We are committed to helping our families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our clinical services, including individual therapy, are now available online.
Due to COVID-19, we are now using teletherapy to provide all clinical services.
Simple and easy to use, teletherapy enables children and families to see and talk with their therapist using an Internet connected computer or smartphone. To learn more about our teletherapy services CLICK HERE.
Important Community Resources
2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the Connecticut local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. Dial 2-1-1 or CLICK HERE.
Want the latest local information about COVID-19 and available community support resources? CLICK HERE to visit the City of Norwalk website.  CLICK HERE to visit the Norwalk ACTS website.

DO YOU FEEL SICK?

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath) and feel you may have been exposed to the coronavirus, don’t panic. Please stay home and call your doctor. Please do not go to a doctor’s office or emergency department in person without calling ahead and speaking to a health care provider. If you don't have a doctor click here

NEED FOOD?

Norwalk Public Schools
Until further notice, free meals for children ages 2-18 may now be picked up at fifteen food centers across the city (click here for locations) from 12 noon to 2 pm, Monday through Friday.

Click here to learn about other Norwalk organizations that offer pantry and/or meal services.
Salvation Army Norwalk , 14 Byington Place, Norwalk, CT 06850 
Food Pantry services for families and individuals every two weeks, no appointment needed.  Citizenship status not required, only some form of ID needed to prevent overuse of the program. Pre-packed food provided through their Social Services Office window  from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Mon-Fri.  For information please call (203) 866-2125 or click here.
Open Doors Shelter, 4 Merritt Street, Norwalk, CT 06854
Food pantry hours Monday through Friday 9:30 AM-11:30 AM. No documents required. For more information please call (203) 866-1057 or click here.

NEED DIAPERS?

If you or someone you know needs diapers, use The Diaper Bank of Connecticut Directory to find a diaper bank in your area.

FEELING ANXIOUS? IN DISTRESS?

Feeling anxious about the coronavirus and concerned about isolation in the coming weeks? You're not alone. These feelings are normal, and help is available.
Are you in distress?
Call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services free 24-hour Disaster Distress Helpline at (800) 985-5990.
Want help coping with COVID-19?
Acknowledging, recognizing and acting on mental distress in these uncertain times is key to lessening the impact. Visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness .
Interested in joining a confidential support group?
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers over 70 types of free online support groups?  Visit them here.
Interested in learning yoga, meditation, wellness?
Toivo is a peer-run, nonprofit that now offers that a variety of online classes, support groups, and resources including women's groups, men's groups, yoga, meditative coloring, and more. For their complete list visit them here.

TALKING COVID-19 WITH KIDS.

Try to spend more time with your children during the COVID-19 health crisis. Not only will this help them feel more secure, it also will provide you an opportunity to talk with your children about any concerns they may be having. LEARN MORE HERE.

NEED INTERNET ACCESS?

ALTICE
For households with K-12 and/or college students participating in distance learning due to school closures - and who were not Altice customers for at least 60 days - Altice is offering a discounted Internet subscription plan. Learn if you qualify here.

COMCAST
Discounted Internet for eligible families.  Learn More Here.

LOOKING FOR HEALTH INSURANCE?

Access Health CT Announces A New Special Enrollment Period For Uninsured Connecticut Residents. Uninsured individuals can sign up for health insurance coverage through Access Health CT during the NEW Special Enrollment Period until April 17, 2020.

NEED PRESCRIPTIONS DELIVERED?

Walgreens | Free Home Delivery for Prescription Refills
CVS Health | Free Home Delivery for Prescription Refills

If you are concerned about your medication refills or current supply, please contact your providing pharmacy about Submission Clarification Code 13 (SCC-13). This is a widely used code in pharmacy that allows for pharmacists to override medication/prescription refill barriers based on an emergency/disaster.

CELL PHONE SERVICE DISCOUNTS.

Assurance Wireless - Providing all customers unlimited minutes and texts from through 5/20 as well as 6 GB of data for free.

TracFone/Straighttalk (Walmart's minute plan): Partnering with Safelink Wireless to enroll clients in free minutes, assistance with bill pay, waiving reactivation fees, setting clients up with data and texting packages. Click Here for details.

Verizon: Suspending late fees/re-connection fees, providing bill assistance, and offering extra minutes with proof financial stress and/or unemployment due to COVID. Apply online through your account.

AT&T: Free/reduced cost wifi/hotspots through your phone, unlimited data for all existing clients, and providing services at $10 per month for families with no income, low income, or financial strain due to COVID. Will extend the $10 per month plan after COVID crisis.

Cricket: Waiving re-connection fees, and all service fees on payments. Can use Bridge Pay to pay current bills in future months, over a longer period of time, and/or smaller payments per billing cycle. Includes minute plans.

NEED HELP PAYING UTILITIES?

Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG) - click here
United Illuminating (UI) - click here
This page was last updated 11:00 am, October 6, 2020.  The information on this page will be updated frequently - please check back often.