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Persons with disabilities, Health Resources ADA Paratransit Telephone: (860) 724-5340https://www.hartfordtransit.org/ada-paratransit-services/ada-paratransit-reservations/The Greater Hartford Transit District provides transportation services for individuals who, because of their disability, are unable to travel on the fixed route public transit service operated by CTtransit (Hartford, Bristol and New Britain Divisions). The paratransit service is designed to provide those persons with disabilities equal access to public transportation. Please make appointments 5 days in advance
Special EducationAfrican Caribbean Parents of Children with Disabilities (AFCAMP) Location: 49 Woodland Street // Telephone: 860-548-9959https://www.afcamp.org/special-education AFCAMP educates, empowers, and engages with parents and the community to improve the quality of life for children with special needs and others at risk of education inequity or system involvement.
Mental, Addiction Recovery Behaviour Health Department of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of HartfordLocation: 45 Wadsworth Street // Telephone: (860) 527-1124 https://www.ccaoh.org/how-we-help/behavioral-health/Offers substance abuse support, onsite pharmacy, youth and familial services. Also offers adult counseling after crime. Services are available in English and Spanish.
Youth ServicesCenter for Latino ProgressLocation: 95-97 Park Street // Telephone: (860) 247-3227 https://ctprf.org/programs/youth-programs/The Center for Latino Progress has formalized its youth programming. Our youth programs combine curriculums, services, STEM (bike mechanics), and activities that provide youth with a well-rounded foundation and view of what it means to be prepared to enter the workforce, as well as focus and embark on a college experience. It includes cultural exploration to ensure youth broaden their interests and skill sets in order to facilitate success no matter which path they choose. Programming is available in English and Spanish
Health Resources, Mental, Victims of Domestic AbuseCommunity Health Center Location: 76 New Britain Avenue // Telephone: 860-547-0970https://www.chc1.com/for-patients/resources/patient-faq/The Community Health Center's focus is simply to make sure everyone who needed healthcare had access to it, regardless of ability to pay. The CHC mission is not just to provide healthcare, but to make sure that the care we provide is the best it can be, and is what best meets the needs of our communities and patients.
Homelessness Support, Legal Aid Connecticut Fair Housing Center Location: 60 Popieluszko Court // Telephone: (860) 247-4400https://www.ctfairhousing.org
Homelessness Support Connecticut Mutual Aid Click name of the organization for the website!https://ctmutualaid.com/en/homeMutual aid network throughout the state. The site holds useful resource guides and a place to connect with others.
Health Resources, Persons with disabilities, Youth Services, Special Education Conneticut Parent Advocacy Center Location: Fair Haven Community Health Center, 374 Grand Avenue New Haven, CT // Telephone: 739-3089 https://cpacinc.org/default.aspxConnecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 26. The Center is committed to supporting and educating parents on how to best advocate for their children. Services are available in English and Spanish
Victims of Domestic Abuse CT Safe Connect Telephone: 888-774-2900https://ctsafeconnect.comSafe Connect is a way to make it easier for victims of domestic violence to access information, resources and assistance. Individuals and families can contact Safe Connect from anywhere and immediately receive a thorough assessment of needs, emotional support, safety planning and options. Services are available in Spanish and English; other translated langugages
Homelessness Support, Food Security East Hartford Combined Churches Food BankClick name of the organization for the website!https://www.easthartfordct.gov/social-services/pages/food-assistanceCentral page resource page for food banks. There is a calendar that lists daily food bank opportunities available in English and Spanish
Homelessness Support, Youth Services East Hartford Community Shelter(2-1-1)https://www.crtct.org/programs/housing-shelters/east-hartford-family-shelter/CRT’s 40-bed family shelter in East Hartford welcomes adults and their children. Case managers help connect families to services in the community. The shelter is open 24 hours a day for families with children. A parent or guardians must be with their children at all times. Other children are expected to be in school while their parent(s) look for work or permanent housing. We help families keep their children in school, or re-enroll in new schools. Families work on their goals of finding jobs and moving into stable housing.The staff speaks English and Spanish. Call 2-1-1 to seek availability
Health Resources, Mental, Youth ServicesEbony Horse Women: Equestrian Center Location: 337 Vine Street // Telephone: (860) 293-2914https://ebonyhorsewomen.org/healEHI Equestrian center has become the regional leader in providing Culturally Competent Equine Assisted Therapy and Psychotherapy. EHI also offers a certification course in Culturally Competent Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (CEAT) training.
