211 Connecticut: https://www.211ct.org/
UniteCT Rental Assistance Program:
The goal of UniteCT is to help stabilize Connecticut’s Rental Housing Market. This program will provide rental and utility payment assistance to qualified CT households financially impacted by COVID 19. Launch date Monday, March 15th – Please help your neighbors know about this important new program.
Meal Planning Assistance:
Ideas for cooking vegetables: Download here.
How to Eat on $4.00 a Day
Estuary Council of Seniors- Meals on Wheels
220 Main St,
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
ALICE information (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed)
Alice: A Study of Financial Hardship in Connecticut
Food Safety Links:
Food Allergy Network: www.foodallergy.org
(This site provides common food allergy information, educational materials, and research information.)
Food Essentials: ultimatefoodessentials.com
(A food ingredient database that shows allergens, additives, and ingredients.)
Food Handler Inc.: www.foodhandler.com/
(Offers free downloads including useful temperature charts, a newsletter, and flash demos of basic food safety training and monitoring programs.)
Food Management: www.food-management.com/
(Provides easy to locate recipes, searchable material, an electronic newsletter, article archives, and upcoming events.)
Hand Washing for Life: www.handwashingforlife.com
(A wealth of information on the many elements of clean hands focused on the food industry including a variety of training tools.)
The Partnership for Food Safety Education: www.fightbac.org
(Provides food safety information on how to prevent spoilage and contamination of food products.)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov
(Information regarding public health, food safety, food supply, inspection, news, and special interests.)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): supplemental food nutrition program
AARP is trying to spread the word that food aid is available for many people in need.
AARP Connecticut website:
Online Information on Key Low-Income Benefit Programs Available.
What States Provide Online With Respect to SNAP, TANF, Child Care Assistance, Medicaid, CHIP, and General Assistance
An SSKP tri-fold brochure for reference with important information regarding how to help, how to volunteer, how to make donations, meal sites and grocery distribution sites, resource information, and self-sufficiency facts - download here.
The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is committed to ending hunger. In addition to visiting our pantries and meal sites, these resources may help.
To Our Connecticut Representatives: download here.
First Church of Christ, Congregational, Clinton
United Church of Chester
Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, Chester
United Methodist Church, Clinton
First Congregational Church, Deep River
The First Baptist Church in Essex
St. John's Episcopal Church, Essex
Trinity Lutheran Church, Centerbrook
St John's Catholic Church Old Saybrook
Grace Episcopal Church, Old Saybrook
First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational)
St. John's Episcopal Church, Niantic
Westbrook Congregational Church
First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, Westbrook
Governor's Office: - 860-566-4840