Monroe Information:

Kenneth Kellogg, First Selectman

Monroe Town Hall


7 Fan Hill Rd.

Monroe, CT 06468


203-452-2800, ext. 1001 • Fax: 203-452-5475


E-mail: kkellogg@monroect.orgwww.monroect.org

 

Monroe Town Hall
7 Fan Hill Rd. 06468 • 03-452-2800


Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; 
Fri., 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Monroe Commission on Aging

Commission suggests development of programs and policies for advancing well-being of older adults of Monroe and provision of services to senior citizens by Department of Social and Senior Services.


Chairman: Helma Chartier

Leslie Gosselin

Vivian Capoccitti

Sean Shanely

Jaime Geisel

Beverly Zwierlein


Town Council Liaison • Jason Maur

Community & Social Services

7 Fan Hill Rd.

Monroe, CT  06468

203-452-2813
Director • Henna Ali
Social Services Coordinator • Mary Ann Kalm


Department offers:
• Referral and assistance with federal, state and local programs, including, but not limited to: Husky, Charter Oak Insurance, Food Stamps, Social Security (including SS Disability and Survivor’s benefits), Medicare, Medicaid, Tax Relief, and Rent Relief. Eligible residents helped 
to understand the process and information and to 
complete required paperwork and documentation.
• Heating assistance programs (for those with low or moderate incomes), including: Connecticut Energy Assistance Program, Operation Fuel, Project Warmth and Utility programs.
• Monroe Counseling Service. Short-term counseling 
sessions available to Monroe residents from Dierdre Ekholdt, LCSW.

203-452-2800, ext. 1178. 
E-mail: dekholdt@monroect.org
• Food Pantry at 980 Monroe Tpke. Provides nutritious food to eligible residents. Week’s worth of food distributed once a month by appointment. Food can be delivered to those ill or without transportation.
Food Pantry Coordinator • Kathleen Turner
 • 203-452-2817 • E-mail: foodpantry@monroect.org
• Special programs. Clothing assistance available to residents in event of fire or other disaster; donated holiday gifts distributed to residents based on need; Emergency Evacuation List available to residents needing assistance during an evacuation; information made available about File of Life, Yellow Dot Program, K-9 LAPS (Locating Alzheimer’s Patients Safely). For information about any programs mentioned here, call: 203-452-2813 
or 203-452-2815.

 

Monroe Senior Center

235 Cutlers Farm Rd.

Monroe, CT 06468
Director • Henna Ali

Phone: 203-452-2815, ext. 3


Fax: 203-452-2965

E-mail: hali@monroect.org

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wed. evenings and Sat. morning hours dependent on programs.
Elderly Services Coordinator • Kim Cassia
• 203-452-2815, ext. 4

Center offers:
• Social, recreational, educational, programs and 
activities to anyone age 55 or older. Membership required. Annual fee (July-June) is $15.00 for Monroe residents, $20.00 for nonresidents. Some programs may require an additional fee.
• Outreach. Available to residents age 60 and over permanently or temporarily confined to their homes or who are isolated, frail or low-income. Elderly Services Coordinator provides assistance regarding government entitlement programs and educates residents and their families about resources and services. For information, call Kim Cassia at 203-452-2815, ext. 4.

Supportive Services 
For Families and Caregivers


For information about such services, call Elderly 
Services Coordinator Kim Cassia at Senior Center, 
203-452-2815.

Transportation Services

Medical and non-medical transportation within Monroe and to Bridgeport, Stratford, Trumbull available to residents 60+ or disabled on weekdays. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance. Appointments must be: for Monroe, between 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; for Bridgeport, Stratford, Trumbull, between 9:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. All appointments must conclude by 3:30 p.m. Rides within Monroe are $2.00 one-way or round-trip and $4.00 one-way or round-trip to Trumbull, Stratford and Bridgeport. For information and to make reservations, call Transportation Coordinator Betsy Kraushaar at 203-452-2815, ext 2.