Homelessness Support, Food Security, Mental, Youth servicesEmergency SheltersIf you are outside of Connecticut or have a problem using the 2-1-1-number, dial 1-800-203-1234Anyone seeking shelter in Connecticut must connect directly with 2-1-1 before receiving help. 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need; housing, utility assistance, food, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you find the help you need. Dial 2-1-1 or search online. If you are outside of Connecticut or have a problem using the 2-1-1-number, dial 1-800-203-1234.
Victims of Domestic Abuse, Health Resources, Mental, Youth ServicesGreater Hartford Family Advocacy Center Location: 1000 Asylum Avenue// Telephone: (860) 714-5052https://www.trinityhealthofne.org/location/greater-hartford-family-advocacy-centerThe Advocates at The Greater Hartford Family Advocacy Center are committed to providing victims and their families immediate and ongoing support and crisis intervention along with education and information in the face of abuse. Services include trauma support for children, and family planning services to transition out of unsafe spaces.
Legal Aid Greater Hartford Legal Aid Location: 999 Asylum Avenue, 3rd Floor//Telephone: 860-541-5000 Greater Hartford Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law office providing free civil legal services to low-income people and seniors in the Hartford area. We represent individual clients before courts, governmental agencies, and legislative bodies. We also represent groups of clients in complex litigation and legislative and administrative advocacy affecting many poor persons.
Homelessness Support, Food SecurityHands-on HartfordClick name of the organization for the website!https://handsonhartford.orgHands On Hartford is a social service nonprofit organization that serves Hartford’s most economically challenged residents in the areas of food, housing, and health. The agency has had a longstanding commitment to providing respectful, comprehensive services with help from volunteers and community partnerships.
Legal Aid Hartford Deportation Defense Please fill out our contact form for any legal needs! We have contacts with legal support.
Homelessness Support Hartford mutual AidClick name of the organization for the website!Facebook GroupAid from within the local community. Join the facebook group to stay in the know of new events, community efforts, needs, and aid.
Homelessness Support Hartford Public Library Homelessness Resource GuideClick name of the organization for the website!https://hplct.libguides.com/homelessnessList of local resources that support people experiencing homelessness. Library also offers municipal ID cards. Services are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese
Youth ServicesHartford Public Library Youth Resources Click name of the organization for the website!https://www.hplct.org/library-services/parents/educational-resourcesList of resources highlighted by the Hartford Public Library. There are several branches throughout Hartford.
Health Resources, LGBTQ+ Health Resources and Services Administration DatabaseClick name of the organization for the website!https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/?zip=0106HRSA programs provide health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. This includes people living with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, mothers and their families, and those otherwise unable to access high quality health care.
Victims of Domestic Abuse, Health ResourcesHispanic Health CouncilLocation: 175 Main Street// Telephone: 860.527.0856https://hispanichealthcouncil.org/Hispanic Health Council is dedicated to supporting the health needs of Latine and other marginalized people in Hartford. Services include family planning, domestic violence support, and mental health support. Services are available in English and Spanish.
Victims of Domestic Abuse, Youth Services, MentalInterval HouseTelephone: (860) 247-2042// Crisis Hotline: (888) 774 2900https://intervalhousect.org/about-us/about/Interval House has long been committed to empowering its clients, providing a nurturing and encouraging environment for victims to heal and acquire the tools to move on. Interval House offers immediate and compassionate support to about 6,500 victims of domestic violence per year in 24 cities and towns both East and West of the Connecticut River—all at no charge. Services include English and Spanish support, and family planning.
Youth ServicesKamora's Cultural Corner Location: 1023 Albany Avenue// Telephone: 860-400-6046https://kamorasculturalcorner.comKamora’s Cultural Corner provides a space to create and connect with others. The space encourages people to use the gifts and privileges of our unique and shared identities. Kamora's Cultural Corner offers programming and workshops for cultural humility.
