Links and Resources
Committee on the Concerns of Women Resources
Community Resources in the Greater Hartford Area
Women in Need
Mercy provides a continuum of care for homeless people and families to help them become self-supporting, contributing members of the community.
Prudence Crandall Center for Domestic Violence
Prudence Crandall Center offers comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence.
The Shelter for Women, Hartford
The Shelter for Women (SFW) is a non-profit organization committed to providing excellent residential treatment and educational services for at-risk girls and young women, ages 13 to 21. SFW is the oldest residential treatment program in Connecticut exclusively for girls.
Women's Support Services
Our services include: a 24-hour crisis hotline; emergency shelter; individual support counseling for adults and youths; legal, medical and social service advocacy; support groups; and community education and prevention programs. All WSS services are free of charge and totally confidential.
YWCA serves Greater Hartford with vital programs, including early learning and school-age childcare; emergency, transitional and permanent supportive housing; child abuse prevention; youth leadership development; racial justice awarness; and financial literacy education.
Resources for Professional Women
CT Women's Education & Legal Fund
CWEALF is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women, girls and their families to achieve equal opportunities in their personal and professional lives.
Central Connecticut Women's Forum
Central Connecticut Women's Forum (CCWF) is an organization that provides professional and businesswomen with networking and resource opportunities.
CT Women's Council
The Connecticut Women's Council (CWC) is a greater Hartford area membership organization that serves as a catalyst for diverse professional and executive women who are leaders in their businesses and in the community to connect, collaborate and grow.
Women and Family Services
Connecticut Women's Consortium
The Connecticut Women's Consortium is not a direct service provider, we can identify the population we represent as all of Connecticut's women, across their life spans, who are struggling with mental health and substance use disorders, interpersonal violence, access to respectful and consistent health care, and the stigma associated with these concerns.
Women and Family Life Center
The Women & Family Life Center, a nonprofit organization, helps women and families meet the challenges of daily living and personal development through education, enrichment, support and referral services.
Planned Parenthood CT
The mission of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is to protect the fundamental right of all individuals to manage their own fertility and sexual health, and to ensure access to the services, education and information to realize that right.