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Find how to get aid and assistance in all cities and counties in Connecticut including Bridgeport and Hartford.
A HUSKY plan is one of three options that are available that will offer free or low-cost health insurance to uninsured children and youth in Connecticut. 1-877-284-8759
The Connecticut Rental Assistance Program (RAP). This program will help low income families with rent. It allows them to afford decent and safe housing in the private market. Families can even find their own apartments and housing, including townhouses, apartments, and single-family homes, and receive grants to help them pay the rent. Find more ways to receive rent help. Continue. 1-800-842-1508
Additional Rent Help
The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program is another source of rent and housing assistance. Find help with making rent payments, security deposits, and more. More.
This program will help people with disabilities and senior citizens who live in Connecticut afford prescription drug medications and help them with paying pharmacy bills. 1-800-423-5026
Free Health Care
Connecticut individuals and families and can get free health care from the AmeriCares Free Clinics. They have clinics located in Danbury, Bridgeport, and Norwalk. Read more on Connecticut free health care.
Find information on non-profits, community clinics, charities, and heath care centers that can provide either low cost or free, yet high quality, medical care. Free Connecticut clinics.
Not only are there clinics that help with general health care needs, but some centers also focus on offering dental care, check ups, consultations and assistance. Click here for a listing of free dental clinics in Connecticut.
State-Administered General Assistance (SAGA) Medical Program
SAGA Medical will provide medical assistance and help with health care expenses to those who do not qualify for other aid, or those who are awaiting eligibility determination for other medical assistance programs and help. 1-800-842-1508
Temporary Family Assistance
A cash assistance grant program that helps pay for both special and basic needs which are paid to recipients of Jobs First. 800-842-1508
Connecticut runs a hotline that provides free legal advice. There are also various law firms and attorneys that provide free legal aid on a pro-bono basis. Learn more on Connecticut free legal advice.
Connecticut Foreclosure Aid, Mortgage Refinancing, and Mortgage Help
There is a mortgage and foreclosure program that will assist families with their mortgages, and help them avoid foreclosure. More.
Also, find out how non-profits can provide high quality foreclosure counseling. More on Connecticut HUD counseling agencies.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
A nutrition program that helps lower income families and individuals buy food and provides grants for groceries.
Food Banks and Distribution Centers
Connecticut has dozens of food banks, pantries, and non-profit organizations that provide free or low cost food and non-financial aid to families and individuals who need assistance. More on Connecticut food banks.
Heating and Energy Bills
Find a listing of assistance programs that can help families in Connecticut pay their monthly utility and heating bills. Read more.