Parents Resources

There are so many needs that our client families have.

From finding the local soup kitchens to obtaining healthcare, we have found that our United Way partner’s website engine can help find all the resources you might need right here in Connecticut.

Workshops

Workshop available for teens, parents and caregivers.

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Publications

Recommended publications for parents.

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What is United Way 2-1-1?

United Way 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, 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 at  https://www.211ct.org/.

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly-trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community. Everyday, call specialists help callers find assistance for complex issues such as financial problems, substance abuse and suicide prevention and for simpler issues such as finding volunteer opportunities and donation options. 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day every day of the year. Multilingual assistance and TDD access is also available.

The 2-1-1 Online Database

United Way 2-1-1’s continually updated, comprehensive database of 4,600 agencies providing over 48,000 programs and services is available for you to search online. Search by location, service category, service term, or agency to find the resources you need.

FreeCycle

Another favorite website that our clients use is freecycle.org