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Department of Human Services

110 Myrtle Avenue

Westport, CT 06880 

Telephone: 203-341-1050
Facsimile: 203-341-1073

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Elaine Daignault, MA, NCC

Director of Human Services

The mission of Westport's Department of Human Services is to promote independence, personal development and an enhanced quality of life for Westport residents of all ages through a variety of programs and services.

The Department is organized into three service areas:

In all three areas the department works in partnership with other community organizations, service providers and funding sources opportunities and resources to residents.

The professional staff coordinates and provides services to Westport residents, including:

  • Casework services for individuals and families
  • Financial assistance
  • Information and referral
  • Community needs assessment, planning and development
  • Social services to elderly residents and their families and people with disabilities
  • Nutrition program and recreational and educational programming at the Westport Center for Senior Activities