Chesprocott Health District 1247 Highland Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 Chesprocott Health District is the local public health department for the municipalities of Cheshire, Wolcott and…More Prospect. This office provides a wide range of public health services, including immunizations, disease information, screenings, health education and various other health testing services.
Town of Cheshire 84 S Main St, Cheshire, CT06410 Town Hall is the seat of local government for Cheshire's 29,500 residents. It houses the town's records dating back to…More its incorporation in 1780. This is where citizens may register to vote, get a dog license, research property records or attend town council, planning and zoning meetings and observe other board and commission business.
Cheshire Police Department 500 Highland Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 The Cheshire police department has nearly 50 officers who work from the 20,000 square-foot headquarters building on…More Highland Avenue. The department has four divisions: investigative, administrative, traffic and patrol. The nearby Animal Control facility is also operated by the department. The citizen's police academy is a free program for residents at least 21-years-old who would like to learn more about the police department<br />
Town of Cheshire Fire Emergency 250 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 After being a wholly volunteer department for nearly 90 years, the Cheshire Fire Department in 2004 hired Jack Casner as…More its first paid chief. He now leads a department of five paid employees and about 100 volunteers who respond from three fire stations in town. The department also invites junior members to join the volunteers.
State of Connecticut Correctional Facilities 111 Jarvis St, Cheshire, CT06410 The state prison facilities consist of the Cheshire Correctional Institution, the Manson Youth Institution and the…More Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development. The Webster Correctional Institution was closed in early 2010. The two prisons house more than 2,000 inmates. CCI began as the Cheshire Reformatory in 1913. It is the state's largest high-security institution.
State of Connecticut Technical Center 1625 Highland Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 This is the state's only center that re-tests emissions for motorists who challenge the results of their emission tests…More done at private facilities. Motorists must make an appointment for the service, which is free within 15 days of failing the initial test. There are several garage bays to provide for multiple vehicle testings at one time.
The Yellow House 554 S Main St, Cheshire, CT06410 The public facility is available for students in grades nine - 12 where recreational and educational activities are…More offered. With the location across from the high school, it's a convenient place for after school events. The Yellow House is a program of the town's Youth Services Department. Teens can take part in pool tournaments, movie nights, karaoke or leadership workshops. Most programs are free.
Cheshire Senior Center 240 Maple Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 The Senior Center is located in a former doctor's home which was extensively renovated to accommodate a large meeting…More and exercise room, a computer lab, billiards room, crafts room and dining area. The center runs the popular van service for transportation for shopping and appointments. It also reserves transportation on the regional dail-a-ride service which takes seniors to neighboring towns. Assistance is provided for Medicare and Medicaid information as well as support services for the companion program.
Cheshire Community Food Pantry, Inc. 51 Railroad Ave, Cheshire, CT06410 The Cheshire Community Food Pantry moved to its new, larger location in the fall of 2010. The pantry is supported by…More monetary donations given during the annual food drive where non-perishable items are collected to provide to those in need. School children also hold contests in the fall to collect food, while individuals and religious organizations provide donations throughout the year. Residents are referred to the food pantry through the town's Youth and Social Services Department.
Parks & Recreation Department Youth Center 559 S Main St, Cheshire, CT06410 Recreation classes for children, including adaptive courses, are held at this center, which houses the town's Parks and…More Recreation Department. Adult exercise programs, square dancing and private events are also offered here. An information hotline, 203-250-2470, is updated for events that could be affected by weather. Registration for most town recreation programs is available at the center which also receives payments for seasonal parking passes at Mixville Park.