Human Services

Updates in response to COVID-19 

Our office in City Hall is currently closed, but we are still available by phone and email. See the link to the Staff Directory for specific contact information. 

Renters Rebate appointments will begin May 1, 2020. 

The 2020 Census can be completed online at 2020Census.gov  Be sure to log in and be counted. 

Information from Governor Ned Lamont:  Corona Virus FAQs    Important Topics Include, Prescription Medications, Unemployment Insurance, and Emergency provisions regarding eviction and mortgages.

Click Husky Insurance to read important information about your coverage.

The Department of Social Services reminds the public that applications are open year-round for HUSKY Health coverage (Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program. Uninsured residents with low and moderate incomes are encouraged to: 

Apply online:  www.accesshealthct.com;

Apply by phone: 1-855-805-4325

Consumer information also available at www.ct.gov/husky and 1-877-CT-HUSKY (1-877-284-8759).

Mission

Our mission is to provide immediate services to residents in crisis and to develop and administer services that help people become self sufficient and reach their maximum potential.

Description of Services

For more than 70 years, Norwich Human Services has provided social services to Norwich residents. Our department is an umbrella agency encompassing three divisions: