Social Services

General assistance for Burlington residents in need of help.

Assisting Burlington Residents in Need

Residents of the Town of Burlington are asked to read the following information and call Ellie Parente if you find yourselves in a position of needing assistance.  Appointments can be made for Tuesday morings or Wednesday afternoons.

Burlington offers assistance for those residents who are in need of eye care, pediatric dentistry and any other catastrophic occurrences. These services are available for all ages. Our Food and Fuel Bank is made available through generous donations of non-perishable goods and monetary donations. We provide food baskets during the holiday season for those residents who need a little help. Santa arrives for kids up to high school age, as well.

Applications for assistance are available online or at the Social Service Office and are kept in strict confidence.

Spring Clean Up! Do you need help with your lawn? Give Ellie Parente a call at (860) 673-6789 ext. 208.

The Town of Burlington is seeking volunteers of all ages to help with lawn clean up and maintenance for an elderly person or a person who is physically challenged. If you are interested call Ellie Parente or click here to email her your name, address and phone/cell number.

DO YOU NEED HELP or DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP with minor repairs, house cleaning, lawn clean up in spring, summer of fall or snow removal? There is no fee involved. All names and requests will be kept confidential. Give Ellie Parente a call in Social Services at (860) 673-6789 ext. 208. We have organizations and people who are willing to help.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Eleanor (Ellie) Parente Director of Finance and Social Services
Gjyl Kozlo Social Service Assistant
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