local elderly housing complexes

  • Referrals to Lebanon Senior Center, Transportation and Senior Resources

  • Assistance with Medicare Savings Program

Services for Kids

  • Referrals to area resources such as medical, dental home, behavioral health/counseling services, Lebanon Children’s Clothing Corner, Lebanon Recreation Programs, Library Programs, Childcare, School Referrals
  • Back to School supplies program for those in need (income eligible)
  • Secret Santa/Holiday Giving Program (ages 0-15 years, income eligible)

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Shelly Ashcom Social Services Administrator