Family Services

Milford is a great place to live and raise a family.  There's lots to do, many places to go, and an unlimited number of opportunities available to all of us. Sometimes, though, you may face certain challenges and need help.  Where can you go? Who can you contact?  What services are available?  In this section of the Parent Portal, we have provided some links to help you get started. 

HUSKY: Healthcare for Uninsured Kids and Youth:  (800) 434-7869

A program that helps eligible children and their parents access quality health coverage and health care.

Milford Health Department: 203-783-3285

Community and environmental health information; School health services; Child immunization clinics, and more.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) 203-503-3080

Special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children.  Services available at a Milford site on regularly scheduled days.

Bridges ... A Community Support System: 203-878-6365

A variety of mental health and community services.  Mentoring programs, Peer mediation, Mental health screening.

Milford Employment and Training Department:  203-783-3243

Resume writing, certified nursing program, pre-employment skills training, summer youth employment program.  No website available.  Call at the number listed above.

Milford Youth and Family Services: 203-783-3253

A variety of programs designed to assist children and families with stressful home/school life issues; group session counseling, activities, summer programs.

Milford Housing Authority: 203-877-3223

Housing assistance for low-income individuals and families. No website available.  Call the number listed above.

Milford Department of Human Services: 203-783-3253

This city department is a wonderful resource for anyone who may be struggling.  Fuel oil assistance, shelter, food assistance, mental health assistance.    

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