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Community Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness: Quick Help - 211

Shelter, Food, Health Care, and more

All-in-one Help - 211

2-1-1 is a program of United Way of Connecticut and is supported by the State of Connecticut and Connecticut United Ways.

2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you find the help you need.

Dial 2-1-1 or search online at If you are outside of Connecticut or have a problem using the 2-1-1-number, dial 1-800-203-1234.

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Downtown Library Closed, Some Spaces Open


Downtown Library Closed, Some Spaces Open including the Center for Contemporary Culture (CCC), the Berkins on Main cafe

The Downtown Library remains closed after suffering significant water damage. Deliveries are being accepted on the Library’s Sheldon Street loading dock. Click the link for frequently asked questions. ... Read More



Social Services@HPL and Hartford 3-1-1-


Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: | Chat:
For Branch locations and hours, click here