211 Connecticut: https://www.211ct.org/
UniteCT Rental Assistance Program:
The goal of UniteCT is to help stabilize Connecticut’s Rental Housing Market. This program will provide rental and utility payment assistance to qualified CT households financially impacted by COVID 19. Launch date Monday, March 15th – Please help your neighbors know about this important new program.
Please check out this link to assist in meal planning:
Ideas for cooking vegetables: Download here.
How to eat on $4.00 a day - cookbook link here:
ALICE information - click here:
Food Safety Links:
Food Allergy Network: www.foodallergy.org
(This site provides common food allergy information, educational materials, and research information.)
Food Essentials: ultimatefoodessentials.com
(A food ingredient database that shows allergens, additives, and ingredients.)
Food Handler Inc.: www.foodhandler.com/
(Offers free downloads including useful temperature charts, a newsletter, and flash demos of basic food safety training and monitoring programs.)
Food Management: www.food-management.com/
(Provides easy to locate recipes, searchable material, an electronic newsletter, article archives, and upcoming events.)
Hand Washing for Life: www.handwashingforlife.com
(A wealth of information on the many elements of clean hands focused on the food industry including a variety of training tools.)
The Partnership for Food Safety Education: www.fightbac.org
(Provides food safety information on how to prevent spoilage and contamination of food products.)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov
(Information regarding public health, food safety, food supply, inspection, news, and special interests.)
Food Stamp Needs: supplemental food nutrition program
AARP is trying to spread the word that food aid is available for many people in need. SNAP - the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (an updated name for the program known for decades as food stamps) can be reached toll free at 1-866-974-SNAP (7627). There is also a link on the AARP Connecticut website: aarp.org/states.
Online Information on Key Low-Income Benefit Programs Available.
This information can be found by visiting the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities at
A tri-fold brochure for reference with important information regarding how to help, how to volunteer, how to make donations, meal sites and grocery distribution sites, resource information, and self-sufficiency facts - download here.
66 Ways to Save Money (third edition), provided by Consumer Literacy Consortium: www.66ways.org
The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries is committed to ending hunger. In addition to visiting our pantries and meal sites, these resources may help.
To Our Connecticut Representatives: download here.
Governor's Office: - 860-566-4840