Hungry? CRT Can Help Find Healthy Food
CRT has food programs to help individuals and families throughout Central Connecticut.
CRT Resource Centers distribute up to three days of food to individuals and families. Call to see if food is available. Contact one of CRT’s Resource Centers for more information about our Food Pantries.
- Call (860) 560-5738 for the CRT Resource Center at 395 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford
- Call (860) 560-5149 for the CRT Resource Center at 330 Market Street, Hartford
- Call (860) 347-4465 for the CRT Resource Center at 32 Washington Street, Middletown
Foodshare hosts mobile distribution sites located throughout the greater Hartford area. Please click the Mobile Foodshare link to see a map of all distribution sites open to the public.
Online Grocery Purchase is Now Available with SNAP: As of June 2, 2020, individuals can now use their SNAP benefits available on their EBT debit-type card to purchase eligible food items online for delivery or curbside pickup at participating food retailers. For more information, please view the SNAP details from the state of Connecticut.
Senior Community Cafés offer lunch to people 60 years or older, as well as their spouses or caretakers. Cafés are located in Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties. Most are open Monday through Friday. Click Senior Cafés for more information about our Community Cafes, or call 860-560-5828.
Meals on Wheels are available to medically home-bound seniors living in Central Connecticut. Hot, nutritious meals can be delivered right to your home. Click Meals on Wheels for more information about this program, or call 860-560-5828.
The Summer Food program for children is available in Hartford and neighboring towns each year. Children 18 years or younger and parents or caretakers, in some locations, get free healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks; some locations also have activities. Most sites are open Monday through Friday from the last week of June through the third week of August. Click Summer Food for locations, hours and information about this program, or call 860-347-4465, ext 228 or ext 231.
See if you are eligible for SNAP benefits
CRT’s SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Outreach is available to anyone living on a low or fixed income that is currently living in Hartford County or Middlesex County. SNAP can put more food on your table! Find out more about CRT’s SNAP Outreach Program.
For more information about these food programs, please contact:
CRT Nutrition Department
555 Windsor Street, Hartford
Telephone: (860) 560-5828
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 8 am – 4 pm
Community Renewal Team is an equal opportunity provider.
“I am 92 years old and I get Meals on Wheels every day. I like their food because it’s hot and freshly made.”
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