Learn about programs that help you find and afford proper nutrition and wholesome meals.
These links will take you to 211CT.org, where you can refine your search by town.
A federal program that subsidizes nutritious meals provided to elderly adults who participate in approved adult day care programs.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helps eligible individuals stretch their dollars at grocery stores and farmers markets by providing monthly benefits through a credit card system.
Eligible low-income seniors are provided with $18 per year to buy fruits and vegetables at authorized Connecticut farmers' markets statewide.
Food pantries provide food to those in need and are located throughout Connecticut.
Programs that provide nutritious home delivered meals for homebound seniors.
Soup kitchens provide meals to anyone in need.
Senior Cafés provide hot, nutritionally balanced meals to seniors in a group setting such as a senior center in the company of others in their community.
These organizations provide Thanksgiving meals to anyone in need throughout the state of Connecticut.
Get access to food delivery, food pantries, special senior grocery hours, and other ways to help you during this crisis
Several area Senior Centers provide nutritionally balanced meals friendly company of others.
Dining out nutrition program available to anyone age 60 or older, regardless of income, who lives in the Greater Waterbury or Greater Danbury areas.
This tool provided by Connecticut Food Bank will help you locate a food pantry close to where you live.
Connecticut program that serves nutritionally balanced meals and provides education and nutrition counseling to individuals 60 years of age.
Find a "Live Well" or "Live Well with Diabetes" workshop in your area. These workshops include nutritional guidance as part of chronic disease self-management.
If you are over 60 and/or have a serious underlying medical condition, it may be unsafe to do your routine grocery shopping during these uncertain times. Please call Connecticut Community Care at (203) 591-5485 and we will help connect you to available resources.
In August, September and October of 2020, boxes of produce will be available from the Danbury Farmers’ Market for pick up or delivery. The boxes include healthy, fresh produce from the farmers’ market vendors. Availability is limited. Call 203-591-5485 to pre-order your Produce Boxes.
Some stores offer the convenience of a shopping and delivery service. A small fee is paid based on the size of the order. Check with your local supermarkets to see if they deliver. Peapod by Stop & Shop is a grocery shopping and delivery service.
Prepared meals delivered to a person's home for individuals who are unable to prepare or obtain nourishing meals on their own.
A guide to food pantries, mobile food pantries, delivered meals, congregate meal sites, SNAP, and farmers markets in Danbury CT.
Guía para bancos de alimentos, bancos de alimentos móviles, comida a domicilio, mercados de agricultores, y SNAP (Cupones de Alimentos/Food Stamps) en Danbury, CT.
Guia para bancos de alimentos, bancos de alimentos móveis, entrega de alimentos, mercados de agricultores e SNAP (Food Stamps) em Danbury, CT.
Visit your town's Senior Center page to learn about local resources.
In the State of Connecticut, the Department of Aging and Disability Services provides assistance and training on the issues of Medicare fraud through the Senior Medicare Patrol.
During times when job security may be a concern for individuals of all ages, it is helpful to improve upon or learn new skills that will help us stand out in future endeavors.
While many of us are staying home and community events are going virtual, so are online learning classes and workshops. We are happy to announce the CT Healthy Living Collective has been able to make all their workshops available virtually for the fall season!