Community Resources

Organizations

Name
Description
We are unique in the Farmington Valley in both the number of working farms as well as the variety of agricultural businesses. We are home to dairy farms, goat farms, horse ranches, equestrian centers, orchards and beef cattle. This diversity makes Granby special.
Information on Boy Scouts in Connecticut.
The Connecticut bus and rail transportation system consists of two commuter rail lines, three branch lines, eight CTTRANSIT bus divisions, and fourteen active transit districts. Complementary paratransit services, mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) are provided in all areas with fixed route services.
It is the responsibility of the Office of Advocacy and Assistance to provide assistance to veterans, their eligible spouses and eligible dependents in obtaining veterans benefits under federal, state and local laws. Connecticut employs authorized Veterans' Service Officers to assist in the following: Assisting in the establishment, preparation and presentation of claims pursuant to rights, benefits or privileges accruing to veterans. Cooperating with service organizations in disseminating information. Furnishing counsel to veterans concerning educational training, health, medical, rehabilitation, housing facilities and services, and employment services. Representing veterans before the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) concerning claims and benefits.
This guide outlines a broad range of tools available to help local governments plan for the future of agriculture in Connecticut.
CCM has a link for online resource CT residents and business owners to better understand the relationship between the state and local goverments, such as state aid to towns and cities, state and municipal governments share responsibilities and resources.
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is Connecticut's association of cities and towns. Its 139 member municipalities contain over 90 percent of the state's population.
The Rapid Response Team is comprised of indiviudals from the CT Depart. of Labor. Informing workers about benefits and services available to them upon notice of job loss.
Provides current public health information. The Towns of Canton, East Granby, and Granby formed the Farmington Valley Health District (FVHD) in July 1976, in accordance with Section 19a-241 of the Connecticut General Statutes. Since its formation, the Farmington Valley Health District has expanded its membership to other Farmington Valley towns and currently has ten towns as part of the district. In alphabetical order the member towns are Avon, Barkhamsted, Canton, Colebrook, East Granby, Farmington, Granby, Hartland, New Hartford, and Simsbury.
The FRWA is a citizen-based, non-profit 501©(3) organization at the forefront of restoration and conservation issues such as water quality, water allocation, recreational usage, open space, and wetland and floodplain protection.
The Farmington Valley Film Commission is a group of local residents and industry professionals volunteering to help bring the production of film, television, commercial and advertising projects into the Farmington Valley.
A twenty-two mile multi-use trail running through six towns in Central Connecticut with connections to many more miles of walking and biking trails. The towns of Farminton, Avon, Simsbury, Granby, East Granby, and Suffield administer the sections of the trail within their borders with the help of many dedicated volunteers.
This is a state-licensed Medicare/Medicaid certified full-service home health care agency and the only Medicare certified Hospice program in the Valley. Services include: skilled nursing, homemakers, home healh aids, medical social worker, rehab theraists, nutritionist, Granby Food Bank, support groups, community and employer-based programs, blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, foot care, flu shot, childhood immunizations, child care clinics, car seat loan program, etc.
This organization promotes programs and activities for individuals and families as well as tourism, cultural, and economic development for the Farmington Valley.
Salmon Brook Service Unit, Girl Scouts of Connecticut serves Granby, East Granby and the Hartlands. There are approximately 350 girls in our service unit.
GAA's mission is to provide emergency medical service and ambulance transportation for the residents and citizens in the towns of Granby and East Hartland, as well as mutual aid to the surrounding areas.
This organization was founded in 2002 by a dozen artists committed to joining together and raising awareness about the quality of work being created in our own backyard.
To promote a positive business climate which best serves our membership and community through business retention, expansion, and economic development and community support.
The Granby Community Fund is an all-volunteer, non- profit organization whose membership is comprised of agencies serving Granby citizens. Primary responsibilities of the Granby Community Fund are to minimize the fundraising and administrative costs of the member agencies; to maximize the charitable contributions of the community to the Granby Community fund; and to manage and distribute the funds among the member agencies responsibly. You can make donations by mail at Granby Community Fund, PO Box 94, Granby, CT 06035.
