Founded in 1933 as the Community Chest and Council, this nonprofit organization identifies and responds to the health and human service needs of the community. They raise funds and provide financial support to critical programs offered by non-profit agencies. Greenwich United Way helps children and youth, strengthens families and the community at large, assists persons […]
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GREENWICH UNITED WAYLearn More
NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICTLearn More
Norwalk Transit District offers local bus, shuttle, and train commuter services in Norwalk, Westport and Greenwich and regional bus connections to Danbury, Stamford, Bridgeport and Milford. The Norwalk Transit District also offers door-to-door transportation service and ADA (Americans with Disabilities) Paratransit service for the elderly and persons with disabilities that live in Norwalk, Westport, Stamford, […]
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has developed a family of commuter services designed to meet the needs of Connecticut commuters. Local bus routes make frequent stops, typically every 2 to 3 blocks, linking neighborhoods with urban centers and providing connections within and between communities. Although individual trips on some local buses operated in a […]
WORK FORCE ALLIANCE – JOB STARTERLearn More
Regional transportation service provides free or low cost transportation to work for eligible workers who are no longer receiving public assistance and who are beginning work, and for eligible people who work in low income jobs and do not have transportation to their workplace
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. […]
ACCESS AMBULANCE SERVICE – NELSON AMBULANCE – CONNECTICUT HANDIVANLearn More
A family owned business that has been serving emergency and non-emergency medical transportation needs since 1940. Transportation is provided between patients’ homes and medical facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, and cancer centers.
CONNECTICUT – DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONLearn More
State agency responsible for managing and maintaining state highways, airports, harbors, and public transportation systems.
ACCESSIBLE VANS & MOBILITYLearn More
This company, with locations in New York, offers adaptive driving aids. They sell Wheelchair Vans, handicap van rentals, wheelchair lifts, hand controls and more mobility vehicle needs.
GREENWICH EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICELearn More
Private nonprofit emergency ambulance service started in 1986. Each ambulance team has a Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician. GEMS is the sole provider of emergency services to the TOWN OF GREENWICH. Their mission is to provide pre-hospital medical care of the highest quality and in the most cost effective manner. GREENWICH POLICE respond with GEMS to all […]
TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION OF GREENWICH (TAG)Learn More
The Transportation Association of Greenwich, Inc. (TAG) is a private, not-for-profit organization specializing in transportation services for elderly disabled individuals and transportation for the disadvantaged of all ages. Founded in 1984 in response to a critical need identified by the GREENWICH UNITED WAY, TAG has served town residents, organizations, and numerous social services agencies in […]
CONNECTICUT TRANSIT – CT TRANSITLearn More
Bus service owned by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT). Check website or call for schedule information. Exact fare for ticket purchases on all buses. Multi-ticket, Senior, Disabled options available. Wheelchair Accessible. Seven Days a Week. All Stamford buses have bike racks, a wheelchair lift or ramp, and two wheelchair tie-down positions.
METRO – NORTH COMMUTER RAILROADLearn More
A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, since 1983. This is the local commuter train operating three lines into Grand Central Station in New York City. It is the second largest commuter railroad in the country. The New Haven line has connecting lines to Danbury, Waterbury, and New Canaan.