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Community Liaison

Contact

Community Liaison
Tara Skiparis
Tara.Skiparis@hhchealth.org
860-716-2098

Berlin Hours
Thursdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Tara is taking some time off, and will return on December 5th, 2019!

What can a community liaison help with?

  • Counseling resources and services
  • Employment and unemployment resources
  • Understanding and navigating state insurance options
  • Energy and housing assistance resources
  • Guidance for those in need of a shelter (please note that she can’t book someone a shelter)
  • Information on area services available

 

Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please call 860-716-2098 or email Tara.Skiparis@hhchealth.org.

When leaving a message, please be as specific as possible so Tara can research the answer before calling or emailing you back.

 

Walk-In Hours

Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain and the support of HHC, Tara will alternate her time between the New Britain and Plainville Libraries, us and Hartford HealthCare.

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Tuesdays, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
234 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT
860-828-7126

New Britain Public Library
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
20 High St, New Britain, CT
860-224-3155

Plainville Public Library
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
56 East Main St, Plainville, CT
860-793-1446

 

In the News

Social services now available weekly at several area libraries
November 3, 2019
As a collaborative effort across several local libraries, a social worker is available to offer free services one day a week. For New Britain Public Library, that service is every Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Wednesday, then moving to 1 to 5 p.m. starting Nov. 13.

Four area libraries looking to add social worker
September 12, 2018
Four local libraries are seeking funding to hire a part-time social worker to help them provide mental health services to patrons who rely on the library as a shelter.