All services have moved to 55 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford except MANNA Community Meals and Senior Community Cafe. For more information, click here.
Hands On Hartford, in partnership with others, strengthens community in Hartford by responding faithfully to people in need through programs that change lives and renew human possibility.
What We Do:
Hands On Hartford is a social service nonprofit organization that serves Hartford’s neediest residents in the areas of food, housing, and economic security.
Founded in 1969 as Center City Churches, the agency has had a longstanding commitment to providing respectful, comprehensive services with help from volunteers and community partnerships.
Our current services, reaching about 8,500 people annually, are: MANNA soup kitchen, food pantry, advocacy center, and weekend meal programs for children and seniors;supportive housing and housing assistance including security deposit and utility assistance; Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau to raise public awareness about homelessness; and Community Engagement to promote volunteerism and service learning.