This program is utilized by the SUPERIOR COURT and FEDERAL COURT to allow community service as a form of restitution in certain criminal cases. It is for first-time offenders needing to complete supervised, court-mandated community service work. Used to be called The Volunteer Center Court Program, then Community Service Program, then Alternative Community Service.
- Community Centers
- Country Clubs
- Garden Clubs
- Legal Services
- Meeting Places
- Neighborhood Associations
- Other – Know Your Town
- Service Clubs
- Social Clubs
- Special Interest Groups
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Yacht Clubs
STAMFORD AIC – FORENSIC HEALTH SERVICESLearn More
PACIFIC HOUSE, INC.Learn More
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.
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY, CONNECTICUT WESTCHESTER HUDSON VALLEYLearn More
Founded in 1949, this local chapter of the national organization is dedicated to seeking the cause and cure of leukemia and blood cancers (lymphoma, multiple myeloma and Hodgkins Disease). The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients […]
GREENWICH UNITED WAY – READING CHAMPIONSLearn More
Greenwich United Way Reading Champions, in partnership with the Greenwich Public Schools, is a literacy program pairing Greenwich youth with trained community volunteers in an effort to build fluency skills during the school year. Since 2008, Reading Champions volunteers have assisted over 3,000 children in achieving individual reading goals in fluency. By enabling students to […]
NEW COVENANT CENTERLearn More
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.
FAMILY CENTERS – HOUSING RESOURCE PROGRAMLearn More
FAMILY CENTERS’ Housing Resource Program locates and places clients living with long-term mental illness in safe, stable and affordable housing in lower Fairfield County. Program staff provides an array of supportive services necessary to maintain community living and prevent psychiatric hospitalizations. In addition to providing housing, the program also assists clients gain community and government entitlements, […]
FAMILY CENTERS – CENTER FOR HOPE – DARIENLearn More
Nonprofit organization founded in 1982. The center is a resource for bereavement and critical illness support. They provide comprehensive services for adults and children living with an illness, grieving a loss or coping with a life-altering circumstance, mental health support and counseling. All counseling, support and education services are facilitated by especially trained professionals in an […]
FAMILY CENTERS – THE DEN FOR GRIEVING KIDSLearn More
Begun in 1993 as a Junior League project. The Den became a FAMILY CENTERS Program in 1996. A bereavement resource center for children, teens, and their families, communities, and professionals. The Den consults local businesses, schools, civic groups, and religious organizations on bereavement and trauma response issues.
FAMILY CENTERS, INC. – GREENWICHLearn More
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 2,400 professionals and trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. Through three Centers of Excellence, children, adults, families and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources […]
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AT FAMILY CENTERSLearn More
Literacy Volunteers at Family Centers is a community-based program that utilizes the services of trained volunteers to provide free, high quality education to American and foreign born adults, young adults and families for the purpose of enabling them to acquire the skills necessary to achieve personal and occupational goals. Literacy Volunteers believes that access to […]
FAMILY CENTERS – FRIENDLY CONNECTIONS OUTREACH PROGRAMSLearn More
This FAMILY CENTERS program is an innovative service for aging adults and offers a variety of in-person and telephone-based services designed for the aging population. Their services allow for home-bound and aging adults to continue to socialize, stimulate educational interests and stay connected with the community.
FAMILY CENTERS – RITE PROGRAM (REACHING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH EMPLOYMENT)Learn More
This FAMILY CENTERS program helps individuals and families attain a greater sense of self-sufficiency through counseling, goal planning, job-skills training, life skills and family support. RITE is open to residents living in Stamford and Greenwich.