CONNECTICUT – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

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.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS AND TRANSITIONAL HOUSING:

 

Mercy Housing
211 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford CT 06114
860-808-2105
Shelter for the Homeless
597 Pacific Street
Stamford CT 06902
203-348-2792

Southbury Unity
66 F Bennett Square
Waterbury CT 06702
203-267-5727

The Covenant Shelter
42 Jay Street
New London CT 06320
860-443-0537

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Thames Community Action

83 Huntington Street

New London, CT 06320,

860-444-0006

Light Outreach Center

672 Blue Hills Avenue

Hartford, CT 06112

860-242-5242

Warburton Community Food Pantry

420 Brookfield Street

Hartford, CT 06106,

860-951-0058

West Haven Emergency Food Bank

674 Washington Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516

203-931-9877

Cheshire Food Pantry

175 Main Street

Cheshire, CT 06410

203-699-9226

HUD HOUSING AND LOCAL RESOURCES

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.

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CONNECTICUT FOOD STAMPS (SNAP)

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
250 Kensington Rd
Berlin, CT 06037-2621
860-828-4500

FEDERATION HOMES
156 WINTONBURY AVE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002-1964
860-408-5408

INTERFAITH VILLAGE
3-9 BESTOR LANE
BLOOMFIELD, CT 06002-2401
860-726-1884

MERIDIAN TOWER
52 Sheila Court
BRISTOL, CT 06010-4745
860-583-0202

SAINT MARY’S ELDERLY
1451 MAIN ST
EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
860-528-5859

LIBERTY PARK I
10-68 Liberty St
Ansonia, CT 06401-1618
860-296-6673

HALLOCK’S LANDING
187 Minerva St
Derby, CT 06418-1837
203 736-4673

HIGHWOOD GARDENS
324 GOODRICH ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517-3148
203-272-3781

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.

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – CONNECTICUT

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

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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.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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