Human Services

Monday, January 22, 2018
Households Which Earned $54,000 or Less in 2017 Can File State and Federal Taxes for FREE

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 10:00am at LifeBridge Community Services, members of the Greater Bridgeport Family Economic Security Coalition, coordinated by the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS), will kick-off the start of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) season. VITA is a program sponsored by the IRS, where trained volunteers prepare and file state and federal returns for low-moderate income families for free. Families who had an income of $54,000 or less in 2017 may qualify for free tax preparation services. 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Danbury’s Promise for Children Partnership Hosts Community Report Out

DANBURY, CT -- Danbury’s Promise for Children Partnership in conjunction with the United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce a Community Report Out event on January 23, 2018, at 8:00 am in the Community Room of the Danbury Police Headquarters.

Sunday, January 14, 2018
Goya Foods Donates to Hartford Relief Center

HARTFORD, CT -- Thanks to Goya Foods, Inc. and its Goya Gives campaign, displaced families served by Hartford's the Centro de Ayuda Para Nuestros Amigos Caribeños (Relief Center for our Caribbean Friends) had a reason to celebrate the new year. The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) manages the relief center, which opened on November 1. The Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving was instrumental in securing the
generous donation from Goya Foods.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The Giving Fund Deadline Extended

DANBURY, CT -- As in previous years, the United Way of Western Connecticut administers the fund at no charge, so 100 percent of the donations go to the cases. Any donations received above the amount needed for a case will benefit underfunded cases. If all are funded, then the money will be used for other United ...