COVID 19 Information
Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, Town offices are closed to the public but staff are working on site and may be reached via phone or email.
The Town athletic fields, playgrounds, tennis and pickleball courts and the dog park are now open. Contact the Recreation Department for a tennis court/pickleball permit: 203-389-3446.
The Transfer Station is open for regular business hours.
How You Can Get Help
Assistance with Family Stress: Parents and caretakers in need of help with the stress and increased needs resulting from caring for their children during the COVID-19 crisis are invited to call the state’s new “Talk It Out” hotline to receive assistance. The hotline provides support from trained professionals who will listen and speak with those in need about their concerns and, if additional help is needed, refer them to responsive services. Call 1-833-258-5011 or visit www.talkitoutct.com.
Assistance with Finances:
Assistance with Food: Contact the Town’s Food and Fuel Fund for food assistance at 203-389-3430.
-You can also contact Our Lady of the Assumption Church at 203-387-7119 to arrange for food assistance . It is not necessary to be a church member to take advantage of this service to the community.
-The Woodbridge District Animal Control has dog and cat food for anyone in need. Call 203-389-5991 with at least a one-day notice to arrange a curbside pick-up.
Assistance with Housing: The Department of Housing and Connecticut Housing Finance Authority launched temporary housing assistance initiatives to help renters and homeowners address the economic impact related to COVID-19. The temporary housing assistance initiatives are: Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program (TRHAP) and Temporary Mortgage Assistance Program (T-MAP).
Renters may apply here: www.chfa.org/homeowners/state-of-connecticut-temporary-rental-housing-assistance-program-trhap/
Homeowners may apply here: https://www.chfa.org/homeowners/state-of-connecticut-temporary-mortgage-assistance-program-t-map/ or call 860-785-3111 Monday - Friday 8 - 5.
How You Can Help
Donate Blood: The Red Cross is experiencing a shortage of blood donations after thousands of blood drives were canceled around the country to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. A number of appointment-only blood drives are being organized throughout Connecticut. To make an appointment in your area, visit www.redcrossblood.org
Donate Food: The Woodbridge Food and Fuel Fund is accepting donations. Details here.
-District Animal Control is accepting pet food donations. Call 203-389-5991 to coordinate drop-off.
-You can donate to Meals4Healers, an initiative to show gratitude to HCPs and support local restaurants, we are piloting a food delivery initiative with house staff who are home in isolation as well as those who are displaced due to COVID-19. One donation of $20 will cover one (1) fixed nutritious meal to these residents. This donation will cover the cost of a fixed meal, delivery, and tip.
-The United Way and the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven have created a Greater New Haven COVID 19 fund taking donations. The United Way is also organizing volunteers, donations and other resources.
-The Connecticut COVID-19 Charity Connection (4-CT) was launched as a non-profit that unites donors with state-wide programs that will help make an immediate impact.
-The Griffin Hospital COVID 19 Relief fund will help the hospital react to the pandemic.
-Yale New Haven Hospital has a COVID-19 Support Fund that will provide critical support to the hospital during the pandemic.
-Woodbridge Rotary has established a COVID-19 Relief Fund. Donate here.
-Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven has established a COVID-19 Response / Maimonides Fund to meet urgent COVID-19 related needs. Donate here.
Donate Personal Protective Equipment: Griffin Hospital is accepting donations of PPE. Details here.
Donate Time and Skill: Quinnipiack Valley Health Department’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit is made up of medical and non-medical volunteers that work to help our community prepare, respond, and recover from public health emergencies. Medical volunteers have been deployed to staff the Isolation Center in New Haven, COVID-19 testing sites and local nursing homes experiencing staffing shortages. If you are interested in joining the MRC, you can fill out an application found at www.qvhd.org/qvhd-mrc . We will soon be launching our contact tracing and will be seeking medical professionals and/or medical students to assist with that as well.
News and Updates for Residents
News and Updates for Businesses
-March 26: Business enews: State offers 0% bridge loan for businesses (closed as of 3/27)