Manchester, Connecticut

Self Isolation Information & Resources

 

For the COVID-19 page click here.
For the Town Services Modified Operations Updates page click here.


Virtual Things to Do:

Workouts & Yoga:  Reading & Storytelling:  Virtual Tours & Visits: Social Networking & Connecting:  Crafts & DIY:  

Coping with Stress Information & Resources: 

 

Manchester, CT Resources: 

  • Manchester, CT Senior, Adult & Family Services social workers are available to speak with any resident who feels anxious, lonely or isolated, especially during this difficult time. Social workers are available by phone to speak with residents to ease their isolation and to link residents to basic needs and other essential services. Social workers can be reached Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4:30 PM at 860-647-3096 or by email at epaquette@manchesterct.gov. If you are feeling in crisis and need immediate assistance, please call 9-1-1.
  • MACC Community Kitchen will be giving out bagged lunches to those who serve in the community on a daily basis. No one will be allowed in the dining room to eat. 1 bag per person. The bags will be handed out during regular lunch hours of 11:30 AM -12:45 PMThe Emergency Food Pantry will be pre-bagging food items for households who have appointments to shop. For more information please visit MACC Charities
  • UR COMMUNITY CARES (UCC) is a secure online resource that connects volunteers with community members who are age 70 and older or age 18+ if the person has a physical injury or disability.  UCC is up-to-date and compliant with the CDC’s COVID-19 protocols.  It’s free for residents or groups to enroll online, complete a background check, and then schedule assistance for household tasks/errands, yard work and companionship visits (currently via remote/distant contact).  Services include (but are not limited to) shopping and drop-off of food and other essentials including medical supplies, pet walking, taking out the trash, yard clean-up and anything else that provides peace of mind in difficult times. Once enrollment is done, “Community Deeds” can be scheduled quickly online, completed within a day or a few days at most, and repeated as needed (weekly, monthly or intermittently).  To get started, visit URCommunityCares.org.  UCC founder and president Michelle Puzzo can be reached at 860-430-4557 or info@urcommunitycares.org.