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Human and Social Services Department

Julie DeMarco, Director
100 Mona Terrace
Fairfield, CT 06824

Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

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To make an appointment with a social worker or for information about programs and services provided by Fairfield Social Services, please call 203-256-3170.

For up-do-date information about COVID-19, please click here to read the First Selectwoman's update. For more information from the Fairfield Health Department, click here

Mental Health Resources

211 CT - Mental Health Category: provides links to providers of counseling services for adults and children and mental health support groups.


HEALTHY LIVES CT: provides information and tools for maintaining or regaining wellness in the areas of emotional wellness, physical wellness, holistic wellness, financial wellness, and recovery from addiction issues.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

CDC Manage Anxiety & Stress: offers tips for reducing stress in yourself and others and offers information for parents, responders and people released from quarantine.

NAMI-CT:  https://namict.org/find-support/support-groups/

Mobile psychiatric crisis:  Dial 211, option 1

Kids in Crisis:  203-327-KIDS

Dial 911 and ask for Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer

Center for Sexual Assault hotline:  888-999-5545

Domestic Violence Hotline:  888-774-2900

Substance Use Access Line:  800-563-4086

Problem Gambling Helpline:  888-789-7777

Smoking QuitLine:  800-QUITNOW

Veterans Crisis Line:  1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Crisis Text Line:  Send text to 741741

Suicide Lifeline:  800-273-TALK

Most Requested Information

  • Important Phone Numbers:
  • Bigelow Center - 203-256-3166 (9 am to 3:30 pm)
  • Social Worker Appointments - For 61 and older: 203-256-3170 (9 am to 3:30 pm)
  • Social Worker Appointments - For 60 and under: 203-256-3170  (9 am to 3:30 pm)
  • Transportation - 203-256-3168 (8:30 am to 2:30 pm)
  • Information and Services for Veterans

Mission Statement

To assist residents of the community who are experiencing difficulty providing the basic necessities of life for themselves and their families.

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