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Health and Wellness Resources

This is a list of resources in Connecticut. If you are ever in need of assistance with housing, food, health insurance, or any other need, our Access to Care team is available to help.

  • 211
    • Comprehensive listing of local human and social services information, such as: SNAP, housing options, emergency information and disaster relief, services for veterans, and more.
  • Department of Social Services
    • Federal and state food and economic aid, health care coverage, social work, child support, home-heating aid, and more.
  • Mobile Foodshare in Connecticut
    • This document links to foodshare dates and locations across the state.
  • Husky/Medicaid
    • Health care coverage for eligible Connecticut residents.
  • SNAP
    • Nutrition assistance program.
  • Energy Assistance
    • Assistance in offsetting costs of heating during the winter.
    • Bridgeport: Action for Bridgeport Community Development – (203) 384-6904
    • Bristol: Bristol Community Organization, Inc. – (860) 582-7490
    • Danbury: The Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut – (203) 743-5422
    • Danielson Area: (860) 412-1600
    • Derby/Ansonia/Shelton areas: TEAM – (203) 736-5240
    • Hartford area: Community Renewal Team – (860) 560-5800 / 1-800-798-3805
    • Meriden: New Opportunities – (203) 639-5060
    • Middletown: Community Renewal Team – (860) 347-4465
    • New Britain: Human Resources Agency of New Britain – (860) 356-2000
    • New Haven: Community Action Agency of New Haven – (203) 387-7700
    • Norwalk: Action for Bridgeport Community Development – (203) 838-8110
    • Norwich-New London areas: Thames Valley Council for Community Action – (860) 425-6681
    • Stamford: The Community Action Agency of Western Connecticut – (203) 357-0720
    • Waterbury: New Opportunities – (203) 756-8151
    • Willimantic area: ACCESS – (860) 450-7400
  • Transportation
    • All sites: CHC has a Patient Transportation Resource Program. If you are unable to get to your scheduled appointment at CHC, we will provide you/your family with bus tokens to get to and from your appointment. In addition, if your CHC provider refers you to a specialist, we will provide bus tokens to and from that appointment. The Operations Manager or Access to Care team member at your site will be able to assist you.
    • Medicaid Patients: Veyo is a non-emergency transportation option for Medicaid Patients. Visit their website for more information!
    • Enfield: Transportation assistance is available for Enfield residents with Medicare insurance through Magic Carpet. Residents can purchase a card at the Enfield Transit Office at 110 High Street (Phone: (860) 272-3545)
  • Access Health CT
    • Where you enroll and get information about your health insurance plan in Connecticut.
  • Head Start
    • Find a Head Start program in your area for education for children 5 and younger.
  • Benefits.gov
    • Find the right benefits for you.
  • Social Security
    • Understanding your Social Security
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
    • 24/7, free, and confidential support for people in distress.
  • The Trevor Project – Help Line for LGBTQ Teens
    • 24/7 line for LGBTQ teenagers in need of a safe, judgement-free place to talk.
  • Trans Lifeline
    • Trans-led organization with a hotline run by and for trans people.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    • 24/7 line and resource for those experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence.
  • New Horizons Domestic Violence Services (Middlesex County)
    • Hotline and shelter for people in Middlesex County experiencing domestic or intimate partner violence affiliated with CHC.
  • Women’s Health
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We can help connect you to community partners and resources in your area.
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