Community Resources

There are several local, statewide, and national resources available to patients of the Fair Haven Community Health Center. Please explore the links below to learn more.

New Haven

Junta for Progressive Action – Junta offers a variety of services including adult education, economic development, legal advocacy, family advocacy/case management, youth services, cultural awareness, and immigration rights.  
169 Grand Ave 
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 787-0191

El Centro San Jose Head Start – El Centro provides child day care services.
375 James St. 
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 777-7501

Life Haven – Life Haven is a temporary shelter that provides a safe and nurturing environment for homeless pregnant women and women with young children. 
447 Ferry Street 
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 776-6208

Emergency Shelter Management Services – Emergency Shelter Management Serivces is a 75-bed shelter for homeless men that provides meals, showers, clothing, and personal care items, as well as job training and assistance, case management services, free telephone service, on-site medical care, mental health outreach service, and educational workshops.
645 Grand Ave
New Haven, CT 06511

New Haven Project Apoyo -- is a bilingual culturally specific Alternative Sanctions Program designed to offer young Latino offenders the supervision, support, and education needed to bring about a positive and productive lifestyle 
501 Lombard St. 
New Haven, CT 06513
(203) 772-1131

Columbus House Emergency Shelter serves those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by providing shelter and fostering their personal growth and independence.
586 Ella T Grasso Blvd 
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 401- 4400 

Catholic Charities -- serves as the national advocate for the most vulnerable in our nation, including but not limited to children, the elderly, the disabled, immigrants, and those who live in both rural and urban communities. 

478 Orange St. 
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 288-5403

New Haven Public Schools website provides information about public schools in the New Haven area.

City of New Haven Police Department 

City of New Haven Housing Authority provides information to current and potential clients.  
360 Orange St 
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 498-8800 

City of New Haven website provides information about local government and political issues.

The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) provides free, nutritious meals for homeless individuals, families, and the working and non-working poor of the greater New Haven area.  DESK serves hot evening meals, packs free bag lunches, stocks food pantry bags, and maintains an emergency food bank for people in crisis.  

Bus routes in New Haven 

The Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven offers a wide range of crisis and other services for victims of domestic violence and their children.  All services are free and available to individuals and their children, in the Greater New Haven and surrounding communities (including Milford and the shore line), who have had their lives disrupted by domestic violence.

291 Whitney Ave Ste 401
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 856 - 1957

The Hispanic Clinic provides culturally appropriate mental health and addition services to the Latino/a community.  We are committed to fostering an environment of wellness, empowerment, professionalism, and collaboration. 
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 974-5800 

New Haven Public Library – Fair Haven Branch
182 Grand Ave. 
New Haven CT 06513
(203) 946-8115

New Haven Home Recovery provides housing and support services to women and their children in the New Haven Area.  
153 East St. 
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 492-4866

The New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc. provides high-quality legal services to individuals, families, and groups in the greater New Haven area whoa re unable to obtain legal services because of limited income, age, disability, discrimination, and other barriers. 
426 State Street 
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 946-4811

The City of New Haven Health Department works to create a health environment for its citizenry and to be the peoples’ advocate in promoting essential public health endeavors. Clinics include STD, adult and children immunization, tuberculin skin test, AIDS counseling and testing, as well as international travel immunization.  
54 Meadow St. 
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 946-8192

Leeway provides inpatient rehabilitative and palliative care and works to create new community treatment options so that those with AIDS can live as independently as possible.  
40 Albert Street 
New Haven, CT 06511 
(203) 865-0068
800-406-1048

Planned Parenthood of Connecticut works to protect the fundamental right of all people to manage their own fertility and sexual health and ensure access to services, education, and information to realize that right.  
345 Whitney Ave #1 
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 503-0450

Martha’s Place shelters predominantly single women with a myriad of social issues and a range of needs. 
(203) 624-5798

CareWays Shelter for Women and Children provides shelter to women and their children forced to leave permanent housing due to lead paint poisoning, domestic violence, legal eviction, family eviction, fire, new residency in the state, or any other cause of homelessness. 
(203) 492-4873

Community Services Network of Greater New Haven offers recovery-oriented services that provide people with the support necessary to live meaningful and satisfying lives in the community.  CSN is a consortium of seventeen community-based organizations that provide a variety of behavioral health services to people throughout the New Haven area.
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519

Youth Continuum is a private, non-profit, multi-service agency providing counseling, group home, transitional living, supportive housing, and educational programs to homeless youth in the Greater New Haven area.  
141 Valley Street
New Haven, CT 06515
(203) 562-3396

Connecticut - State Resources 
Department of Social Services provides information about a variety of programs pertinent to our patients including the HUSKY and Charter Oak Health Plans.

Connecticut Works is a unique collaboration of state, regional, and local organizations addressing the workforce development needs of the state to benefit both residents and businesses. The organization provides career counseling, job search assistance, and referral to skills training for job seekers, and businesses receive recruiting, job training, and related support. 

2-1-1 is a free community service administered by the United Way of Connecticut. You can call 2-1-1 to get information or to seek help in a crisis.  They are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Dial 2-1-1 or 1800-203-1234 at any time of the day or night.

Family Services Woodfield offers a wide array of behavioral health, youth services, family assets, literacy services and community services.
475 Clinton Ave. 
Bridgeport, CT 06605
(203) 368-4291

Connecticut Region of Narcotics Anonymous 
PO Box 1817 
Meriden, CT 06450

Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression. 

Mothers for Justice is a nationwide campaign for truth and justice in family law.  

Philips Lifeline is easy-to-use and designed to reduce the risk of living alone. In the event of a fall or an emergency, help is available at the push of a button. The Lifeline Person Help button connects you to a trained Personal Response Associate who can send help quickly – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
1-800-380-3111