Danbury, CT Community Assistance Programs and Resources

Below we list many of the Danbury community resources below. If you would like to see only Fairfield County community resources, visit: All Fairfield County Community Assistance


National Organization for Rare Disorders

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-13
55 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 744-0100

Medical Expense Assistance.

Women’s Center of Greater Danbury

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
https://wcogd.org/
2 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 731-5206

Emergency Shelter & Support Services: Since 1975, the Women’s Center has saved lives and offered a safe and secure environment for adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence. Women and children are served by our 13-bed shelter, Elizabeth House, while men are provided shelter in a separate safe location.

Renewal House — Transitional Living Program

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
http://www.renewal-house.org/
18 Dr Aaron B Samuels Blvd
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 791-1050

At Renewal House we are devoted to Rebuilding older lives by restoring independence, one life at a time. Please explore our site to learn about the unique history, the success experienced with our program and how you can help. Renewal House dramatically changes lives. Please help us help some of our most vulnerable people, the elderly homeless.

Dorothy Day Hospitality House

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
http://www.dorothydaydanbury.org/
11 Spring St
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 743-7988

Dorothy Day Hospitality House serves 60-80 hot meals each afternoon and provides shelter to 16 people each night. If you are in need to a meal or lodging.Breakfast (served by Catholic Charities) 6:30am to 9am. Afternoon Meal served from 3:15pm to 4:45pm. Shelter Guests admitted 9:00pm to 9:30pm Guests leave 6:00am

Family and Children's Aid — Harmony House

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
5 Harmony St
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 792-8609

Harmony House provides temporary round the clock housing for up to 16 homeless mothers and their children. Residents stay for an average of 90 days. Harmony House empowers women by providing them with the skills and resources needed to maintain a more stable life for their families and achieve the goal of living independently. FCA staff works with the mothers to help them gain employment, further their education and develop the necessary skills to live independently.

Good Samaritan Mission

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
https://gsminc.org
22 Maple Ave
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 791-1180

gospel rescue mission ministry located in Danbury, CT. We offer an array of programs and services for people looking for temporary shelter, transitional housing, and Christian support in a variety of different areas. Our Mission is to serve the disadvantaged and homeless in Danbury and lead them to transformed lives through the love of Jesus Christ. ***Discipleship House provides transitional housing, case management, life skills training, and Christian discipleship to 14 men that are either homeless or in danger of homelessness. During their time at Discipleship House, residents work with a case manager to connect with community services to assist them in their desire to stabilize their life and avoid future homelessness. Services include connections with alcohol and drug rehabilitation services, counseling, and housing assistance. While at GSM, residents also participate in a skills building curriculum designed to provide them with tools they need to succeed once they have left the program. Residents also participate in bible study, prayer meetings, and groups designed to build residents up as Disciples of Christ. Besides participation in in-house and community church services, residents also have the opportunity to counsel with a GSM pastor. Residents live in shared bedrooms and can stay for 12 months. ***The Good Samaritan Center is a day and overnight shelter and engagement center located across the street from Discipleship House. The Center provides day shelter each weekday from 9am-3pm. Guests also have the opportunity to connect with other community services through outreach provided to the center by local social service providers, as well as GSM pastors and Discipleship House case management. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about and attend other GSM functions, such as our bible studies, prayer meetings, and life skills classes. Guests are also screened, at mutual request, for possible entry into Discipleship House. The Center also provides overnight shelter for 14 men every night.***GSM provides counseling services to homeless and at-risk women in our area. GSM also does street outreach to women who are homeless, struggling with substance abuse, or caught in prostitution. Women are then invited to connect with other GSM activities and other social services.

Danbury City Shelter - New Street Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
41 New St
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 796-1661

Emergency shelter for single adults; no specific intake hours; Day and night shelter offered. Day center offers case management, support and advocacy services. Overnight shelter has 5 beds for women and 15 beds for men.

Danbury Housing Authority Transitional Housing Program

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
http://www.hacdct.org/transitional.html
98A Elm St
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 797-9905

Transitional Housing: This program consists of twenty single rooms in one building located at 98A Elm Street, Danbury, Connecticut. All potential residents must be referred by the agency providing support services. The SRO is considered transitional housing for homeless individuals. The maximum length of residency is twenty-four (24) months. Residents pay thirty percent (30%) of their gross income for participation in this program. House rules were created and implemented by the residents, with monthly house meetings to air grievance and to discuss any pertinent issues and concerns. It is the intention of this program that residents, working closely with their support service providers, utilize this period of time to develop skills, budget and save their money to secure permanent housing within the twenty-four (24) month time frame.

Amos House

Date Added/Updated: 2018-09-12
http://amoshouse.org/
34 Rocky Glen Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 791-9277

Amos House is a transitional living facility serving the greater Danbury area, dedicated to ensuring that Homeless Women and their children have the opportunity to achieve the competency and wherewithal required for permanent, self-sufficient and independent living. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and willingness to help themselves and accept professional guidance. They must also be without a permanent home; be referred by an accredited agency and/or shelter; complete a rigorous application process; be amenable to living in a semi-communal setting; be substance-free; contribute 30% of their adjusted gross income (less allowances for children) to the program costs; and commit to complete their program within a specific time period. Once accepted, a program specific to the applicant’s needs is developed by the Amos House staff. Programs may take up to two years depending upon individual circumstances.