State of Connecticut 91st District Office 133 Armory St, Hamden, CT06517 This is the residential office of State Representative Peter Villano. Villano is a Democrat who serves Hamden's…More 91st Assembly District. This location serves as Villano's district office; his other office is housed in the legislative office building of the capital.
Hamden Government Center 2750 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06518 The hub of activity that keep the town of Hamden operating is located at the Government Center at the corner of Dixwell…More and Evergreen avenues. Under Former Mayor Carl Amento, offices were moved to the more modern facility from Memorial Town Hall, which had grown too small to house all of the town offices. The Government Center offers ample parking, in contrast to the old Town Hall, where parking was always at a premium. The new office facility also is handicapped accessible. Three floors of offices house everything from the Tax Collector to the Planning and Zoning Department to the Town Clerk. Mayor Scott Jackson -- the state's first African-American mayor -- is the current head of town government.
United States Postal Service 1744 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT06514 Classic looking red brick building located at 1744 Dixwell Avenue. This branch of the Post Office features drive up…More mail boxes, a weight machine, priority mail boxes and PO boxes for rent. There are newspaper machines on the premises and there is a second entrance/exit located on Red Rock Road.
United States Post Office 40 Putnam Ave, Hamden, CT06517 Located in a classic, red brick building next door to The Playwright parking lot, this location has a large free parking…More lot in the rear of the building and offers full and self-service mailing options. There are numerous mail and shipping drop boxes throughout the property and packing materials, stamps and express mail boxes are sold. P.O. boxes are available.
United States Post Office 2514 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT06518 A beautiful brick building located across the street from Walgreens, this location has an automated postal kiosk which…More provides mailing and shipping services including stamp purchase and package insurance 24 hours a day. Tons of PO Boxes are available and this location has drive up mail boxes for those on the go.
Hamden Youth Services Bureau 11 Pine St, Hamden, CT06514 Located within the Keefe Community Center on Pine Street, the Hamden Youth Services Bureau is a vital part of the…More town of Hamden's community development program. The Bureau provides residents of Hamden with information and resources regarding local, state and federal programs and social services. Hamden Youth Services Bureau can assist with issues such as child care, drug and alcohol awareness programs, summer youth employment and much more.
The Northeastern Center for Forest Health Research is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and has offices in…More both Hamden and Ansonia. The role of the center is to maintain the health of local forests and study insects and diseases that infest it. </p>
<p>The center has two research units as well as a laboratory. The Hamden location replaced the center's former New Haven home after that building burned down in 1964.</p>
<p>The USDA has research centers in 13 northeastern states to provide forest protection and management. While initially it was formed to study different species and assure reforestation, its mission has expanded to include a focus on environmental issues and land management.</p>
The former Hamden Middle School in the Newhall section of town was first known as Michael J. Whelan Jr. High School.…More In the 1980's, when the town's second middle school, Sleeping Giant Jr. High School, closed, M.J. Whelan Jr. High School because Hamden Middle School, serving all of the town's seventh- and eighth-grade students. The school closed for good in 2006 when the new Hamden Middle School opened on Dixwell Avenue just down the road from Hamden High School. The former building is now the subject of a state and federal cleanup after it was determined that the area had in the past been used as a dump by the former Eklund Corporation.</p>
<p>In the meantime the building is used as a town community center. The Hamden Police Department also has opened a substation in the building.</p>