Community/Tunxis Resources

Please contact Vivian Craven at 860-773-1506 or Judy Reilly-Roberts at 860-773-1507 for additional assistance or availability of emergency funds.

Housing/Shelters

Call 2-1-1 or visit 211ct.org if you are looking for immediate shelter

For shelters and other housing concerns https://uwc.211ct.org/categorysearch/housing/

Youth Navigator (18-23) call Maya at 860-331-6916

Food Assistance

CT Food Bank https://www.ctfoodbank.org or call 203-469-5000

SNAP eligibility – https://portal.ct.gov/dss/SNAP/Supplemental-Nutrition-Assistance-Program—SNAP or call 1-800-842-1508

Bristol Salvation Army-Soup Kitchen https://ctri.salvationarmy.org/sne/bristol

Tunxis Food Pantry

Childcare Assistance

Care for Kids https://www.ctcare4kids.com

Call 2-1-1 or visit 211ct.org or 1-800-505-1000

https://www.211childcare.org

Legal Aid Programs

Statewide Legal Services-free 1-800-453-3320 or https://www.slsct.org/get-help

Connecticut Legal Services-free https://www.ctlegal.org or call 860-344-0447

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund-free https://www.cwealf.org or call 860-524-0601

Energy Assistance

CT Energy Assistance Program https://www.ct.gov/staywarm or call 1-800-842-1132 or 2-1-1 or visit 211ct.org

Energy Assistance Program https://www.homelessassistance.us/li/energy-assistance-program or call 860-424-5889

Operation Fuel Call 2-1-1 or visit 211ct.org

Community Health Centers

Bristol Community Health Center – call 860-585-5000

Wheeler Bristol Family Health and Wellness Center – Call 888-793-3500

Health Care Assistance -Insurance

Access Health CT 855-805-4325

Husky Health 877-284-8759

Clothing

Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital – Caring Closet or call 860-585-3481

Gifts of Love call 860-676-2323

Tunxis Clothing Closet – Call Vivian at 860-773-1506 or Judy at 860-773-1507

Money Management

Free Financial Counseling https://www.moneymanagement.org

Free Financial Education Workshops http://www.cahs.org/ct_money_school

Understanding Debt https://www.moneygeek.com/debt/