Family Resource Center

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The Family Resource Center provides a wide variety of services designed to support the healthy development of families. If you have questions regarding the resources below, please contact the Family Resource Site Coordinator at 860-823-4205 x 2531.

Additional Resources for Families:

Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Program: Submit Your Application by 9/30

  • Habitat for Humanity’s vision is to make a difference in the lives of our local communities by fulfilling the dream of home ownership with an affordable mortgage, while helping to eliminate sub-standard housing in Eastern Connecticut. This application round is now open and accepting applications for homes located in Gales Ferry and Norwich until September 30th. This will be the last chance to apply this year – the next round opens March 2023.

 

Family Resource Guide 6.1.22

This packet contains 27 pages of local resources for families- including food assistance programs, domestic violence, utility assistance, health care, mental health, counseling, transportation, employment services, parenting classes and many more. NPS updates this packet regularly as more resources become available.

First page of the PDF file: Helping_Our_Children_Supporting_Their_Mental_Health

This packet is designed to help families in crisis. This provides practical advice for parents of children who are depressed, anxious, suicidal and engaging in self-harm. This information highlights alternatives to the Emergency Department, how to locate counselors for your child, developing family plans, using school resources, etc.