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Eating

Information on getting food benefits: Here

Apply at your local DSS office for $ to buy food. To find out how click here
or call 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632).

For a list of food pantries & soup kitchens click here or call 211.


Sleeping

If you are over 18, use this link to find shelter:
Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

To find out what rights you have if you do not have a place to sleep, click here.

Shelters for youth ages 11 – 24 are listed below:


The Bridge Family Center
Pathfinders Program
1022 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107
Gender and Age Served:
All Orientations and Genders 13-18 years old
Phone:
860-521-8035 or 860-521-6890 (after hours)


The Bridge Family Center
Youth in Transition Program
1022 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107
Gender and Age Served:
Male and Female 16-22 years old
Phone:
860-521-8035


Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport
Janus Center for Youth in Crisis
1100 Boston Ave, Bldg. 5A, Bridgeport, CT 06610
Gender and Age Served: Male and Female 11-17 years old
Phone: (203) 374-9473


Kids In Crisis
One Salem St., Cos Cob, CT 06807
Gender and Age Served: Male and Female 11-17 years old
Phone: (203) 327-5437


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The Connection, Inc.
Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury, Norwich
Gender and Age Served: Male and Female 16-24 years old
Phone: (860) 878-4042
Email:  youthoutreach@theconnectioninc.org


Women and Families Center
169 Colony St., Meriden, CT  06451
Gender and Age Served: Male and Female 13-21 years old
Shelter Hotline: (203) 213-8667 (call/text)
Street Outreach: (203) 427-5778 (call/text)


Youth Continuum
24 River Street, New Haven, CT 06513
Gender and Age Served: Male and Female 16-24 years old, including parenting youth
Phone: (203) 562-3396
Street Outreach: (203) 777-8445
Shelter Hotline: (203) 865-3418