Our roots in the greater Bridgeport community are deep, dating to 1895, first as a YWCA and then as The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County. We serve six Fairfield County towns: Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull. Family Justice Centers (FJC) use a coordinated approach to offer services designed to break […]
THE CENTER FOR FAMILIY JUSTICELearn More
As a member-driven non-profit, our mission is to provide Connecticut residents with comprehensive health insurance and easy access to quality healthcare. We’re committed to developing an innovative, progressive health plan that supports the delivery of patient-centered care for individuals, families and businesses.
THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER – CONNECTICUT OFFICELearn More
The Arthritis Foundation Northern and Southern New England chapter serves five New England states- Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Foundation provides services to over 1.5 million residents who have arthritis, chronic joint pain or one of the 126 related diseases. We support $1.9 million in arthritis research grants in our chapter […]
AMERICARES FREE CLINICSLearn More
Provides a 40-foot mobile unit with two examination rooms. Clinic patients receive comprehensive health care including medications, lab work and diagnostic testing all at no cost. Stamford Hospital provides free diagnostic services including X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs; Quest diagnostics provides free laboratory testing for patients.
PROVIDERS NUTRITION NETWORKLearn More
Program provides funding to help licensed family and group day care homes provide up to three nutritious meals per day to enrolled children. Meals must meet certain requirements and providers must keep certain records. Under special circumstances, meals served to the providers’ children may also be eligible for reimbursement. Providers Nutrition Network is an approved […]
TEAM, INC.Learn More
TEAM envisions a thriving region, powered by strong communities delivering cost-effective, high-impact services meeting the needs of all individuals and families. TEAM is an innovative partner and leading catalyst for change—a model agency in addressing community inadequacies and potentials. TEAM is a national leader in not-for-profit management and program performance in the field of human […]
STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (FOOD STAMPS/SNAP APPLICATIONS) – WATERBURYLearn More
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets. You can apply for these benefits by completing a state application form. For said application form, as well as application qualifications, please go to the website listed […]
OPERATION FUEL, INC.Learn More
During the late 1970’s, a world-wide oil embargo caused an escalation in home energy costs, despite the best efforts of state and federal government energy programs, the working-poor of Connecticut were still struggling to meet their energy needs and provide food and shelter for their families. Now 40 years later, Operation Fuel is still devoted […]
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONSLearn More
Frontier has been authorized to provide E-Rate, Lifeline, Rural Health Care (RHC), and California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) and Low Income Veteran discount programs to approved applicants. The discounts are intended to ensure that qualified entities have access to affordable telecommunications and information services.
ASSURANCE WIRELESSLearn More
Assurance wireless is a free service from the government. It is a lifeline service that is provided for free to citizens who are eligible. Low-income individuals, unemployed citizens and those on disability benefits are eligible to receive free phones that are powered by Virgin Mobile USA. Assurance wireless doesn’t just give out phones to qualified […]
THE WORKPLACE – SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIESLearn More
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) assists veteran families at risk of becoming homeless to maintain their housing and to rapidly re-house veteran families who have recently become homeless in Southwest and South Central Connecticut. Supportive Services for Veteran Families is funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) was […]
THE AMERICAN LEGION – CONNECTICUT SOILDERS, SAILORS AND MARINES FUNDLearn More
The Connecticut Soldiers, sailors, and Marines Fund was established in 1919 to assist needy wartime veterans and their families. It is administered by the American legion in accordance with the provisions of the Connecticut general Statutes, Sections 27-138 and 27-140, and is governed under the Bylaws of the American Legion Department of Connecticut. Applicants must […]