Community Services

Jen MelansonJen Melanson, LSWA
Community Services Coordinator
978-770-7687

jmelanson@townofchelmsford.us 

www.facebook.com/chelmsfordcommunityservices

The Community Services Coordinator is responsible for developing new and innovative programs, which will support community members in times of crisis. The Coordinator has a preventive and reactive role working to connect individuals and families to the appropriate levels of care for wellness and prevention relating to mental health and substance abuse. The Coordinator is accessible for confidential drop-in consultations and for family member and friend referrals.

The Coordinator reports directly to Town Manager. The Coordinator is responsible for responding, assisting, and coordinating social service needs along with the Police Department, Fire Department, Health Department, School Department, Senior Services, and regional partners. The Coordinator is responsible for preparing and making public presentations, preparing informational and educational materials, and serving as a liaison to Town committees and regional civic groups.

Beginning August 1, the Community Services Coordinator will have weekly drop-in hours available to the public: Tuesdays 4-6 pm and Thursdays 9-11 am. Other times may be available by appointment. Temporarily located in room 200 at the Town Offices.