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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide, Regional, County & City. National, State, and Regional links are verified annually with the latest verification date at the bottom of the page. County/City links are not verified annually due to volume. If you find that a County/City link is broken or a service is no longer available, please message the page so that it can be corrected for future use.


Services are available for free to low-income patients. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Many service providers offer case management.


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- medicine assistance search engine- Medicine Assistance Tool

National- eyeglasses assistance- New Eyes

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO



Bridgeport- health care- YMCA

Fairfield County- basic medical care- New Covenant Center

Hartford- health care, respite care- The Friendship Center

New Haven- medical respite- Columbus House

New Haven- prescription assistance- Yale New Haven Hospital

New London- medical respite- New London Homeless Hospitality Center


Most service providers offer case management. Listings range from emergency to permanent. Many providers offer additional services in conjunction with housing; including childcare, healthcare, etc. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed.


National- Affordable Housing

National- search sublets- Airbnb

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- multiple rental platforms- RentPath

National- find a roommate- Roomies

National- housing locator- Socialserve

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

Hartford County- Columbus County

Middlesex County- Columbus House

Milford- Beth-El Center

New Britain- The Friendship Center

New Haven- Columbus House

New Haven- Hillside Family Shelter

New Haven- Housing Authority

New Haven- New Reach

New Haven- Stepping Stone

New London- Covenant Shelter

New London- Genesis House

New London- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

New London County- Columbus House

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

Affordable Childcare

Service providers range from national to local. Local listings have been searched by services including but not limited to: 24 hour care, extended hours, discounts, crisis nurseries, tuition assistance, scholarships, and sliding fees.


National- extended hours-

National- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- child care search- Tootris

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- child care search- Winnie

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- emergency & temporary- Nannies As Needed

Statewide- National Head Start Association



Bridgeport- YMCA

East Hartford- YWCA

Fairfield County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

Hartford- YWCA

Manchester- YWCA

New Haven- sliding scale- Calvin Hill Day Care Center

New Haven County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

Westchester County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

West Hartford- YWCA

Government Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Energy Assistance CEAP



IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid (Husky Health)

National School Lunch Program

RAP (Rental Assistance Program)

SCHIP (Husky Health)

Section 8 Housing




Unemployment Insurance


Baby Care

Most Crisis/Resource Pregnancy Centers will encourage and refer for adoption. Please do your research before accepting or pursuing adoption materials. Adoption is a lifelong commitment to grief. Visit the Voices and Experience pages on the website for more accurate information. A permanent solution should not be applied to a temporary problem.


National- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- material assistance directory- Baby2Baby

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- family-focused support- Healthy Families America

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- (Not all, but some locations may be affiliated with a national adoption entity. For transparency, please be advised. Please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) – family preservation assistance- Safe Families for Children

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- car seat trade-in events- Target Brands, Inc.

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

National- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option

National- parental leave grant- The Mom Economy


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Bank



Bridgeport- parenting skills- YMCA

Fairfield County- baby materials- Person-to-Person

Greenwich- diapers, clothing, etc.- Neighbor to Neighbor

New Haven- single mother services, diapers, etc.- CAANH

New Haven- diapers, parenting skills- MOMS Partnership

New Haven- diapers, clothing- St. Luke’s Services

New Haven- diapers- The Salvation Army

Norwalk- baby pantry- Malta House

Stamford- parenting program- Inspirica

Unionville- (refers for adoption. Please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- clothes, furniture, baby items, etc.- Crisis Pregnancy Center of CT

West Haven- diapers- Our Lady of Victory Parish

Child Support

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General Assistance

Most service providers offer case management. Help may be available in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Services include: food and clothing assistance, car repair and donation, employment services, case management, rent and utility assistance, transportation, holiday assistance, school supplies, homeless prevention, etc.


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- garden fresh food assistance directory- Ample Harvest

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- professional clothing, workforce assistance- Dress for Success

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- education financial aid- Frank

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Glassdoor

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- on a budget meal plans- Kids Eat in Color

National- employment agency- Labor Finders

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- workforce staffing- PeopleReady

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- wireless service- SafeLink

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- school supply events, rent assistance, etc.- United Way

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- energy assistance- Operation Fuel

Statewide- car sharing club- Zipcar



Bristol- food pantry, daily meals- The Salvation Army

Danbury- daily meals- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

East Haven- food pantry- East Haven Food Pantry

Fairfield- food pantry- Operation Hope

Fairfield County- daily meals, food pantry, job skills program, life coaching, laundry, personal hygiene items, etc.- New Covenant Center

Fairfield County- emergency assistance, food assistance, scholarship opportunities, holiday programs, etc.- Person-to-Person

Greenwich- food, clothing, household goods, etc.- Neighbor to Neighbor

Hamden- food & clothing assistance, daily meals- St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen

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 bank- Bethel AME Church

New Haven- case management, homeless services, etc.- CAANH

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

New Haven- food pantry, daily meals- DESK

New Haven- social services directory- Get Connected New Haven

New Haven- clothing closet & food pantry- Immanel Missionary Baptist Church

New Haven- food & clothing assistance- Macedonia Church of God in Christ

New Haven- food pantry- New Flame Restoration Church

New Haven- food & clothing pantry, holiday assistance, meals- St. Luke’s Services

New Haven- food & clothing assistance- St. Paul and St. James Episcopal Church

New Haven- water & utility assistance, food pantry, holiday assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army

New Haven- food pantry- Varick Memorial AME Zion Church

Stamford- employment assistance- Inspirica

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

West Haven- food assistance- Gateway Christian Fellowship

West Haven- food & clothing assistance- Our Lady of Victory Parish

West Haven- food pantry, referral services- WHEAT Inc.

Support Groups

All support groups listed are aimed to provide support in parenting. National organizations may provide local chapter listings.


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Peanut

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom




New Haven- MOMS Partnership

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.

Putative Father Registry

There is no Putative Father Registry at this time. Establish paternity here.

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

Putative Father Registry explained here.

Adoption Law and Revocation

This page does not provide legal services or advice. Adoption law and revocation is listed as a courtesy. The page attempts to link to the latest adoption codes in the respective state. Laws can change. Verify your adoption laws and revocation timeframes before signing termination of your parental rights.

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.

End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator, revoking your legal consent to an adoption, or learning more about the adoption process and long-term effects, please contact Saving Our Sisters

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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