COVID-19 Resources

United Way remains committed to serving our community and especially our neighbors living paycheck-to-paycheck who are vulnerable in times of uncertainty.

Concerns about COVID-19 in Western Connecticut are growing and we want to help provide valuable information to you. We will update this page on an ongoing basis as more resources become available.

Answers to many of the questions people may have can already be found by visiting the Connecticut's coronavirus information website at

>>2-1-1 Connecticut's Online Resource Guide for people in need of help, and those looking to give help.

Note: 2-1-1 and are available 24 hours a day, with multilingual assistance and TDD/TTY access for those with a hearing impairment is also available.

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How to Donate  How Can I Help?  |  Additional Health-Related COVID-19 Info  |  Local Hospitals and Health Systems  |  Mental Health Resources  |  For Families Eligible for Free/Reduced-Price Lunch  |  Additional Food Resources  |  Child Care and Early Childhood Resources  |  Educational Resources for Families (Including for students with special needs and learning differences)  |  Income/Financial Stability Resources  |  Sign-Up for Emergency Notifications (Selected Municipalities)  |  Local Government Resources  |  Selected News Resources





How To Donate
Coronavirus is already beginning to devastate many Americans, health-wise and financially. Support local efforts to help our neighbors during this unprecedented time:






How Can I Help?





Additional Health-Related COVID-19 Information and Resources

  •   NOTE: If you are a healthcare worker or first responder and need care for your child while you work, please call 860-756-0864.
  •   2-1-1 information Hotline: If you have further questions, call 2-1-1 or text "CTCOVID" to 898211. This information hotline is only intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly urged to contact their medical provider to seek treatment.





Local Hospitals and Health Systems





Mental Health Resources





Income/Financial Stability Resources





Child Care/ Early Childhood Resources

For Child Care Providers

For Families




For Families Eligible for Free/Reduced-Price School Meals





Additional Food Resources




Educational Resources for Families

For Students with Special Needs or Learning Differences





Sign-Up for Emergency Notifications (Selected Municipalities)





Local Government Resources





Selected News Resources