Reentry Resources: Connecticut

Browse the Reentry Resources available to help returning citizens in Connecticut adjust to life after prison.  Nationwide resources are also listed on our main Reentry Resources page.

Adult Education Center

(Educational Services)

www.adulted.hartfordschools.org

(860) 695-5840

110 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Bridgeport Rescue Mission

(Food Pantry, Clothing Services, Homeless Shelter)

www.bridgeportrescuemission.org/get-help

(203) 333-4087

1088 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605

Bristol Homeless Shelter

(Homeless Shelter)

www.svdpofbristol.com

(860) 589-0702

19 Jacobs Street
Bristol, CT 06010

Capital Region Education Council (CREC)

(Educational Services, Job Training)

www.crec.org/adult-ed

(860) 247-2732

111 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Community Kitchen of Torrington

(Soup Kitchen)

www.torringtonsoupkitchen.com

860-482-0130

220 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790

Connecticut Department of Labor

(Employment and Training Services)

www.ctdol.state.ct.us/HP/Empl-Training.htm

(860) 263-6000

200 Folly Brook Boulevard
Wethersfield, CT 06109

 

(Unemployment Services)

www.portal.ct.gov/dolui

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

(Driver’s License Services)

www.portal.ct.gov/DMV/General/Homepage-Boxes/Drivers-License/Drivers-License

(860) 263-5700 (Within Hartford area) 

(800) 842-8222 (For all other parts of Connecticut)

Connecticut Department of Social Services

(Food Stamps Services)

www.portal.ct.gov/DSS/SNAP/Supplemental-Nutrition-Assistance-Program—SNAP

1-855-626-6632

401 W Thames St #102
Norwich, CT

Connecticut Medicaid

(Health Services)

www.portal.ct.gov/HUSKY/How-to-Qualify

1-877-284-8759

55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

Community Partners in Action

(Reentry Services, Substance Abuse Services, Job Training, Employment Services)

www.cpa-ct.org/reentry-and-employment

(860) 566-2030

110 Bartholomew Avenue, Suite 3010
Hartford, CT 06106

Construction Workforce Initiative

(Employment Services, Job Training)

www.cwi2.com

(203) 891-6897

547 Center Street
Meriden, CT 06450

Eligibility Requirements: See website

Daily Bread Food Pantry

(Food Pantry)

www.dailybreadfoodpantry.com

(203) 826-8252

25 West Street
Danbury, CT 06810

EdAdvance

(Educational Services)

edadvance.org/adult-learners/overview

Family ReEntry

(Reentry Services, Substance Abuse Services)

www.familyreentry.org/reentry

(203) 838-0496

75 Washington Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Goodwill Southern New England

(Employment Services)

www.goodwillsne.org/individual-employment-services

(203) 777-2000

432 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473

The House of Bread

(Food, Housing and Education Services)

www.hobread.org

(860) 549-4188

1453 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Literacy Volunteers

(Educational Services)

www.lvagnh.org

Mercy Learning Center

(Educational Services)

www.mercylearningcenter.org/learning-programs

203-334-6699

637 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Eligibility requirements: Women Only

Root Center for Advanced Recovery

(Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse Services)

www.rootcenter.org

(800) 862-2181

335 Broad Street
Manchester, CT 06040

St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury

(Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry, Homeless Shelter Services)

www.svdpmission.org

(203) 754-0000

34 Willow St
P.O. Box 1612
Waterbury, CT 06721

Spooner House

(Homeless Shelter Services)

www.actspooner.org/news.html

(203) 225-0453

30 Todd Road
Shelton, CT 06484

Workforce Alliance

(Job Training)

www.workforcealliance.biz

203-867-4030

560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd
New Haven, CT 06519

The Workplace, Inc.

(Employment Services, Job Training)

https://www.workplace.org/Center-180

(203) 610-8500

1000 Lafayette Blvd, Suite 501
Bridgeport, CT 06604