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Northwest Hills (Torrington)

Northwest Hills
Torrington Office
234 Oak Avenue
P.O. Box 209
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 482-3569
Fax: (860) 489-9260

Corps Officer: Captain Rene Hovatter

Winsted Regional Service Center
112 Main Street
Winsted, CT 06098
(860) 379-8444

Captain Rene Hovatter

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To better serve the local community in a more efficient manner, in early 2013 The Salvation Army integrated our Torrington Corps and our Winsted /Colebrook Service Units into what we now call Northwest Hills. Now serving people in need in the towns of Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, and Winsted and area villages and communities.

9:30 AM – Sunday School
10:30 AM – Fellowship Time
11:00 AM – Morning Worship

3:30 - 5:00 PM – After School Program
For Children Ages 6 - 12!

Weekly Women’s Ministries Program
Please call Major Patty Harvey at (860) 482-3569, Ext. 11, if interested.

Torrington Social Services Hours
Food Pantry –
Tuesday & Thursday – 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday – 12:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Clothing, Rental, and Utility Assistance –
By Appointment Only

Winsted Social Services Hours
Food Pantry –
Tuesday & Friday – 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Clothing, Rental, Utility, Insurance Premium, Prescription, and Other Assistance –
Monday – 2:00 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday – Noon - 4:00 PM

Food Distribution
Applicants should bring:
Photo ID for Adults in Household
Social Security Card/s for All Members of Household
Proof of All Household Income
Proof of Monthly Expenses

Please call with any questions you might have.

Recent News

Statewide Drill

Salvation Army Participates in Disaster Drill
to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Torrington - A two-day, statewide emergency preparedness drill designed to enhance mass care planning, readiness, and disaster awareness at all levels of government and the state’s utilities took place on Saturday, June 21, and Monday, June 23, at the Torrington Middle School in Torrington, Connecticut. Read about how The Salvation Army participated...

Homeless Connect(Major Scott Harvey, Eddie Dubois [former owner/operator of Sunnyside Restaurant], and Advisory Board members Janet Recidivi, George Craig, and Daphne Bobinski.)

Salvation Army Helps Feed the Homeless

400 Meals Proudly Served!

TORRINGTON – For the seventh year, The Salvation Army successfully participated in another Annual Project Homeless Connect Day in the Northwest Hills of Connecticut. This event, sponsored by the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Homeless Outreach Team, New Beginnings of Northwest Hills Litchfield County (Continuum of Care), and the City of Torrington, was held on Friday, May 2, at Coe Park and the Torrington Armory. Next door to the Armory, Doyle’s Medical Supply graciously offered up its parking lot again to serve meals that day, in addition to assisting with tables, chairs, trash receptacles, volunteers, and more. How The Salvation Army helped...

Robert(Robert and Captain Melissa Borrero.)

New London Recognizes Robert Heal

For Three Years of Dedicated EDS Service!

NEW LONDON - The Salvation Army of New London would like to express its appreciation and say thank you to one of its most selfless volunteers, Robert Heal. He will be stepping down from the position of Director of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS), New London Unit.

Robert Heal has served in this role honorably for the last three years. The New London Salvation Army is truly indebted to the mark he has left on its EDS program. More about Robert...

Torrington Fire

Five-Alarm Fire at Torrington Warehouse

Thick Smoke Causes Major Problems

TORRINGTON - Over 150 firefighters from several surrounding towns spent over 13 hours bringing a stubborn warehouse fire under control. The blaze broke out just before 8:00 AM and was not contained until about 9:15 in the evening. Torrington Fire Chief Gary Brunnoli said that although the fire had been contained, he expected to be at the scene all night. The building located on Taylor Street had been owned by O&G Industries and was leased to Toce Brothers to store tires. Read about how The Salvation Army also responded...


Recognizing Board Member Lynn Ridgway

For Over 11 Years of Dedicated Service

TORRINGTON - The Salvation Army in Northwest Hills hosted a special dinner in honor of Mr. Lynn Ridgway, a vital member of their Advisory Board for over 11 years. This recognition was held on February 20 at the da Capo Restaurant in Litchfield. It was attended by all of the current advisory board members, including the George Craig (Chairman), Daphne Bobinski, and Janet Recidivi (along with her spouse, Egidio Recidivi). More about this event and Lynn's years of service...


Open House(Major Scott Harvey, North Hills Officer, giving some of the Open House attendees a tour.)

A Gathering Full of Positive News and Celebration

The Salvation Army of Northwest Hills Holds Open House

TORRINGTON - The Salvation Army's Torrington location is now part of The Salvation Army in Northwest Hills. New Salvation Army Officers, building renovations, and an integration of services was celebrated through a Community Open House. Now serving people in need in the towns of Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Goshen, Kent, Norfolk, North Canaan, Salisbury, Sharon, Torrington, Winsted, and their area villages and communities, this Community Open House helped to educate the community on the needs we meet year-round. More details shortly.