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 This Month

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

Summer Student Meal Distribution

Local cities and towns serving meals to students at no cost

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.

Intake Specialist Webinar

Help Bring Millions in Federal Funds to CT Kids & Families. Learn how your nonprofit can help CT families get these benefits.

2021 Summer Youth Guide

Programs and resources for New Haven families from local agencies and organizations.


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.

Cooling Centers

Find extreme heart cooling centers in your area

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