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Human Services Planning Council
Granting Partnership

The Community Fund convenes the Human Services Planning Council, which brings together non-profit, governmental and educational leaders to discuss, and develop plans to address, social service needs in Darien.

Previous Human Service Planning Council Meeting Topics:

  • Socio-Economic Needs of Lower-Income and Senior Residents of Darien

  • Domestic Violence

  • Thriving Youth Task Force

  • "State of the Town" by First Selectman

  • Local Resources for Parent/Child Anxiety Concerning School Shootings

  • Gaps in Healthcare Coverage for Darien Residents

  • Juvenile Review Board Update by Darien Police Department

2019 Human Services Planning Council

HSPC members Shelly Skoglund, Michelle Saldivar and Janet King


Over the years, through leadership, collaboration and cooperation, the Council has helped establish many services, among them:​

  • Aging in Place (AIP)


  • Committee on Drugs & Alcohol (CODA)

  • Darien Answers Info & Referral Service

  • Darien Call-a-Car

  • Polio Vaccine Campaign

  • Safe Rides

  • Thriving Youth Connected Community

  • Town Hall Houses for Seniors

  • Youth Commission

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