Additional Resources

If you are in need of help, here are some resources you can call direct:

  • Community Renewal Team, Inc. (CRT) for Winter Energy Assistance: 860-347-4465​

  • Connecticut Department of Social Services (financial, medical, food stamps, energy assistance, list of shelters): Portland is part of the Southern Region in the Middletown Service area; Middletown Field Office, 2081 South Main Street-Suite B, Middletown; telephone numbers 1-855-626-6632 or 1-800-842-4524 (TTD/TTY for persons with speech or hearing difficulties)​

  • Statewide Legal Services: 1-800-453-3320

  • Child Support Hotline: DSS Middletown Field Office - General Info 860-704-3126 or toll free 1-855-626-6632​

  • Infoline: 211​

  • U.S. Social Security: Middletown Office, 425 Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457 local # 1-877-692-3145; National Toll-free 1-800-772-1213; TTY 1-860-346-2776