Social Services

The focus of the Social Service Department is to coordinate existing federal, state, regional and local services, to increase community awareness of these services and to develop new programs to meet the needs of Granby residents.

Granby Social Services serves as a SNAP intake site, processes CT State Energy Assistance applications, works with Operation Fuel, authorizes Granby Food Pantry participation, assists Eversource utility consumers to qualify for programs such as NewStart, the Matching Payment Program, or monthly budget payment plans, submits Elderly and/or Disabled Renters Rebate program applications, coordinates Thanksgiving meal baskets and holiday assistance for qualified Granby families.  You may apply to these programs directly through the Granby Social Services Department. Must be a Granby, North Granby or West Granby resident. An appointment is necessary. Call the office to set up an appointment and to discuss necessary paperwork. 860-844-5350.  

If you live in another town, please contact your local town directly. For more information about any of our programs please call the office.
Should you wish to apply for Social Security Disability -- Please contact 1-800-772-1213 or go online for more information at  You must apply through a Social Security office to apply for Social Security Disability.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Sandra Yost Director of Human Services (860) 844-5351
Vanessa Berrelli Administrative Assistant (860) 844-5350
Toby Scheel Social Worker (860) 844-5350