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Community Service Opportunities

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

 – Mahatma Gandhi                                           


For more information, reach out to your counselor, Kerry Schur, or Lisa Roush in the career center.

The following alphabetical list of community service opportunities for our region is provided to help students and families as they develop ideas for Answering A Call to Citizenship. (This list is not exhaustive and is provided for reference only).  


Animal Shelters & Therapeutic Assistance Programs                                                                                                                                        Animal Welfare of New Milford   860-354-1350

East Coast Assistance Dogs    914-693-0600 ext. 1950

Little Britches    860-350-5050

Town of Woodbury   203-263-4750                                                                           



After School Art Program   860-868-0740

Village Center for the Arts   860-354-4318

Washington Art Association   860-868-2878



Bridgewater Congregational Church   860-354-8283

First Congregational Church of Washington 860-868-0569                     

Roxbury Congregational Church  860-355-1978                                     

St. John’s Church   860-868-7309                                            


Fire Departments

Bridgewater FD  860-354-9937 (CHIEF)                                       

Roxbury FD   203-994-1253 (CHIEF)

Sherman FD  860-354-9273

Washington FD  860-868-7403


Food Banks                                                                                                        

Ct Food Bank   203-759-1919                          

Loaves & Fishes  860-350-6612           


Donation Centers                                                                                                   

Goodwill – New Milford  860-354-9182   

Goodwill – Brookfield   203-775-6861                         

Thrift Mart of New Milford   860-350-2153


Historical Societies

Bridgewater Historical Society                                   860-354-7827

Bridgewater Grange #153 860-355-4793

New Milford Historical Society                                   860-354-3669

Sherman Historical Society                                        860-354-3083


Land Trusts    

Bridgewater Land Trust  860-354-9219   

Promise  860-350-8226                

Roxbury Land Trust   860-350-4148 

Steep Rock Association    860-868-9131



Bridgewater    860-354-6937

Burnham  860-354-6937           

Gunn Memorial   860-868-7586

Roxbury   860-350-2181 

Sherman    860-354-2455      



Gunn Historical Museum     860-868-7586                             

Institute for American Indian Studies    860-868-0518                                                                                                    


Nursing homes                                               

Village Crest   860-354-3207          


Parks & Recreation Departments

Washington     860-868-1519

Bridgewater   860-355-9133                                    


Public Schools                                                                                          

Washington Primary   860-868-7331

Burnham   860-350-1597

Booth Free  860-350-6563

Sherman     860-355-3793


Town Fairs

Bridgewater Fair  860-354-4730

Holiday in the Depot-Washington  860-868-1519

Roxbury Tractor Parade   860-354-7484


Senior Centers

Washington  860-868-0735

Roxbury   860-210-0056

Bridgewater   860-355-3090

New Milford 860-355-6075




As of 11/22/2022