Incorporated in 1985, Pacific House previously know as “Shelter for the Homeless” serves lower Fairfield County by providing temporary housing to homeless men, striving to obtain permanent supportive housing and services for men and women tailored to meet their relevant needs, and empowering people to help themselves achieve their greatest level of self-sufficiency.
PACIFIC HOUSE, INC.Learn More
NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBORLearn More
A private, nonsectarian nonprofit organization founded in 1975. They improve lives through the exchange of food, clothing and basic living essentials. All items are distributed at no cost on a weekly basis to low-income residents of Greenwich. Emergency food, clothing, linens, underwear and household items are also distributed to low-income residents of Greenwich, Port Chester, […]
BACKYARD HUMANITARIANLearn More
An all volunteer group that identifies needs in the community and provides humanitarian services. They donate needed items or fund-raise directly for a cause; raise awareness about local needs and ways to help; customize volunteer projects that help others and the community; and collaborate with other local groups, organizations and businesses.
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICALearn More
Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. Membership is open to U.S. armed force veterans who served on active duty in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, or in any duty […]
LIBERATION PROGRAMS – FAMILY & YOUTH OPTIONSLearn More
Established in 1973, this is an outpatient alcohol and substance abuse health-care program for teens and their families coping with substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors. Sponsored by LIBERATION PROGRAMS.
LAUREL HOUSE, INC.Learn More
Laurel House helps individuals and families achieve and sustain mental health to lead fulfilling lives in the community. The core purpose is early intervention, social inclusion and recovery. Laurel House, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been in operation since 1984 and serves 8 towns in lower Fairfield County from Greenwich to Westport.
FAMILY REENTRYLearn More
Begun in 1984, this nonprofit organization is dedicated to reducing crime by counseling criminal offenders and their families. It works within all areas of the criminal justice system, acting as consultant to courts and probation agencies, prisons, halfway houses, and parole boards in designing pre-release family therapy programs and programs for potential offenders. There are […]
GREENWICH DUMP RECYCLING CENTER – HOLLY HILLLearn More
Town transfer station receiving Household or Commercial Trash/Garbage (MSW) and Recyclables and Single Stream (SSR). Residential Dumping Permit Decal (or current PARK PASS, see TOWN OF GREENWICH PARK PASS OFFICE (BEACH CARD), and a Vehicle Dumping Permit are required. You may also apply at the Scale House on site. Non-Residential Dumping Permit Decal – Agents of Greenwich residents or Greenwich businesses […]
DRESS FOR SUCCESS, MID-FAIRFIELD COUNTYLearn More
Founded in 1996, this nonprofit organization provides clothing for low-income women who are going into or returning to the work force. Referrals are through government agencies, including homeless or domestic violence shelters, immigration services, and job training programs. Each client receives one suit for interviewing and another when she gets a job.
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS – SOUTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT CHAPTERLearn More
A regional branch of a national nonprofit organization founded in 1904. They recruit, screen and train caring adults to act as mentors and then match them with children. They operate on the premise that a one-to-one relationship with an adult provides the support a child needs to grow and mature into a responsible adult. No […]
GREENWICH HOSPITAL – AUXILIARY THRIFT SHOPLearn More
Opened in 1921, this nonprofit thrift shop is sponsored by the GREENWICH HOSPITAL AUXILIARY. All proceeds directly support GREENWICH HOSPITAL.
RUMMAGE ROOMLearn More
Begun in 1964 by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Old Greenwich, this thrift shop accepts donations, see below, and sells them in their thrift shop. They make a specialty of holiday items, including children’s Halloween costumes. Funds raised go to benefit the BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREENWICH, CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER OF […]