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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.

*Warning- Clicking on external links will open a new browser tab and send you to a website outside of The Family Preservation Project. The Family Preservation Project cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within other websites.

*Pregnancy related healthcare services can be found under Baby Care because these providers often offer parenting education and material support as well.


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- low price medications- Blink Health

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- affordable medicines- CostPlus Drug Company

National- prescription discount card- Familywize

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

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

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- uninsured medication- Harbor Path

National- healthcare crowdfunding- Help Me Bounce

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

Madison- medical transportation- Community Services of Madison

New Haven- medical respite- Columbus House

New Haven- prescription assistance- Yale New Haven Hospital

New Haven County- healthcare- Project Access

New London- medical respite- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

Wallingford- healthcare- Master’s Manna Inc.


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- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Statewide- Connecticut Department of Housing

Statewide- New Opportunities Inc.

Statewide- The Connection


Central Connecticut- Family Promise


Bridgeport- YMCA

Bristol- Bristol Homeless Shelter

Bristol- St. Vincent DePaul Mission

Danbury- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

Fairfield- (emergency shelter and affordable housing) Operation Hope

Fairfield County- Malta House

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- Christian Community Action

New Haven- Columbus House

New Haven- New Reach

New Haven (age limits)- Youth Continuum

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

Shelton- Spooner House

Stamford- Inspirica

Vernon- The Cornerstone Foundation

Waterbury (domestic abuse)- 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- emergency, sick child, postpartum, etc.- Nanny Poppinz

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

West Hartford- YWCA

Government Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Affordable Connectivity Program (broadband/internet)

CFPB (rental assistance programs)

Child Care Assistance

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Energy Assistance CEAP



IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

LIHWAP (water assistance)

Meals for Kids

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- (some providers may refer for adoption//Please visit the Voices and Experience pages before pursuing adoption) maternal and perinatal service provider search- Bornbir

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

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- diaper savings program- Pampers

National- parenting education, virtual services- Parents as Teachers

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- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option

National- parental leave grant- The Mom Economy


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- family development- New Opportunities Inc.

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- (refers for adoption. Please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) material support- St. Gianna Pregnancy Resource Center

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

New Haven- diapers- The Salvation Army

Norwalk- baby pantry- Malta House

Stamford- parenting program- Inspirica

Stratford- diaper assistance- Sterling House Community Center

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 (must be nominated)- ages 3-16 mattresses, bed frames, bedding- A Hope to Dream

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 Heroes

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 bank directory- Food Finder

National- food assistance directory- Food Not Bombs

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

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- summer food finder- No Kid Hungry

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- food assistance directory- Connecticut Foodshare

Statewide- food assistance, case management- New Opportunities Inc.

Statewide- energy assistance- Operation Fuel

Statewide- case management- The Connection

Statewide- car sharing club- Zipcar



Branford- food pantry- Branford Food Pantry

Bristol- food pantry, daily meals- The Salvation Army

Cheshire- food pantry- The Cheshire Community Food Pantry Inc.

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

Guilford- food bank- Guilford Food Bank

Hamden- food pantry- St. Paul VI Parish

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

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

Madison- food pantry, summer food program, financial assistance- Community Services of Madison

Manchester- daily meals, food pantry- MACC Charities

Meriden- food & holiday assistance- The Salvation Army

Milford- food & clothing assistance- The Storehouse Project

Naugatuck- food pantry- Naugatuck Monthly Mobile Food Pantry

Naugatuck- food assistance- Naugatuck Valley Soup Kitchen

New Britain- daily meals- The Friendship Center

New Haven- food assistance, case management- BIMEC

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

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

New Haven- daily meals- Community Soup Kitchen

New Haven- food pantry, daily meals- DESK

New Haven- food assistance- Fish of Greater New Haven

New Haven- social services directory- Get Connected New Haven

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

New Haven- food assistance, case management- Jewish Family Service

New Haven- food and clothing- Loaves and Fishes

New Haven- food pantry- New Flame Restoration Church

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

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

New Haven- job readiness, case management, warming center- Total Mankind Ministry

New Haven- food pantry- Varick Memorial AME Zion Church

Northford- food pantry- The Food Pantry of North Branford Inc.

Shelton- food assistance- Spooner House

Southbury- food bank- Southbury Food Bank

Stamford- employment assistance- Inspirica

Stratford- food pantry, social service support, school supplies- Sterling House Community Center

Torrington- food pantry- FISH

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

Wallingford- food & clothing, employment training, laundry- Master’s Manna Inc.

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.

Wolcott- food & hygiene assistance- Wolcott Resource Center

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- Motherhood Redefined

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


Statewide- pregnancy and post-partum- Seleni Institute



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, except that no such motion or petition may be granted if a final decree of adoption has been issued prior to the filing of any such motion or petition. 

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

CPS Assistance

Let Our Children Go seeks to restore those that have been wrongly separated from their families by providing assistance for reconnecting physically and emotionally.  We also hope to offer aid and comfort to those whose family member passed on after separation.

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.

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.

*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 11/23