Health Resources, LGBTQ+Latino Community Services Location: 28th Grand Street, 2nd Floor// Telephone: (860) 296-6400.https://www.lcs-ct.orgLatino Community Services is Greater Hartford’s leading provider of HIV/AIDS programs. Programs are community-based and culturally competent. They adhere to the highest standards of evidenced-based practice while also recognizing the importance of a holistic approach to physical and emotional well-being.
Health ResourcesMalta House of CareLocation on Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 136 Farmington Avenue https://maltahouseofcare.org/patients/Malta house has a mobile van that provides free care to uninsured patients throughout greater Hartford. Services are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese
Homelessness Support, Mental, Addiction Recovery Mckinney Shelter for Men Call 2-1-1 to seek availability https://www.crtct.org/programs/housing-shelters/mckinney-mens-shelter/Homeless men in Hartford can take their first steps toward a more secure future while staying at the McKinney Shelter. CRT’s 78-bed shelter offers overnight beds, dinner, breakfast, and showers. Case managers assist with employment and housing, and make referrals to other services. The staff helps with housing, jobs, counseling, drug/alcohol use, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and other issues. Lunch is offered to day program participants. The shelter staff speak English and Spanish. Call 2-1-1 to seek availability
Persons with disabilitiesNew England Assistive Technology (NEAT)Location: 120 Holcomb Street// Telephone: 866-526-4492 https://assistivetechnology.oakhillct.orgOffers equipment and technology for disability assistance. As well as lessons and classes to improve independence.
Mental, LGBTQ+, Victims of Domestic Abuse, Addiction RecoveryProject KiKi Location: 629 Albany Avenue// Telephone: (860) 595 3840 https://projectkiki.orgCenters on supporting the mental health of Black and Latino men who love men and Transwomen. Services are available in English and Spanish
Homelessness Support, Legal AidRight to Counsel in face of Rental injustice Telephone: 1-800-559-1565https://www.evictionhelpct.orgIn 2021, the Connecticut legislature passed a law giving low-income tenants a right to a lawyer when faced with eviction or subsidy termination. People can call or visit the website to find out if they qualify for a free lawyer to help fight an eviction or keep their housing subsidy.
Youth Services, Homelessness Support, Food SecuritySummer of Solutions Hartford Click name of the organization for the website!https://www.facebook.com/SummerofSolutionsHartford/Summer of Solutions advocates for food security, encourages youth leadership, facilitates community workshops on equity and inclusion, and helps our own communities regain power over their own food production. Also support mutual aid efforts through their facebook group.
Homelessness Support, Health Resources, Addiction Recovery, MentalThe Open HearthClick name of the organization for the website!https://theopenhearth.org/mission/Open Hearth's mission is to help men experiencing homelessness enhance their capacity for self-help, self-respect, and dignity, and to achieve their full potential as responsible citizens of Greater Hartford and Connecticut. Many men who live at The Open Hearth are in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. We offer daily on-site groups and individual addiction counseling. Clients have access to on-site physical and behavioral healthcare and referrals for medical treatment with outside partners.
MentalUndoc wellness virtual meeting groupsClick name of the organization for the website!https://immigrantsrising.org/supportgroups/Virtual support groups are led by train mental health providers and last for 6 weeks. Suport groups are meant to help young undocumented people find community with one another. Services apply to a wide range of immigrant experiences and identities.
MentalUnited We Dream Therapist DirectoryClick name of the organization for the website!United We Dream Mental Health DirectoryState by State guide that lists affordable or free therapists that can support undocumented persons' mental health needs.
Health Resources, Persons with disabilities Veyo: Husky HealthTelephone: (855) 478-7350 https://ct.ridewithveyo.comNon-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) is a limited transportation benefit that is provided to eligible Medicaid members in Connecticut who have no other way of getting to their medical, behavioral health or dental appointments.
Health Resources, Youth Services, Special Education, Homelessness SupportSouthside Family Center (Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Hartford) Location: 35 Groton Street// Telephone: (860) 297 7800https://www.ccaoh.org/how-we-help/children-youth/Southside Family Center is well-versed in the needs of undocumented people and refugees. Their services include mental health counseling, family planning, special education, and youth programming. Services are available in English and Spanish