Information and resources from the State of Connecticut with regards to mortgage relief, rent relief, Covid-19 testing, health assistance, unemployment, insurance payments, small business loans, or tax payments:
2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, and much more. Simply dial 2-1-1 or search online. They are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
SNAP benefits are used at the grocery store to buy food and are accessible using a debit-type card. To see if you qualify, apply online through the Connecticut Department of Social Services, or call Foodshare and we will help with your application.
Most towns have a social services department that can help you access food and other programs in a confidential manner. Many schools offer meals for children ages 18 and under. Contact your local school district for more information.