Resource GuidesTolland County

Resource Type
Addiction

Celebrate Recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Support groups to achieve sobriety

CONTACT:

Nartcotics Anonymous (NA)

Support groups to achieve sobriety

CONTACT:
Child Care

Care 4 Kids

Care 4 Kids helps income-eligible families pay their childcare expenses.

CONTACT:

1.888.214.5437
www.ctcare4kids.com

Child Development Infoline (CDI)

CDI supports children’s healthy growth and development starting from pregnancy.

CONTACT:

1.800.505.7000

2-1-1 Child Care

2-1-1 Child Care helps families find child care and maintains current listings of licensed and license-exempt child care programs in Connecticut.

Financial Coaching

Connecticut Association of Human Services

Connecticut Association of Human Services offers help setting up bank accounts, classes on financial literacy, and financial coaching.

CONTACT:

www.cahs.org

860.951.2212

Food

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP provides money each month to income-eligible households to purchase food.

CONTACT:

CT Foodshare

CT Fooshare’s mobile food pantries offer multiple locations where fresh and nonperishable food can be picked up.

CONTACT:

Visit ctfoodshare.org OR
Text FOODSHARE to 85511 for times and locations

Health Insurance

Access Health CT

Access Health CT is a health insurance marketplace that helps CT residents understand their health insurance options.

CHOICES

CHOICES helps CT seniors and individuals with disabilities understand their Medicare coverage and healthcare options and connect to needed community support.

CONTACT:

Tool Free: 1.800.994.9422

Immigrant / Refugee Support

CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

175 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT

CONTACT:

860.692.3085
www.cirict.org

Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) provides services for all clients, using a strength-based model, that offers long-term support for successful integration.

CONTACT:

203.562.2095
irisct.org

Legal

Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc.

Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. answers legal questions for free for low-income residents.

CONTACT:

1.800.453.3320

www.slsct.org

Addiction

Community Health Resources

Provides mental health and recovery services at multiple locations.

CONTACT:

1.877.884.3571

InterCommunity Health Care

Provides mental health and recovery services at multiple locations

CONTACT:

860.569.5900

Hartford Behavioral Health

Provides mental health and recovery services at multiple locations

CONTACT:

860.548.0101; option 2

Charis Network

Offers a list of Christian counselors, support groups, and ministries

Psychology Today

offers a searchable database of professional counselors in CT

Mental Health

Grief Share

Community support group offering support through the greiving process

Divorce Care

Community support group offering support after a divorce

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI provides support for individuals with mental illness and their families.

CONTACT:
Seniors

MyPlaceCT.org

MyPlaceCT.org is a free web-based resource designed to help older adults live at home or in the community with independence, health, and well-being.

CONTACT:
Utilities

Connecticut Energy Assistance Program

The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program helps offset heating costs of CT’s lower income households.

CONTACT:

860.560.5800
Find your town’s community action agency: www.cafca.org/agencies

Lifeline

Lifeline is a program that helps make telephone and internet service more affordable for low-income customers.