Community/Tunxis Resources

Please contact Alison McCarthy at 860-773-1487 for additional assistance or availability of emergency funds.


Call 2-1-1 or visit if you are looking for immediate shelter

For shelters and other housing concerns

Youth Navigator (18-23) call Maya at 860-331-6916

Food Assistance

CT Food Bank or call 203-469-5000

SNAP eligibility –—SNAP or call 1-800-842-1508

Bristol Salvation Army-Soup Kitchen

Tunxis Food Pantry

Childcare Assistance

Care for Kids

Call 2-1-1 or visit or 1-800-505-1000

Legal Aid Programs

Statewide Legal Services-free 1-800-453-3320 or

Connecticut Legal Services-free or call 860-344-0447

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund-free or call 860-524-0601

Energy Assistance

CT Energy Assistance Program or call 1-800-842-1132 or 2-1-1 or visit

Energy Assistance Program or call 860-424-5889

Operation Fuel Call 2-1-1 or visit

Community Health Centers

Bristol Community Health Center – call 860-585-5000

Wheeler Bristol Family Health and Wellness Center – Call 888-793-3500

Health Care Assistance -Insurance

Access Health CT 855-805-4325

Husky Health 877-284-8759


Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital – Caring Closet or call 860-585-3481

Gifts of Love call 860-676-2323

Tunxis Clothing Closet – Call Alison at 860-773-1487

Money Management

Free Financial Counseling

Free Financial Education Workshops

Understanding Debt