WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE
Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING:
211 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford CT 06114
|Shelter for the Homeless
597 Pacific Street
Stamford CT 06902
The Covenant Shelter
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:
Thames Community Action
83 Huntington Street
New London, CT 06320,
Light Outreach Center
672 Blue Hills Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112
Warburton Community Food Pantry
420 Brookfield Street
Hartford, CT 06106,
West Haven Emergency Food Bank
674 Washington Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
Cheshire Food Pantry
175 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
Learn About Public Housing (Housing Choice Voucher Program); Find Affordable Elderly And Special Needs Housing; Get Rental Help; Find Homeless Resources; Talk To A Housing Counselor.
The Connecticut food assistance program dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program. You can locate the closest SNAP Office by contacting: Department of Social Services, Sigourney Street Hartford, CT 06106 FAX Request to 860-424-5333. Allow 3 to 5 working days for response.
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING:
MARJORIE MOORE VILLAGE
SAINT MARY’S ELDERLY
LIBERTY PARK I
Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary cash assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: 1-800-842-1508
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.
The Salvation Army Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.