Housing Services

Having a safe home is one of the most important parts of successful recovery. The Connection is a housing first provider, which means we believe that housing must be prioritized for recovery to begin. We have a range of opportunities to assist with housing that include homeless outreach and engagement, emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing. Case Management services are provided throughout the housing process and are available on a long-term basis. We believe on-going supportive services are essential to long-term housing success.
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Outreach and Engagement
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Outreach and Engagement

Helping homeless adults with individualized treatment services and assist in transitioning to appropriate and secure housing.

Please contact us for more information about the program.

Kristin RiceProgram DirectorNew Haven
Referral Needed
Emergency Shelter
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Eddy Shelter

The Eddy Shelter provides emergency shelter and rapid re-housing support to homeless adults while identifying and planning for long-term housing.

Referrals are received through 211.

Stacy HookerMiddletown
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Labella Place

Labella Place provides case management to adult men and women with mental health or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The program offers recovery-oriented services to support access to and engagement in community services while working towards plans to obtain stable housing.

Stacy HookerMiddletown
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Meriden Middlesex Wallingford Young Adult Crisis (MMWYAC)

Providing housing and individualized case management services to support homeless young adults so they can maintain their safety while identifying long-term housing.

Referrals are received through 211.

Stacy HookerMiddletown
Referral Needed
Permanent Supportive Housing
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Groton Pilots

Providing in-home individualized support services and life skill-building for adults with histories of chronic homelessness and mental health and/or substance use disorders. The program goal is to help people maintain their subsidized housing and improve their day-to-day functioning.

All referrals are received through 211.

Christina JacksonGroton
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Jefferson Commons

Providing in-home individualized support services and life skill-building for adults with histories of chronic homelessness and mental health and/or substance use disorders. The program goal is to help people maintain their subsidized housing and improve their day-to-day functioning.

Referrals are received through 211.

Christina JacksonNew London
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Middletown Pilots

Providing in-home individualized support services and life skill-building for adults with histories of chronic homelessness and mental health and/or substance use disorders. The program goal is to help people maintain their subsidized housing and improve their day-to-day functioning.

All referrals are received through 211.

Christina JacksonMiddletown, Old Saybrook
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Milestone Program

Providing on-site voluntary and individualized case management services to formerly homeless adults with disabilities, who are 55 and older and permanently reside in subsidized housing.

Referrals are received through 211.

Sadea Hoff-TarpehBridgeport
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Norton Court

Providing individualized case management services to adults with mental health and substance use issues in order to help support independent living in the community.

Referrals are received through the Community Services Network (CSN).

Kristin RiceNew Haven
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Ondusky Center

Providing intensive case management to formerly homeless adults with a history of mental illness and/or substance use disorders who reside in permanent supportive housing. The program supports clients in maintaining their housing while becoming increasingly self-sufficient.

Referrals are received through 211.

Deborah DejarnetteNew Haven
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Park West

Providing on-site voluntary and individualized treatment and support services to homeless individuals with disabilities and their families. This program is for those who are residing permanently in supportive housing so they can maintain independent living.

Elizabeth HowardVernon
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Pendleton House

A permanent supportive housing program providing individualized case management services to adults with disabilities so they maintain housing and improve their level of functioning.

All referrals are received through 211.

Kristin RiceNew Haven
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Rapid Rehousing for Emerging Adults

The Rapid ReHousing for Emerging Adults program works with homeless young adults aged 18-24 in the Greater Hartford coordinated access region. The program provides time-limited rental assistance to eligible young adults along with intensive community-based case management services targeted towards housing stabilization and self-sufficiency.

The program does not accept direct referrals and all homeless and unstably-housed young adults aged 18-24 should contact 211 for housing and shelter services.

Elizabeth AllwoodStatewide
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Ross Center

Providing intensive case management to formerly homeless adults with a history of mental illness and/or substance use disorders who reside in permanent supportive housing. The program supports clients in maintaining their housing while becoming increasingly self-sufficient.

All referrals are received through 211.

Deborah DejarnetteNew Haven
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Start Program for Young Adults

Providing supportive housing, individualized treatment services, and life-skills education to young adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in order to obtain/ sustain education and employment so they can be financially self-sufficient when they are discharged from the program.

All referrals are received through 211.

John LawlorStatewide
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Start Program for Young Adults Emergency Housing

Providing short-term supportive housing, individualized treatment services, and life-skills education to young adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless so they can secure long-term housing, employment, and connections.

All referrals are received through 211.

John LawlorHartford
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Supportive Housing Fairfield-Bridgeport

Providing on-site voluntary and individualized treatment and support services to homeless individuals with disabilities and their families. This program is for those who are residing permanently in supportive housing so they can maintain independent living.

Adneris SantiagoBridgeport, Fairfield
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Supportive Housing Middlesex

Providing in-home individualized support services and life skill-building for adults with histories of chronic homelessness and mental health and/or substance use disorders. The program goal is to help people maintain their subsidized housing and improve their day-to-day functioning. This program includes Middlesex PILOTS and Next Steps.

Referrals are received through 211.

Christina JacksonMiddlesex/New London Counties
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West Village

Providing homeless adults with a history of mental illness or substance use disorders residing in permanent supportive housing with intensive individualized treatment services to help them keep their housing while becoming self-sufficient.

Referrals are received through 211.

Deborah DejarnetteNew Haven
Referral Needed
Transitional Housing
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Labella Place

Labella Place provides case management to adult men and women with mental health or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The program offers recovery-oriented services to support access to and engagement in community services while working towards plans to obtain stable housing.

Stacy HookerMiddletown

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply contact our toll-free helpline at (855) 435-7955 and one of our friendly trained staff members will connect you to the services you need.

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