211 Infoline Emergency Housing

Homeless Prevention

Need help right now? Dial 211

Anyone seeking shelter in Connecticut must connect directly with 211 before receiving help.

If you contact CCEH or any other shelter in the state, you will be referred back to 211 as it is the first step in getting housing.

211 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need; housing, utility assistance, food, child care, after-school programs, elder care, crisis intervention, and much more. 211 is always ready to assist you find the help you need. Dial 211 or search online. If you are outside of Connecticut or have a problem using the 211 number, dial 800-203-1234.

More information regarding emergency housing options