In Greater New Haven, one in eight residents report not having enough money to buy food as rates of inequality rise to historically high levels.
Dive Into The Issues
The safety net is increasingly under strain as growing inequality continues to drive up the numbers of people unable to meet their own basic needs.
This report published jointly by the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement and the New Haven Food Policy Council presents the data on food insecurity in New Haven, how the community is responding and what more can be done.
Open Communities Alliance's September 2017 Out of Balance report shines a light on the opportunity gap in Connecticut and the role subsidized housing policy plays in generating and reinforcing it.
Local food is not just a movement. It's a market reality. And it is part of a broad effort to fight hunger, improve nutrition, and build community.
The Community Foundation supports services that target immediate basic needs as well as efforts that seek long term solutions.
Find Local Basic Needs Organizations
Community Action Agency of New Haven is collaborating with other agencies in our community and advocating for support statewide.Read More ›
This local nonprofit helps families get back on their feet after times of turmoil, securing safe housing, affordable furniture and other support services. Read More ›