Get Help With Food, Housing, Shelter & More
Our programs help families and individuals get through times of crisis. Connect with a CRT Resource Center for help with basic needs like food, housing, shelter, heating or energy assistance, and more. You can search for jobs, apartments or services at a free computer lab with internet access. CRT staff can also direct you to other programs to help you build a more stable and successful future.
Need help right away? Please call Infoline at 211 to find emergency services right away.
Assistance With Basic Needs >
Community Asset Building Initiative (Get help with home buying)
Energy Assistance (Get help with heating or water bills)
Financial Literacy (Learn how to manage money)
Food & Clothing Assistance (Get healthy food for all ages)
Housing Counseling (Get help to avoid home foreclosure)
Resource Centers (Work with CRT staff to learn more about our programs)
SSBG Case Management (Help for Social Services Block Grant recipients)
SNAP Outreach (Get help applying for food benefits)
Transitional Case Management (Get support after release from prison)
VITA Tax Preparation Services (Get free help filing federal and state taxes)
Weatherization Services (Make your home more energy efficient)
“CRT has wonderful people working there. They help you when they can and with whatever you need—they are here for you.”
Community Renewal Team, Inc. is the designated Community Action Agency for Middlesex and Hartford Counties and is the largest non-profit provider of human services in Connecticut. The agency’s mission is Preparing Our Community to Meet Life’s Challenges. The mission is achieved each day by helping people and families become self-sufficient while making sure basic needs are met. CRT’s programs include Meals on Wheels, school readiness, energy assistance and weatherization, supportive housing and shelters, and many others, serving people in more than 60 cities and towns in both our core catchment area and throughout Connecticut.