Local programming for Granby, Hartland, and East Granby to view town events, meetings, etc.
A local newspaper published monthly by Citizens for a Better Granby.
The GECC is a collaborative of diverse individuals whose interest is the well being of all children pre-birth to age five. We advocate for policies and practices that ensure that "all children arrive at school healthy and socially and emotionally prepared for academic success and life-long learning."
The Granby Education Foundation (GEF) is a nonprofit organization that nourishes educational excellence by raising private funds in support of innovative educational initiatives for people of all ages in Granby and surrounding towns.
The Council promotes and protects horses and their owners; educates owners and the public about the care of and safety around horses; offers activities such as trail rides, parade team and demonstrations; and supports the community through donations and scholarships.
The Granby Land Trust is a non-profit land preservation group with over 1,500 preserved acres.
The group's purpose is to welcome newcomers to Granby. Meets the second Thursday of the month during the school year at the First Congregational Church.
Proudly serving the communities of: Avon, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, Granby, Hartland, Simsbury, Suffield and Windsor Locks. FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen. Each opportunity builds skills, self-confidence, positive peer relationships, and unimagined successes. FOR HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation's health and well being. At the Y we provide opportunities to help everyone in our communities achieve their goals for better health and well-being by offering unparalleled support, guidance & resources — regardless of their ability to pay. FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. The YMCA’s social service programs — including initiatives in education, health, cancer survivorship, character building, cultural understanding, leadership, vocational training, the arts and more — inspire hope, create new opportunities for success, and change futures.
To enhance the lives of the Greater Hartford Community by providing environmental and agricultural experiences that promote ecological and histrorical appreciateion of the land.
The Lost Acres Fire Department was formed in 1936. The basic mission remains to protect the life and property of the residents of Granby.
One of the 120 ancient corps registered as members of the The Company of Fifers and Drummers, the Marquis of Granby is one of a few whose drum major and flag line follow the von Steuben Manual of Arms. Each new member must learn and become proficient in the musket drill before marching or advancing further.
This refuge is comprised of more than 4,410 acres spanning the towns of Granby, Canton, and Simsbury. Vistors enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing at the Game Refuge. The main entrance is located on Routes 10/202 in Granby. Hours: 8 am to sunset.
Provides museum tours for schools and other interested persons. Special events and exhibits areheld throughout the year. The purpose of this historical society is as follows: To locate, procure, and preserve documents, maps, pictures, and personal property pertaining to the history and citizens of the Granby area; maintain and display for public benefit and collection of historical items acquired by the Society for gift or sale; identify, mark, and seek to preserve historical buildings, locations, and objects; record and preserve facts and traditions which now repose in the memories of our citizens; and to record current history for the benefit of future generations.
Salmon Brook Water District
The Salmon Brook Water District provides public water service to the Granby Center area for approximately 1,000 residents and commercial entities. For further service and information, contact Jeff Spence, President, at (860) 653-3327.
Salmon Brook Watershed Association
The purpose of SBWA is to encourage the conservation of excellent water sources, fish, wildlife, forest, plant life, and soils throughout Salmon Brook's watershed. Our activities include: stream clean-ups, water quality evaluation, and education about vernal pools and invasive plants.
The Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows in Simsbury, Connecticut is state of the art performing arts center.
The Aquarion Water Company provides public water service for the area of south Salmon Brook Street and Canton Road vicinity. Phone number is (800) 732-9678
Connecticut's source for health and human services information and referral, 24 hour, seven day a week. Dial 211 or view their website.

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Places of Worship

Name
Address / Description
United Church of Christ
Granby Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses
121 North Granby Road, Granby, CT 06035
Non-Denominational
605 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT 06035
242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby, CT 06035
Roman Catholic
Community
Methodist

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