Helpful Contacts for Those in Need

Home Ownership for People With Disabilities:

The pros and cons of homeownership for those with a disability are discussed, listing financial assistance opportunities, explaining disability rights in housing, and more.​

Medicare Ins and Outs: 

This free resource highlights coverage, costs, eligibility, and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions.

Mesothelioma Hope: 

At Mesothelioma Hope, we offer free resources reviewed by certified oncologists and provide detailed information about Mesothelioma and its health impacts. Our mission is to raise awareness about cancer and other asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma.


Natural Family Planning:


​Senior Care and Assisted Living is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.


Caring for the elderly:

Carol Wells, Community Outreach and Senior Advocate -- (800) 204-7132

Cerebral Palsy & Aging


Soup Kitchens & Pantries: 

Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries: | 860-388-1988

Food Pantry at St. Mark Church: Bob Edburg - 860-304-3454 | Tuesdays 11:30am – 2:15pm

St. Vincent DePaul:

Middletown – | 860-344-0097

Norwich – | 860-889-7374


Telemedicine - online doctor --


Veteran Support:

Youth & Family Services: 

Westbrook - | 860-399-9239

Old Saybrook - | 860-395-3190

Child Birth Injuries:
Causes of Child Birth Injuries

Homeless & Runaway Youth:

Healthy Futures:  

Families can choose to join our program at any time during their parenting journey, from pregnancy up to age six. This free, at-home visiting program, is open to all families who reside in Middlesex County, as well as Madison, Guilford, and Old Lyme.   

The goals of this program are to:   

  • Increase parents’ knowledge of early childhood development through sharing of Parent Handouts 

  • Enhance parenting practices

  • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues through regular screenings and assessments  

  •  Increase school readiness through development of school readiness skills  



Adderall Abuse:


Addiction Treatment Division:

Other Drugs: | 1-818 773-9999 x 135

Alcohol: | 1-866-783-7712 | 1-888-825-2666 - (if someone else’s drinking is affecting your life)



Food: | 1-505-891-2664


Gambling:  -  Connecticut Hotline Number: 1-855-2CALLGA (855-222-5542)



     More Catholic websites recommendations can be found via Untangling the Catholic Web.


While these organizations by their structure are not affiliated with either Parish or the Diocese of Norwich, we are enriched by the support, generosity and opportunities for Christian Service they provide.