Emergency Basic Needs

Emergency Basic Needs

Emergency Financial Services

Emergency help for families facing emergency situations can be found at Catholic Charities in Norwich, New London, Middletown, and Willimantic. The primary goal of Emergency Services and Case Management Services is to provide assistance, information, referrals to community resources, as well as case management for individuals and families in crisis situations, to help meet their immediate basic needs.

We offer assistance in the following areas:

  • Food
  • Shelter (including rental assistance when available)
  • Clothing (including vouchers issued when available)
  • Utilities
  • Prescription Assistance
  • Emergency Transportation
  • Through a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, the program provides SNAP outreach and enrollment services to help meet the food needs of the unemployed and underemployed.

For further program information please call:
Norwich: 860.889.8346 ext 265
New London: 860-443-5328 ext 12
Willimantic: 860-423-7065
Middletown: 860-346-0060

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Catholic Charities
Diocese of Norwich

331 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360