Holy Family Home and Shelter, Inc., a non - profit organization, is a 28 bed home and shelter for mothers and children, who meet certain criteria. Residents, who stay an average of 60 - 90 days, are provided with 3 meals a day, life skills workshops, case management, laundry facilities, an education program for children, assistance with permanent housing and employment searches, and referrals to other agencies as needed. A staff of 13, including social workers, provide support, a safe environment, and professional assistance. Through case management and workshops we assist our families with the information they need to rebuild their lives. The shelter works with the families to create budgets, formulate life plans and encourage further education. Those in need of help with mental health and/or addiction problems find additional assistance through a collaborative program of the Eastern Connecticut shelters and Perception Programs, Inc. Prospective residents are admitted if they are willing to adhere to shelter rules, follow curfews, help with daily chores, and participate in mandatory case management, including spending plans.
The Windham Region No Freeze Project, Inc. is a not-for-profit agency dedicated to the survival of homeless adults who are in the Windham Region. We provide safe temporary shelter; we strive to address unmet needs including food, clothing, hygiene, case management, emergency and transport funding; we facilitate regional community and social service agency collaboration to these ends. Nov. through Mid-April