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Bridgeport, Connecticut, like many cities across the United States, is faced with the challenge of homelessness. According to a recent survey conducted by the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, there were over 3,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in the state of Connecticut in 2021. In Bridgeport specifically, homelessness has been a persistent issue, with many individuals and families struggling to find safe and stable housing. However, despite the challenges, there is a growing recognition that homelessness is a critical issue that must be addressed. Many community leaders, nonprofit organizations, and concerned citizens in Bridgeport are working to provide support and resources to individuals experiencing homelessness, recognizing that it is both a moral imperative and a practical necessity to help those in need. There is a growing commitment to finding solutions to homelessness in Bridgeport, with a range of initiatives and programs underway to help individuals and families access safe and stable housing, healthcare, and other essential services.   

Homelessness Care Response: Empowering, Engaging, Educating

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Social Service Agencies


1070 Park Ave. Bridgeport

203-366-8241 M-F 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Operation Hope 636 Old Post Rd, Fairfield


M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Catholic Charities 238 Jewett Ave, Bridgeport


M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Off the Streets Bridgeport 6948 Main St, Trumbull


Opening Doors Fairfield County 815 Main St, Ste 201, Bridgeport


M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

New Reach 387 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport


RYASAP 2470 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport


M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Behavioral Health & Addiction Services

CT Community of Addiction Recovery


430 State St, Bridgeport


M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Liberation Programs 399 Mill Hill Ave, Bridgeport


M-Sat 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Lifebridge 475 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport


M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

MCCA 140 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport


M-F 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Regional Network of Programs 2445 Main St Ste 1, Bridgeport


M-F 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Sage Health Care 752 Park Ave, Bridgeport


M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Health Services

Americares Free Clinic 150 Highland Ave, Bridgeport


Tue/Thurs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sat 9 a.m.-Noon

Optimus Health 982 E Main St, Bridgeport


M/W/Th/F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tues 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Southwest Community Health Center 746 Albion St, Bridgeport