This soup kitchen was founded in 1978 by Catholic Charities, open 365 days per year. Their mission is to provide a nutritious meal to all those who are hungry. By creating a safe, warm and compassionate environment, steps are taken to empowering men, women, and children to reach their full potential and regain their dignity and self-respect.
NEW COVENANT CENTERLearn More
STATE OF CONNECTICUT & GREENWICH GOVERNMENTLearn More
BY TOWN GREENWICH BOARD OF SELECTMAN GREENWICH CONNECTICUT REPRESENTATIVE – LIVVY FLOREN CONNECTICUT REPRESENTATIVE – MIKE BOCCHINO CONNECTICUT REPRESENTATIVE, ALFRED CAMILLO CONNECTICUT SENATOR – L. SCOTT FRANTZ UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE – JIM HIMES CONNECTICUT CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION SENATE RICHARD BLUMENTHAL – Democrat CHRIS MURPHY – Democrat HOUSE Larson, John B. — Democrat: 1st Congressional District Courtney, Joe — […]
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 […]
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 […]
STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES – TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCELearn More
Temporary Family Assistance is the name for the cash assistance program for basic and special needs which are paid to recipients of Jobs First. This replaced what was known as the AFDC program. Previous welfare programs provided little incentive to find employment as most earnings (after some small disregards) were deducted from the cash benefit. […]
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, […]
MEALS – ON – WHEELSLearn More
Nonprofit, independent volunteer organization that prepares and delivers meals to Greenwich residents at home. Anyone, regardless of age, who is temporarily or permanently disabled, or recuperating from an illness or operation, may use this service. This independent chapter was started by the WOMAN’S CLUB in 1960.
COMMUNITY PLATESLearn More
Community Plates is a nonprofit organization, that exists to get that surplus food from the trash can, dumpsters and landfills to where it can make a difference in shelters, soup kitchens, food banks and food pantries.
GREENWICH WORLD HUNGER ASSOCIATIONLearn More
Founded in 1976, this nonprofit volunteer organization. GWHA helps poor communities around the world establish projects which will become sustainable and will increase family income and/or food supplies. The basic mission is to invest in income- or food-producing projects and education with some support given to programs to help a community’s well-being, such as water and […]
WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN – SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAMLearn More
Supplementary food program providing recommended nutritious foods to low-income pregnant and nursing mothers and children up to the age of 5. It is sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Agriculture. Eligibility is based on income guidelines. Greenwich residents may go to the Dept of Social Services at the Greenwich Town Hall for processing one FRI […]
COMMUNITY CENTERS INC.Learn More
Community Centers, Inc. was founded in 1955 by the Community Chest (the forerunner of the United Way). The purpose of CCI is to promote the personal and social potential of those members of the Greenwich community who are economically marginalized, have special needs, or are isolated from the mainstream. CCI’s goal is to support diversity, […]
FOOD BANK OF LOWER FAIRFIELD COUNTYLearn More
Founded in 1984, The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc., a fully recognized I.R.C. 501 (c) (3) charity, is lower Fairfield County’s primary hunger-relief organization. They provide food to more than 83 non-profit agencies and programs that serve low-income people in our six town service area through bags of groceries and congregate meals. These […]