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Food & meals

if the services below are unable to meet your needs, contact Capt. Proulx

State of CT SNAP Food Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • No interview required. Approx $200 per family member each month

  • Max gross income of $3,970 for family of 4 to be eligible

  • Application in multiple languages CLICK HERE

 

 

CT food bank - Danbury area (http://www.ctfoodbank.org)

  • https://www.dailybreadfoodpantry.com/

    • Open M: 1-2:30pm and F: 10-11:30am. Can access one bag of groceries at food pantry once per month

  • ARC Food Pantry

    • Comida Program distributes non-perishable goods to those in need on the second and fourth Fridays of the month

    • 203-792-9450

  • Salvation Army Danbury

    • Every SA food pantry will be open M, W, F from 9am – 12Noon

    • Those is need of food should call for an appointment in an attempt to keep lines and crowds down.

    • The food pantry is open W: 10am-11:15am, 1pm-3:15pm.

    • Free bread is provided on Wed beginning at 11am.

  • http://www.jerichopartnership.org/

    • Food pantry serves anyone in need, Fridays @ 2-3:30pm

  • Mobile Food Pantry

    • Provides outdoor food distribution for low income families and individuals on second Wednesday of the month, 9:30am.

    • Food items are mostly fresh produce and bread. Food pantry is sponsored by Connecticut Food Bank and New Hope Baptist Church.

  • CAAWC Food Pantry

    • Emergency food for residents of Bethel, Bridgewater, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding and Ridgefield who are in need.

    • May come once a month.

    • The food pantry is located in the basement at the New Hope Baptist Church, 10 Dr. Aaron B. Samuels Boulevard, Danbury. Hours: Th: 1-4pm.

    • Registration is at 66 North Street, Danbury or at church.

Financial assistance sites

  • CT Women Infancts and Children (WIC) HERE

  • CT Financial Assistance HERE

  • COVID-19 - CARES Act HERE

 

City of Danbury

 

Guides to accessing food:

English: HERE

Espanol:  HERE

 


The Family Resource Centers at Morris St & the Family & Community Center are open by phone for referrals, services and to answer questions.

Morris St            203-790-2682

FACE Center     203-797-4734

email: familylearningcenter@danbury.k12.ct.us

 

Hillside Food Outreach is prepared to make home deliveries to people in the Danbury area.  Call  203-702-4881.  https://hillsidefoodoutreach.org/

 

Danbury Public Schools Meals

  • Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 10:00 to 11:30 AM

  • Rogers Park Middle School                 21 Memorial Drive

  • Ellsworth Avenue School                     53 Ellsworth Avenue

  • Morris Street School                            28 Morris Street

  • Shelter Rock School                             2 Crows Nest Lane

  • Stadley Rough School                         25 Karen Road

  • Mill Ridge Primary School                   49 High Ridge Road

  • Park Ave School                                   82 Park Avenue

Stay in your car. 2meals for each student daily.

 

Town of Ridgefield

 

Ridgefield social services     203-431-2754

Ridgefield Food and Nutrition Service Department will be providing free lunch grab and go meals to all Ridgefield Public School students Monday - Friday during the emergency school closure.

  • East Ridge Middle School – front vestibule

  • Time: 11am - 1pm only

  • 1 Grab and go bag meal

  • Click HERE for additional details on the program

 

Town of New Fairfield

 

New Fairfield social services     203-312-5669

We will have breakfast and lunch to-go bags available for pick-up Mon - Wed - Fri from 8:30am - 11:30am.  Drive through pick-up is at New Fairfield High School. 

School & Education info

Need a PowerSchool Parent Portal? https://sites.google.com/danbury.k12.ct.us or /helpsitefordistancelearning/home/powerschool


Kindergarten Registration:  https://sites.google.com/a/danbury.k12.ct.us/schoolregistration/

Q: Will schools open on the 21st?

A: No, schools will not reopen on that date. It’s a date the Governor choose to start to look at reopening the state. 

 

Q: When will Danbury Public Schools reopen?

A: Dr. Pascarella and his leadership team have convened a group to devise a reopening plan.  This will happen slowly while ensuring that schools can be opened safely and on the advice of medical and local health officials.

 

Q: My child’s computer is not working correctly, what can I do?  

A: Email your school Help Desk. Addresses are available at  https://sites.google.com/danbury.k12.ct.us/helpsitefordistancelearning/home/help-desk?authuser=0I’

 

Q: I'm not sure of my role in helping my child with distance learning. Do you have resources for this?

A: Go to https://sites.google.com/danbury.k12.ct.us/helpsitefordistancelearning/home  This site has been designed especially for families to support their child’s learning. It is in multiple languages for easy use.

 

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