Health & Human Services
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Mission

The Health and Human Services Commission is the combination of the Commission for the Aging, Youth Commission and the Board of Human Services. The Commission develops and coordinates information concerning all age groups, analyzes the services and programs provided by federal and state agencies and assists in applying them to New Canaan residents. They generate community focus to evaluate and create quality programs that best meet the changing needs of the population and establish policies and procedures which assist the residents in need of critical necessities such as food, shelter, safety, and health services. (including mental and physical health). The Commission also makes recommendations to the Selectman regarding the development of new programs for unmet needs. All these help develop a proactive and supportive community, which encourages responsibility and fosters a safe, healthy, well balanced life. 

Members

Judy Dunn, Chairman
Renate Dolphin, Secretary
Michael Allocca
Carol Blauvelt
Tom Ferguson
Dr. Sarah Kahn
Lance Minor
Constanze Sheridan
Carlyn Tiefenthaler




You may contact the Health and Human Services Commission by e-mail at Carol.Mcdonald@newcanaanct.gov

Meetings

The Health and Human Services Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 8:30 am. The meetings are held in the Vine Cottage, 61 Main Street.

For Schedule of Meetings, Agendas & Minutes click the link below.  

Schedule of Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

If meeting minutes or agendas do not appear on this Web site, please contact the relevant board, commission or committee. Do not contact the webmaster of this site. For the Board of Health and Human Services, you may send e-mail to Carol.Mcdonald@newcanaanct.gov