Tax Relief Programs

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for the administration of tax relief programs.
7 Fan Hill Rd., Rm. 202

Monroe, CT  06468


203-452-2803 • Fax: 203-452-2253

Assessor • Justin Feldman
For information about property ownership, tax exemptions and tax relief, contact the Assessor’s Assistant.


E-mail: Rcaiola@MonroeCT.org
Assistant • Ruthann Caiola • 203-452-2800, ext. 1003

 

Edith Wheeler Public Library
733 Monroe Tpke. 06468
203-452-2850 • Fax: 203-261-3359
E-mail: reference@ewml.org

Probate Court

Judge • T.R. Rowe
5866 Main St. • Trumbull, CT 06611 • 203-452-5068
Monroe is under the jurisdiction of the same Probate Court as Trumbull and Easton.

 

Call 911 for all emergencies.

Monroe Police Department

Chief • John L. Salvatore,
7 Fan Hill Rd. Monroe, CT  06468


Non-emergencies: 203-261-3622

 

TRIAD is the Community Awareness Program for Seniors. It is an alliance of the Police Department, the Senior Center and the community to coordinate activities for the safety and well-being of older adults. The “Are You OK?” Program is an extension of TRIAD. It is an automatic telephone-dialing system that calls senior citizens to check on their welfare.

 

Monroe Fire Departments

Headquarters: Monroe Company • Fire Marshal • William Davin
Station 1 • 18 Shelton Rd. (Rte. 110)
Station 2 • 54 Jockey Hollow Rd.
Non-emergencies: 203-452-2827
Stepney Company • Chief • Mike Klemish
Station 1 • 88 Main St.
Station 2 • 801 Main St.
Non-emergencies: 203-268-5389
Stevenson Company • Chief • John Howe
Station 1 • 1580 Monroe Tpk.
Station 2 • 1260 Monroe Tpk.
Non-emergencies: 203-261-8120

 

Monroe Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (MVEMS)  

John Brenna, EMS
54 Jockey Hollow Rd. 06468
Non-emergencies: 203-452-2826
Has three ambulances available for emergency medical services 24/7. Conducts yearly town-wide CPR training sessions and also offers instruction for those seeking to become certified as Emergency Medical Technicians or Medical Response Technicians.

 

Other Important Phone Numbers

Animal Control/Shelter • 203-452-3760


Shelter address: 447 Purdy Hill Road


E-mail: erisko@monroectpolice.com

 

Health Dept. • 203-452-2818


Director • Nancy Brault, MPH, RS


E-mail: nbrault@monroect.org

 

Public Works • 203-452-2814


Director • Chris Nowacki

E-mail:cnowacki@monroect.org


Parks and Recreation Dept. • 203.452.2806


E-mail: parksandrec@monroect.org
Acting Director • Missy Orosz


E-mail: morosz@monroect.org

 

Registrar of Voters • 203-452-2820


Jamieson A. Campbell (D) • E-mail: jcampbell@monroect.org


Jan O. Larsen, Deputy (D) • E-mail: jlarsen@monroect.org


Margaret J. Villani (R) • E-mail: mvillani@monroect.org


Debra Dutches, Deputy (R) ddutches@monroect.org

 

Tax Collector • Manny Cambra CCMC • 203-452-2804


E-mail: mcambra@monroect.org

 

Town Clerk • Vida V. Stone • 203-452-2811


E-mail: vstone@monroect.org

 

Planning and Zoning Dept. • 203-452-2812
Town Planner • Rick Schultz


E-mail: rschultz@monroect.org

Monroe’s Population by Age

(Source: Latest Decennial U.S. Census)
60-64    1,143
65-74    1,401
75-84    879
85+    319
Total 60+    3,742
Total population of the Town of Monroe: 19,479
Percentage 60 years of age or over: 19.3%
Land area: 26.4 sq. mi.

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