New Milford Social Services recently received at $2,000 grant from the Gertrude Traurig Fund of the Connecticut Community Foundation for basic needs support.

The funds will be divided between The Hope Fund, which provides one-time rent or mortgage assistance to eligible households, and the Community Fuel Bank. These funds assist households when state or federal resources do not apply or have been exhausted.

For more information, call 860-355-6079.