Local & State Resources for Plainfield Families

Local & State Resources for Plainfield Families
Resources for your Family

Local & State Resources for Plainfield Families

Food Resources:

Plainfield Public Schools is providing free meals Mon-Fri 11-1 at PHS and PCMS, and 12-1 at MES. Food for children 18 and under (children need not be present for pickup).

Project PIN Food Pantry - Contact 211 for available hours

Applications for Food Stamps (SNAP) are available at:https://portal.ct.gov/DSS/SNAP/Supplemental-Nutrition-Assistance-Program---SNAP

Income Security:

Public Assistance - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Cash benefits available online at:  Connecticut Temporary Assistance for Needy Families - TANF CT program

Unemployment Insurance Benefits:

If you lost your job, you can file for unemployment benefits at www.filectui.com

Health Insurance:

You may qualify for HUSKY, the state’s Medicaid health insurance, by visitingConnecticut Husky Health. If you need health insurance due to the loss of a job or if you meet income guidelines, contact Access Health CT at 1-855-805-4325.

Utilities and Fuel Delivery:

CT banned all utility shut offs during the crisis. Families facing shutoff or whose utilities were shutoff should call the Public Utility Authority (PURA) at 1-800-382-4586.

Energy Assistance/ Fuel:

The ban on utility shut offs does not apply to fuel oil. Operation Fuel is taking applications and can be reached at 860-243-2346 or at http://www.operationfuel.org

Housing Protection:

Procedures for evicting tenants in Connecticut’s housing court have been suspended until at least April 1. People facing evictions may get some relief. If a person has an eviction pending, they can call Statewide Legal Services 800-453-3320.

Early Childhood Services:

Services for children, birth through age eight in Brooklyn, Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam, Sterling, & Thompson - Northeast Early Childhood Council http://www.neccouncil.org