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If you are homeless or hungry in Fairfield County and in immediate need of assistance, dial 211 or visit

MIRA connects individuals who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or experiencing chronic homelessness to appropriate agencies.

Finding shelter: Housing support resources for at-risk families and individuals

  • Park City Communities 4 and 5 Bedroom waitlists are currently open. The wait time is less than 4 months. This is for family sites unless your income qualifies for Scattered Sites. You must call 203-337-8804 to obtain an application as the office is currently closed for walk-ins. 
  • Bridgeport Homeless Shelter Directory - A list of homeless shelters and services for those in need in Bridgeport and surrounding areas
  • City of Bridgeport, Housing Relocation Assistance - Emergency rental and/or utility assistance for families facing housing-related hardships and emergency relocation services for city residents whose living spaces have been deemed unfit or unhealthy for human habitation
  • Department of Housing, CT - Housing development programs, housing affordability initiatives, community development programs, and individual and family support
  • Family Reentry - Transitional housing support for formerly incarcerated men and women
  • Housing and Homeless Services Unit:  A division of DMHAS (Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services) that provides housing assistance and support for persons who have contacted 211 due to homelessness
  • Homes for the Brave - Immediate or long-term services for homeless veterans
  • Operation Hope - Information about food and housing services for individuals and families in crisis
  • DMHAS' Permanent Supportive Housing: Services that focus on house-based case management housing for those with mental illness or a substance abuse disorder. Contact Alice Minervino at 860-418-6942 or
  • Recovery Network of Programs - A network of care that provides both emergency housing and long term supportive, affordable housing
  • Time for A Change Ministry - Rooms for rent and religious counseling for men in recovery