Community Resources

Tools, tips and help for our neighbors in need

Together, We Can

Building a strong community that takes care of everyone who lives here depends on your generous support.

Help today. Hope for tomorrow.

Interested in the programs listed below? Please contact each organization directly for inquiries, up-to-date information, and availability. 

If you have an urgent need, please call 2-1-1 to get connected to services in our community.

Happening Now

Literacy Resources

Get connected to local literacy initiatives and resources for all ages

COVID-19 Vaccine Locations

2-1-1 provides a list of available vaccine appointments in Connecticut

COVID-19 Vaccine Locations (New Haven)

Yale New Haven Health COVID-19 vaccination locations

Food Pantries

Find a food pantry near you through the Food Assistance Resource Guide.

Housing Assistance

Are you experiencing homelessness? Learn about available resources in our region.

SNAP and Stop & Shop

Connecticut using SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits now have the option to pay with an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card when placing online orders for Stop & Shop Pickup and Delivery.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.


Rental and utility payment assistance

Public Assistance Program

Resources available through SNAP, WIC, Farmers Markets and more

Maximize Your WIC & SNAP Benefits

Do you ever run out of food and do not have money to buy more? Is your family struggling to buy healthy foods?

Help for People in Need

The Department of Social Services, along with other CT organizations, provide a wide range of programs to benefit you and your family.

Navigation Hubs

These hubs connect people in crisis with meals, showers, laundry, health and wellness care, housing navigation, transportation, employment, educational opportunities, and spiritual support.

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