Resources for Food, Shelter and Assistance

We reach out to our brothers and sisters who are in need or are alone. St. John’s supports these community resources that provide for our friends and neighbors in Stamford:
 
 Shelter/Emergency Housing – Call the  211 Hotline to get services immediately (all the shelter services are combined in the Stamford area)
 

New Covenant House – 90 Fairfield Ave. , Stamford, CT. Phone: (203) 964-8228

Lunch 12:30-1:30 and dinner 4:30-5:30-pm Mon-Sun:  St. John’s also supports the women’s shelter at Inspirica with volunteers serving dinner there on the 4th Friday of every month.
 
Over 60 Club, St John’s Episcopal Church, 628 Main Street, Stamford CT. (203) 348-2619 x 10

Hot lunch and community activities for seniors: Mon-Fri 11:00-2:00 pm  in Eagles’ Loft.  The club offers a catered hot meal daily and activities 10:00am- 1:00pm. Pay what you wish or any donation is welcome. Walk-ins are welcome.

Faith Tabernacle Church 29 Grove Street, Stamford, CT. (across from St. John’s)
Call 203-348-8755 to register for the Food Pantry and make an appointment to visit the pantry on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
 
Wilson Memorial Church of God 164 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT. (203) 348-0834
Food Pantry open on Thursday between 1 pm and 3 pm. Must register between 9 am and noon.
 
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Stamford, CT.
461 Glenbrook Road, Stamford, CT 6906 (203) 358-8898
 
The Salvation Army, 198 Selleck Street, Stamford, CT. 06902 (203) 359-2320 
By appointment Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
 
International Institute of Connecticut  34 Wooland Ave., Stamford, CT. (203)965-7190
Petitioning for Family Members/ Consultations and Counseling/Victim Services/ Citizenship Preparation.
 
Person to Person – 76 South Main St., Norwalk (203) 939-1650, Darien (203) 655-0048
Emergency Assistance/Food Pantries/Clothing Cente/ Scholarship/ Campership/Holiday Programs.
 
Legal Services Programs in Connecticut – www.slsct.org 1-800-453-3320
The legal services programs in Connecticut are a group of non-profit organizations which provide legal assistance in civil matters to low income persons. Services are free. Eligibility depends upon income, family size and legal issues.
 
Stamford Counseling Center – One Walton Place, Stamford, CT.  06901 (203) 323-8560
The Stamford Counseling Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing counseling, psychotherapy and psycho-educational services which address the emotional, psychological, relational and spiritual dimensions of an individual , family or groups well being. The Center provides services in English, Spanish and French.