What We Do
Hands On Hartford’s programs focus on food, housing, economic security, engaging volunteers and connecting communities.
MANNA: Provides direct relief to thousands of Hartford neighbors each month. Through Community Meals, Community Pantry, Senior Community Café, and the Backpack Nutrition Program for children, we provide meals and groceries to individuals and families facing food insecurity.
Assistance & Advocacy: Vital support through community connections, referrals, security deposit & utility assistance, basic health screening, nutrition education and employment & education expense assistance.
HOH Housing: Provides individuals and families with:
· Safe and affordable housing and related support services (including for those living with HIV/AIDS) at Peter’s Retreat
· Supportive services to tenants of George Beach Home
· Individualized housing case management and related support services through the Healthcare & Housing (CIHHN) and Homelessness Prevention (ESG) projects
Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau: An alliance of concerned individuals who have experienced and continue to experience homelessness who speak out against this unjust reality by organizing speaking engagements hosted by a diverse range of community groups.
None of these services would be possible without the dedication and support of volunteers. Through our Community Engagement program, volunteers play a vital role in all of our service areas. In order to address the great need in the Hartford community, and to deepen volunteers’ connection to Hartford, our volunteers also participate in service projects at other organizations around the greater Hartford area.
In early 2015, we began construction on a new home for Hands On Hartford’s services and housing in the Parkville neighborhood of Hartford. This new home will allow us to serve more people, more comprehensively. Click here to learn more!
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