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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide,  Regional, County & City

Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)
Support Groups
I don’t see my city?
Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight


Statewide- free clinics- Directory


Bridgeport- health care- YMCA

Hartford- health care, respite care- The Friendship Center

New Haven- medical respite- Columbus House

New London- medical respite- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

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Housing info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Bridgeport- YMCA

Bristol- Bristol Homeless Shelter

Bristol- St. Vincent DePaul Mission

Danbury- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

Fairfield- (emergency shelter and affordable housing) Operation Hope

Hartford- Ed O’Neil House

Hartford- Marshall House

Hartford- Mercy Supportive Housing Services

Hartford- St. Elizabeth House

Hartford- Soromundi Commons

Hartford- South Park Inn

Milford- Beth-El Center

New Britain- The Friendship Center

New Haven- Columbus House

New Haven- Hillside Family Shelter

New Haven- New Reach

New Haven- Stepping Stone

New London- Covenant Shelter

New London- Genesis House

New London- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

Norwalk- Malta House

Norwalk- Open Door Shelter

Norwich- Thames River Community Service

Stamford- Inspirica

Vernon- The Cornerstone Foundation

Waterbury- Safe Haven

Waterbury- St. Vincent de Paul Mission

Westport- Homes with Hope

Willimantic- Holy Family Home & Shelter

Willimantic (seasonal shelter)- Windham Region Hospitality Center

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours-

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- National Head Start Association


Bridgeport- YMCA

East Hartford- YWCA

Hartford- YWCA

Manchester- YWCA

West Hartford- YWCA

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Care 4 Kids(childcare assistance)

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance CEAP


Job Corps

Lifeline Program


National School Lunch Program


Section 8 Housing




Unemployment Insurance


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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth for All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Bank


Bridgeport- parenting skills- YMCA

Norwalk- baby pantry- Malta House

Stamford- parenting program- Inspirica

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Child Support

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Essentials info


National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth for All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- energy assistance- Operation Fuel


Bristol- food pantry, daily meals- The Salvation Army

Danbury- daily meals- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

Fairfield- food pantry- Operation Hope

Hartford- showers, hygiene supplies, laundry, daily meals, etc.- The House of Bread

Hartford- Daily meals, laundry, showers, food pantry, hygiene items- The Friendship Center

Manchester- daily meals, food pantry- MACC Charities

New Britain- daily meals- The Friendship Center

New Haven- food pantry, furniture assistance, energy assistance, etc.- Christian Community Action

Torrington- food pantry- FISH

Vernon- daily meals, clothes, food pantry- The Cornerstone Foundation

Waterbury- food, rental and utility assistance, clothing, etc.- The Salvation Army

Waterbury- clothing, appliances- St. Vincent de Paul Mission

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Support Groups

Support Info


National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

There is no Putative Father Registry at this time.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

No consent  to termination by a mother shall be executed within forty-eight hours immediately after the birth of her child.

The court may grant a motion to open or set aside a judgment terminating parental rights pursuant to section 52-212 or 52-212a or pursuant to common law or may grant a petition for a new trial on the issue of the termination of parental rights, provided the court shall consider the best interest of the child.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.
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