Community Resources in the Greater Hartford Area
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 offers comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence.
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.
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 awareness; and financial literacy education.
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 (CCWF) is an organization that provides professional and businesswomen with networking and resource opportunities.
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
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.
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.
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.