A Safe Haven for Homeless Families
CRT’s 40-bed family shelter in East Hartford welcomes adults and their children. Dads, moms and two-parent families will find a safe environment. Case managers help connect families to services in the community.
The shelter is open 24 hours a day for families with children. A parent or guardian must be with their children at all times. Other children are expected to be in school while their parent(s) look for work or permanent housing. We help families keep their children in school, or re-enroll in new schools. Families work on their goals of finding jobs and moving into stable housing.
Staff speaks English and Spanish.
To check on available space at the East Hartford Family Shelter you must call 2-1-1 first. Preference may be given to residents of East Hartford.
Note: Sex offenders and arsonists are not accepted.
Residents must be:
- 18 or older (or children with an adult)
- Open to case management with goals of housing
- Willing to follow shelter rules
- Able to care for themselves
- Bring a form of identification
- CRT enters client information into the CT Homeless Management Information Systems
For more information
To check on available space at the East Hartford Family Shelter you must call 2-1-1 first.
East Hartford Community Shelter
Operating Hours: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
Funding provided by:
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