Announcements

  • As of August 6, 2018 we have collected 5,285.0 POUNDS of expired/unused Rx medications with the Medication Drop Box located at Stratford Police Department. For more information on Stratford Medication Drop Box, click here.

  •  ENERGY ASSISTANCE START DATES FOR 2018/19 SEASON: APPLICANTS FOR OIL CAN CALL STARTING SEPT 14, 2018 FOR APPTS BEGINNING MID OCTOBER. APPLICANTS FOR GAS, ELECTRIC OR HEAT INCLUDED IN RENT CAN CALL FOR APPMTS STARTING NOV 1ST FOR DECEMBER AND ONWARD APPMTS. >> LEARN MORE 

 


Other Announcements:

As of October 1, 2014, the Town of Stratford Youth and Family Advisory Board has been awarded a Drug Free Communities grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in the amount of $125,000 a year through September 2019. The goals are to increase community collaboration and reduce underage drinking and marijuana use among youth ages 12-18 years. For more information, click here.

Community Services is collaborating with Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust to bring home-buyer education to Stratford families. Please click here for information on several upcoming orientation sessions.

 

The Center for Family Justice’s free and confidential services for victims of domestic violence and sexual violence are now available at the town’s Birdseye Complex. The CFJ and Town of Stratford announced the opening of a satellite office here on April 22, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The CFJ will have staff at Birdseye on Mondays from 2 to 6 p.m.

TurningPointCT.org was developed by young people in CT who are in recovery from mental health and substance abuse issues. This website includes a Q&A guide, personal stories, video and discussion forums so you can connect with other teens and young adults. Turning Point CT -- Guiding the search for mental wellness.

Town of Stratford Partnerships For Success Committee has released their 2010-2014 Info Brief, summarizing their successful efforts in reducing underage drinking among youth in Stratford. To view the PFS 2010-2014 Info Brief, click here.

As of October 19, 2013, Stratford residents can now safely and properly dispose of their unused, unwanted or expired medications without endangering the environment or water supplies.  A medication drop box is located in the lobby of the Stratford Police Department at 900 Longbrook Avenue.  Medications can be dropped off any time, day or night.  Please click here for more information.